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Zvezda beats Budućnost and sets the all-time regular season record

Crvena zvezda mts have beaten Budućnost VOLI at home court in Belgrade in the last game of the regular season and the last test of the two sides before the Playoffs… where they will meet each other again.

Stefan Jovic (Photo: Crvena zvezda mts)

ABA League Regular Season, Round 26, 13.3.2017:

CRVENA ZVEZDA MTS – Budućnost VOLI 82:66 (27:22, 23:23, 16:14, 16:7)

MATCH STATISTICS

PHOTO GALLERY

POST-GAME COMMENTS

Game recap: Crvena zvezda mts have beaten Budućnost VOLI in the last game ahead of the semi-finals of the season and have ended the regular season with 25 wins on their record, while losing only once, which is the best regular season record made by any team in the history of the regional competition. Previously, three teams have ended the regular season with 2 victories – Union Olimpija in 2001/02, Partizan NIS in 2007/08 and Crvena zvezda mts in 2014/15 season.

The score of this game has set the semi-finals pairs, where Crvena zvezda mts will again meet Budućnost VOLI that ended the regular season as fourth. In the other semi-final pair, Cedevita will face Partizan NIS.

The score of this game has set the semi-finals pairs, where Crvena zvezda mts will again meet Budućnost VOLI that ended the regular season as fourth. In the other semi-final pair, Cedevita will face Partizan NIS.

Key moments: The teams were still close at half time, when Zvezda led 50:45. However, the home side opened the second half with a 10:2 run, pulled away to a 60:47 lead and never allowed the guests to start fighting for the win again.

Man of the match: Charles Jenkins has led the way for Crvena zvezda mts in scoring with 21 points and was the key contributor to another convincing performance by the red and white this season. He added 5 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals for the game-high valuation of 28.

Check out some of the hights of Charles Jenkins' performance during the game:

Can't trick the stats: Crvena zvezda mts demonstrated what supremacy in the paint means. They have outrebounded Budućnost VOLI with 31:20 and this is what decided the winner this time.