Cibona have prevailed over Cedevita Olimpija in the previously postponed game of the ABA League Round 23 and grabbed an important win on the way to accomplish their goals for the season.
Toni Nakic (Photo: Cibona/Zeljko Baksaj)
ABA League Round 23, Tuesday, 20 April 2021:
CIBONA - Cedevita Olimpija 93:83 (24:19, 17:24, 19:17, 33:23)
Game recap: Cibona have prevailed over Cedevita Olimpija in the previously postponed game of the ABA League Round 23 and grabbed an important win on the way to accomplish their goals for the season. This is the 9th win of the season for the Wolves of Tuškanac and the one that keeps them away from the bottom of the standings after 25 rounds. On the other side, this is the truly bitter defeat for Cedevita Olimpija in their battle for a Playoffs spot, where they now do not have everything in their hands anymore in order to achieve their goal.
This score already makes it clear that Igokea have secured themselves a Playoffs spot, while Cedevita Olimpija and Mornar will be battling for the fourth place.
Key moments: It has been a game, that could have gone either way, all until the final minutes, when Cibona have finally pulled away. They have created themselves the crucial lead between 37th and 40th minute, with their 10:4 run, which put them up 87:79.
Man of the match: Darko Planinić has demonstrated a dominant performance for his Cibona, with 24 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and a valuation of 29 on his record. He is our man of the match!
Can’t trick the stats: Cibona have outrebounded Cedevita Olimpija 30:26 and with dominance on the glass, they have pawed their way towards the valuable win.