In the 14th round of the AdmiralBet ABA League season, Cedevita Olimpija have prevailed over Krka after a major comeback in a local derby on the road in the Leon Štukelj Sports Hall in Novo mesto.
Alen Omic (Photo: Krka/Drago Perko/kosarka.si)
AdmiralBet ABA League Round 14, Sunday, 2 January 2022:
Krka - CEDEVITA OLIMPIJA 83:90 (20:20, 22:13, 27:28, 14:29)
Game recap: In the 14th round of the AdmiralBet ABA League season, Cedevita Olimpija have prevailed over Krka after a major comeback in a local derby on the road in the Leon Štukelj Sports Hall in Novo mesto. This way, Cedevita Olimpija have extended their winning streak in the AdmiralBet ABA League to 4 games and are now on the fifth place with a 9:5 record. On the other side, Krka’s winless streak is now extended to 8 games and their record after 14 games will be 3:11 and they continue to be placed in the danger zone near the bottom of the standings, where only Split is currently behind them, but with one more game still to be played.
Key moments: Krka went ahead in the first half by double digits and they controlled the flow of the game by the end of the third quarter, when they still led by 8 points (69:61). However, as the fourth quarter began, Cedevita Olimpija dominated the court completely and they made an 21:2 run in the opening five minutes, that turned the game completely upside-down and gave the Dragons a double-digit lead (71:82). The battle for a pair of points was over.
Man of the match: Zach Auguste has been the one that has shined the brightest on the winning side, as he led his Cedevita Olimpija to the win with 22 points, 11 rebounds, 1 assist and a game high valuation of 31. He is our man of the match!
Can’t trick the stats: Assists/turnovers ratio has been the one that has pushed Cedevita Olimpija to the win this time, as the Dragons had 17 assists and 11 turnovers, while Krka had only 13 assists and 11 turnovers.