Budućnost beat Zvezda and force Game 5 in the 2019 ABA Finals

Friday, 19. April 2019 at 18:58

Game 5 will decide who will be the 2018/19 ABA League champion!

Norris Cole (Photo: Buducnost VOLI)

ABA League Finals, Round 4, Friday, 19.4.2019:

BUDUĆNOST VOLI - Crvena zvezda mts 84:80 (20:25, 15:13, 22:20, 27:22)  *series score 2-2 




Game recap: Game 5 will decide who will be the 2018/19 ABA League champion! Budućnost VOLI defeated Crvena zvezda mts in Game 4 in Podgorica, which means that the score in this series is now all tied - 2-2. 

Game 5 of the 2019 ABA League Finals will be played in on April 22, while Crvena zvezda mts will have a home court advantage in that match. Whoever wins that match will clinch the championship trophy.

Key moments: And once again Budućnost VOLI have made a big comeback to score the win. The home team were down by 10 points in the 3rd quarter, however they managed to reduce the gap to just 1 point before the start of the 4th quarter and then to prevail in a thrilling ending. Crvena zvezda mts had the lead 72:70, with 3 minutes left on the game clock, but then Budućnost VOLI made the key 9:0 run and went in front – 79:72. There was simply not enough time for the visitors to get back in this match.

Man of the match: Norris Cole have done it again! This 30-year old point guard scored 31 points, had 6 rebounds and 6 assists, while his overall index rating was 36!

Can’t trick the stats: Like in the previous match, Crvena zvezda mts crew had problems with turnovers. They made 14 of them this evening.