Fener took the lead in the final and Monaco stayed alive for qualification!


He came back from…hell, took the macara and leveled the series Monaco!

In a game… definition of the playoffs, the team from the Principality prevailed by a score 93-88 of Fenerbahce in Game of the series, making it 1-1, thanks to Jordan Lloyd’s game-winning 3-pointer 11.4” before the final!

Despite the fact that it was found until at +16 in the first period, Monaco saw Fener close out the third quarter at +9 and to “embrace” the second break. However, with a lasting counterattack in the final, he got the pink card and now goes to Istanbul with the series tied.

The first scorer for the winners was Motieyounas with 18 points, with Lloyd to add 15 and Okombo 13. At 8 was left o Mike James, but he had 7 rebounds and the same number of assists.

For the Turks, his stunning performance backfired Dorsey with 25 points and 6/8 three-pointers, as well as his 23 points Wilbekin.

The match:

Monaco stepped on the gas from the very first minute of the game, and with Mike James scoring five points in the first two minutes, the home team raced to a 9-0 lead. Somewhere there, Tyler Dorsey he took his “weapon” and with 11 personal points, took Fenerbahce on his back, reducing to 14-11 at 5′! With Matiegiounas in a starring role, the Principality team went on an impressive 13-0 run to +16 and 27-11 at 7′before the Turks “nibbled” the difference and closed the quarter at -10 and 31-21.

In fact, the constant counterattack of Sarunas Jasikevicius’ team continued in second period, where with the protagonists of Wilbekin and Calathes, they reduced the difference up to them 3 points (39-36) at 15′. Back-to-back 3-pointers from Okobo and James saw Monaco again pull away with a double-digit lead (50-40) in the 17th minute, before the visitors’ two 3-pointers from Wilbekin in the final minute sent the two teams to locker room with a score of 54-50.

With their bone-crushing defense as an ally, Fenerbahce not only overturned the match, but also built a high margin, closing the third quarter with a safety cushion 9 points (65-74). Space in which the Tyler Dorsey took “fire” with 12 points and 4/4 threes! Monaco’s counterattack was “signed” in the fourth and last quarter by Blossogame, Motiejunas and Lloyd, with the latter scoring the winning three-pointer for final 93-8811.4” before the finale!

The quarters: 31-21, 54-50, 65-74, 93-88.

See the match statistics.

Source: Sport Fm

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