Nikola Janković guides Podgorica toward win vs. Helios Suns

Monday, 11. October 2021 at 20:59

Podgorica latest signing Nikola Janković scored 24 points to lead his team toward the win vs. Helios Suns in the opening round of the 2021/22 ABA League 2 season. 

Nikola Jankovic (Photo: ABA League 2/Dragana Stjepanovic)

2021/22 ABA League 2 Regular Season, Round 1, Monday, 11 October 2021:

Helios Suns - PODGORICA 90:95 (17:18, 22:21, 13:26, 38:30)

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Podgorica latest signing Nikola Janković scored 24 points to lead his team toward the win vs. Helios Suns in the opening round of the 2021/22 ABA League 2 season.

Janković has finished the match with 24 points and 7 rebounds, while in the final moments of the game he made two crucial offensive rebounds that sealed the win for his team.  

Podgorica gained the crucial lead in the this match in the 3rd quarter as they won that period by 26:13 to increase their lead to 13 points – 65:52. However, the blue-and-whites really had to give everything they had in the last 10 minutes to keep that lead. Helios Suns managed to reduce the gap in the final minute firstly to 3 points – 90:87, while then to just 2 points – 92:90, but both times Nikola Janković was there to save the day for Podgorica with his offensive rebounds.

Podgorica were much better than Helios Suns in rebounding today as they made 12 rebounds more than their rivals. And, eventually those rebounds decided the winner of this match.

Stats

Helios Suns
00:00 Q4
90 : 95
Podgorica

Players on court

HEL Min P R A S F V
4 Ferme T. 22:01 22 1 1 2 2 22
5 Pašajlić M. 18:03 9 0 1 0 4 -2
8 Ervin C. 18:08 14 1 5 2 3 17
10 Oman U. 24:40 8 2 3 1 1 11
55 Šantelj L. 24:48 2 3 0 0 3 0
POD Min P R A S F V
9 Čarapić O. 18:42 11 3 4 1 4 9
13 Kovačević M. 35:14 21 6 1 3 2 26
23 Janković N. 32:57 28 8 1 0 4 27
27 Korać N. 21:00 7 1 9 0 3 16
30 Langović A. 22:05 7 3 1 1 2 7

Last 5 actions

Min Score Action
game finished
end of 4. quarter
00:02 (Q4)90 : 95 27 KORAĆ N. made free throw (2 of 2)
00:02 (Q4)90 : 94 27 KORAĆ N. made free throw (1 of 2)
00:02 (Q4) 27 KORAĆ N. foul on
00:02 (Q4) 5 PAŠAJLIĆ M. foul (personal)

Top players

VALUE (INDEX)
Ferme T. 22 - 27 Janković N.
POINTS
Ferme T. 22 - 28 Janković N.
REBOUNDS
Prepelič B. 11 - 11 Sejfić I.
ASSISTS
Ervin C. 5 - 9 Korać N.
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