Just before Maccabi Tel Aviv tries to continue the momentum in the Euroleague, the 14th round kicked off tonight (Tuesday) with five games: In the early game, CSKA defeated the unfortunate Andulo Zero 65: 100, which continues to crash. Subsequently, Milan and Zalgiris achieved victories over Fenerbahce and Basconia respectively. But the highlight came from Athens, where Real Madrid defeated Panathinaikos 90:93 after two overtimes. Alba Berlin also won at the end of extra time with 84:90 against the Red Star Belgrade.
CSKA – Andulo 65: 100
Who will stop her? After the weak season opener, the Russian gang’s ship stabilizes and looks scarier than ever. This time, CSKA achieved a ninth consecutive victory against the Turks, who count a third loss in a row and move away from the place leading to the playoffs. The Russians ran away already in the first quarter, then left Andulo with 13 points,
Will Claiborn led the CSKA scoring with 22 points, Darren Hillard right behind him with 16 points. Nicola Milutinov (12 points) and Mike James (11 points) closed the scoring in CSKA double digits. 14 points from Vasily Mitchic and 13 from Bryant Dunston were not enough for Andulo.
In the video: a summary of CSKA’s victory over Andulo
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Fenerbahce – Milan 79:71
After two consecutive losses, Ettore Messina and his trainees recovered in Turkey. We arranged for Kokushkov a second consecutive loss and the 14th place in a team with Maccabi Tel Aviv. Points in the next two quarters.Zack Lydie led with 15 points, Kevin Panther added 13. Dishon Pierre’s 16 were not enough for Fener.
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Zalgiris – Basconia 73:92
The Lithuanian champion achieved a second consecutive victory and recovered from the severe avalanche of losses she experienced. The Spaniards, on the other hand, failed to recover from the loss to Maccabi Tel Aviv and counted a second game without a win. The first half was still close, but in the third quarter Zalgiris exploded on the way to 11:24 which decided the match. 13 in Zalgiris 14 by Josepha Pal did not help Basconia.
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Panathinaikos (9: 5) – Real Madrid (5: 9) 93:90 (after 2 overtimes)
The game that promised the most and exists even more came from Athens. Real Madrid had an 8-point lead at the start of the fourth quarter, but great ability from Nemanja Nedovic, who scored 8 points that helped the Greeks shrink to just one point behind. The game remained close until the end of the quarter, when Nedovic scored twice from the line and set 66:68 for the visitors 2:43 minutes to go. But Sergio Yul set a tie 14 seconds to go and sent the game into extra time.
In overtime the game remained close, with Pau sent to the line 7 seconds to go and managing to equalize to 79:79, with Alphtharios Bukhoridis scoring twice. This time Yul, who got the last ball, failed to score and lost a ball when he committed an offense, the game went into extra time.
At this point, Alberto Abelda took responsibility for the game. And scored 7 points in the last 5 minutes. 0:11 seconds to go, Abelda set 88:93 and from that Pau could no longer come back. 93:97 to Blancos at the end.
Real continues in its formidable form, recording its eighth win of the last nine games tonight. The dramatic victory today lifted her to fourth place in the Euroleague table. Pau, on the other hand, is in 15th place.
Red Star Belgrade (10: 4) – Alba Berlin (7: 6) 90:84 (after extra time)
The Serbs miss their fortress without the fans, when this season they recorded a total of 2 home wins, this time the loss was to Alba. The first half was actually for the Red Star, a 0: 9 run in the first quarter lowered the Serbs by a point at the end of the 1st quarter. An advantage that was maintained until the break, thanks to the good ability of Corey Walden and Eugene Dobrich.
In the fourth quarter, the Red Star rose with a promising advantage of 9 points, which increased to 14 points, followed by a three by Jordan Lloyd. But then came Alba’s run under the auspices of Maduo Lou. The Germans’ guard buried 2 consecutive threes and Siba Peyton added two of his own from outside the arc and they reduced the gap to just four. Peyton added another 2 points and set up a 71-71 tie. Here, too, the game went into overtime after 76:76 at the end of the regular game. In overtime the momentum remained with the guest and she took it quite lightly. 84:90 at the end.