Crvena zvezda mts have triumphed in this week's ABA League match of the round as they defeated Mega Soccerbet at home court in Belgrade.
Jordan Loyd (Photo: Crvena zvezda mts)
ABA League Round 17, Monday, 1 February 2021:
CRVENA ZVEZDA MTS - Mega Soccerbet 92:85 (28:24, 21:22, 25:20, 18:19)
Game recap: Crvena zvezda mts have triumphed in this week's ABA League match of the round as they defeated Mega Soccerbet at home court in Belgrade. This game was marked by Crvena zvezda mts star player Jordan Loyd who scored his ABA League career-high 29 points to lead the red-and-whites toward the victory.
Crvena zvezda mts now have the overall score of 12-2, while Mega Soccerbet are at 11-6.
Key moments: The home team gained the crucial lead in the final minutes of the 3rd quarter and at the very start of the 4th period. Before that, the score was all tied at 66:66, while then Crvena zvezda mts made a decisive 11:0 run to escape on a double-digit lead – 77:66. Mega Soccerbet managed to reduce the gap to 6 points during the 4th quarter, but Crvena zvezda mts simply did not allow the visitors to come any closer than that.
Man of the match: Jordan Loyd was simply brilliant tonight. Crvena zvezda mts sharp shooter scored career-high 29 points, while he made 8 points in that decisive 11:0 run.
Can’t trick the stats: Despite presenting a very good performance, Mega Soccerbet had a lot of trouble with turnovers. They eventually finished the game with 16 turnovers, while on the other side Crvena zvezda mts had just 8.