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ANGT: Perfect start for Mega Bemax and Crvena zvezda mts

Both ABA League teams scored wins at the start of the 2019 EuroLeague Adidas Next Generation Tournament. 

Aleksandar Langovic (Photo: EuroLeague)

U18 Mega Bemax and U18 Crvena zvezda mts made a perfect start at the 2019 EuroLeague Adidas Next Generation Tournament.

In the first round of the group stage U18 Mega Bemax defeated U18 Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv by 80:69. Aleksandar Langović shined in the winning team by reaching double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Marko Kljajević added 19 points and 9 rebounds, while Marko Brekić finished the match with 15 points.

U18 Crvena zvezda mts prevailed over U18 Rytas Vilnius at the start of the group stage – 81:66. The red & whites presented an impressive team performance as 5 of their players reached double digits. Vukašin Mašić and Nikola Manojlović were the team top scorers with 13 points, Bojan Tomašević and Marko Pavićević added 12 points each, while Stevan Karapandžić scored 11 points.

2019 EuroLeague Adidas Next Generation Final Tournament, Group Stage, Round 1, Thursday, 16.5.2019:

Group A

U18 Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv – U18 MEGA BEMAX 69:80 (18:24, 14:9, 17:25, 20:22)
Avdija 27, Atias 15 | Langović 21, Kljajević 19.

Group B

U18 Rytas - U18 CRVENA ZVEZDA MTS 66:81 (24:22, 14:22, 16:17, 12:20)
Tubelis 27, Goliancik 9 | Mašić 13, Manojlović 13.

Round 2, Friday, 17.5.2019:

Group A

U18 Mega Bemax – U18 Bayern Munich (09:00)

Group B

U18 Crvena zvezda mts – U18 Valencia Basket (15:00)

Round 3, Saturday, 18.5.2019:

Group A

U18 Mega Bemax – U18 Zalgiris Kaunas (11:00)

Group B

U18 Real Madrid - U18 Crvena zvezda mts (13:00)