In the third Quarter-final game of the ABA Super Cup, Budućnost VOLI have edged out Zadar and advanced to the Top Four of the tournament.
McKinley Wright (Photo: ABA League j.t.d./Dragana Stjepanovic)
ABA Super Cup Quarterfinals, Monday, 18 September 2023:
BUDUĆNOST VOLI - Zadar 70:58 (15:14, 18:13, 17:13, 20:18)
Game recap: In the third Quarter-final game of the ABA Super Cup, Budućnost VOLI have edged out Zadar and advanced to the Top Four of the tournament. In the Semi-finals, the hosts of the ABA Super Cup Tournament will face the winning side of the clash between FMP Soccerbet, and SC Derby. On the other hand, Zadar will face the loser of the clash between the latter.
Key moments: Budućnost VOLI have been the ones to control the tempo of the game in Morača Sports Hall. They have been up by a point after first quarter and by 6 points at the big break (33:27). In the third quarter, they went on to increase their advantage and grab a double-digit lead 48:37 after 28 minutes of play. That’s when it became clearer that they would prevail in the end.
Man of the match: Newcomer McKinley Wright has demonstrated a great performance for Budućnost VOLI. He led them in scoring with 11 points on his record, while adding 4 rebounds and 3 assists to his stats. He is our man of the match!
Can’t trick the stats: Budućnost VOLI have been shooting three-pointers 36.4% (8/22), in comparison to only 11.5% by Zadar (3/26). That’s what turned the flow of the game their way.