Partizan Mozzart Bet force game 3 following a thriller against SC Derby!
Partizan Mozzart Bet get the crucial road win to force game 3 in their quarterfinal matchup against SC Derby
(Photo: SC Derby/Filip Roganovic)
AdmiralBet ABA League Quarterfinals Round 2, Thursday, 17 May 2023:
SC DERBY - PARTIZAN MOZZART BET 79:81
Game recap: Partizan Mozzart Bet has forced a game 3 following a thrilling win in Podgorica against SC Derby. It was a close game, SC Derby was the one that managed to control the game until the final minute and a half when James Nunnally scored the final 8 points for Partizan Mozzart Bet to lead them to the win.
Neither team could pull away with the lead, SC Derby's most significant lead was 7 while Partizan Mozzart Bet held a 4-point lead in the final seconds of the game. Despite the high number of turnovers by Andrej Žakelj's squad they never let the black-and-white run away with the lead.
Game 3 of this fantastic quarterfinal series is set to take place on Monday, May 22nd in Belgrade.
Key Moments: James Nunnally proved to be clutch for Partizan Mozzart Bet once against, he scored their final 8 points of the game and the clutch three in the last 10 seconds of the game to pull away by 4 and to send his squad home with the win.
Man of the match: Despite Dante Exum playing a fantastic game, James Nunnally showed up when his team needed him, he finished the night with 22 points on 8/12 shooting from the field to go along with 4 rebounds.
Can't trick the stats: Turnovers were the biggest story of the game, SC Derby had trouble taking care of the ball while Partizan Mozzart Bet forced them to turn the ball over 22 turnovers.
Players on court
Last 5 actions
|end of 4. quarter|
|00:01 (Q4)||11 EXUM D. steal|
|00:01 (Q4)||23 DREŽNJAK M. turnover (bad pass)|
|00:01 (Q4)||26 LESSORT M. substitution (in)|
|00:01 (Q4)||2 LEDAY Z. substitution (out)|
|Pavlićević N.||15||-||25||Exum D.|
|Magee F.||15||-||24||Exum D.|
|Ivišić Z.||8||-||8||Lessort M.|
|Drežnjak M.||6||-||4||Exum D.|