After missing the last three weeks of ABA League action, Borac have returned on court in style as they scored a convincing win against Split in Round 12 of the 2020/21 regular season.
Nikola Kocovic (Photo: Borac/Dusko Radisic)
ABA League Round 12, Sunday, 27 December 2020:
BORAC - Split 90:69 (23:24, 30:19, 13:18, 24:8)
Game recap: After missing the last three weeks of ABA League action, Borac have returned on court in style as they scored a convincing win against Split in Round 12 of the 2020/21 regular season. Borac have taken over the lead at the start of the 2nd quarter and they have stayed in front until the end, while their stunning last-quarter performance definitely made the difference tonight. The home team won that period by 24:8 and sealed the win in this game.
Borac now have the overall score of 3-7, while Split are at 4-8.
Key moments: Borac gained a double-digit lead in during the 2nd quarter – 53:43, however Split have managed to reduce the gap to just 5 points until the end of the 3rd period – 66:61. Still, Borac did not allow the visitors to come any closer. The red-and-whites opened the last quarter with a 10:1 run to get back on a safe distance – 76:62.
Man of the match: Anthony Smith made another great performance for Borac in this season. This 23-year-old power forward finished the match with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, while his overall index rating was 19.
Can’t trick the stats: When you take a look on the stats, you will firstly notice two things – the number of 3-pointers and the number of assists. Borac made 12 three-pointers in this match, while Split made just 3. Also, Borac had 22 assists tonight, while Split had just 4.