NLB MATCH OF THE ROUND: Crucial clash in Skopje – MZT host Igokea
In the openin game of the Saturday’s AdmiralBet ABA League schedule, MZT Skopje Aerodrom will be hosting Igokea m:tel at home in their Jane Sandanski Arena in Skopje.
Bryant Crawford (Photo: Igokea m:tel/Marija Vuruna)
AdmiralBet ABA League Round 22, Saturday, 18 March 2023:
MZT SKOPJE AERODROM – IGOKEA M:TEL
Where? Jane Sandanski Arena, Skopje
Story of the game: In the openin game of the Saturday’s AdmiralBet ABA League schedule, MZT Skopje Aerodrom will be hosting Igokea m:tel at home in their Jane Sandanski Arena in Skopje.
It is a game, that might turn out to be crucial for the development of the season for both squads. Currently, MZT Skopje Aerodrom are alone at the last place in the standings with a 4:17 record after 21 games played, while Igokea m:tel are just two wins above them with a 6:14 record after 20 games played.
It’s therefore clear that both of the two squads need to win badly in order to increase their chances of escaping the danger zone near the bottom of the AdmiralBet ABA League standings.
While MZT Skopje Aerodrom have lost their last game and won 2 of their last 5, Igokea m:tel have returned to the winning track last round, but won only one of their last 5 games. Therefore, the outcome is impossible to predict. Tune in on Saturday night to watch the action from Skopje.
Match-up in focus: Michael Caffey or Bryant Crawford? The clash of two excellent point guards will be in the limelight this time. While both are currently the top passers of their respective squads, with Caffey averaging 4.8 assists per game and Crawford 5.7, Caffey is also the top scorer (13.5 points scored per game) and Crawford the third-leading scorer (13) of his respective squad. Who will lead his team to the new win this time?
Head-to-head score in the regional league: In total 6:7; In Skopje 2:4.