Red-hot Fedor Žugić led Budućnost VOLI toward a comfortable win against Cibona
In their first ABA League game in almost a month, Budućnost VOLI scored a comfortable win against Cibona in Podgorica.
Fedor Zugic (Photo: Buducnost VOLI)
ABA League Round 8, Sunday, 22 November 2020:
BUDUĆNOST VOLI - Cibona 87:68 (26:17, 27:14, 20:20, 14:17)
Story of the game: In their first ABA League game in almost a month, Budućnost VOLI scored a comfortable win against Cibona in Podgorica. Recall that Budućnost VOLI had to skip the previous 3 rounds of the regular season due to multiple confirmed COVID-19 cases in the team, but this evening they showed that the long break did not affect the team. The blue-and whites have been in front from the start to the finish and they managed to keep their perfect score in the 2020/21 ABA League campaign.
Budućnost VOLI now have the overall score of 5-0, while Cibona are at 2-6.
Key moments: Budućnost VOLI have gained a 22-point lead already until the halftime, while then the home team increased the gap to 30 points in the middle of the 3rd quarter – 66:36. At that moment it was quite clear that Budućnost VOLI would score a comfortable win in this match.
Man of the match: Budućnost VOLI 17-year-old hot prospect Fedor Žugić has played his best game so far in his ABA League career. Žugić scored his ABA League career-high 20 points, while he made 6 three-pointers out of 7 attempts.
Can’t trick the stats: When you look at the stat sheet, the first thing you will notice is the number of rebounds. Budućnost VOLI had 14 rebounds more than Cibona this night.
Players on court
|11||Della Valle A.||18:13||11||0||1||2||3||9|
Last 5 actions
|end of 4. quarter|
|00:25 (Q4)||87 : 68||NAKIĆ T. made 2 points (jump shot)|
|00:36 (Q4)||MARIĆ I. rebound (offensive)|
|00:39 (Q4)||23 DREŽNJAK M. missed 3 points (jump shot)|
|00:51 (Q4)||PRKAČIN R. rebound (defensive)|
|Cobbs J.||28||-||23||Bundović F.|
|Žugić F.||20||-||18||Bundović F.|
|Ivanović N.||8||-||7||Prkačin R.|
|Cobbs J.||5||-||6||Drežnjak M.|