Cedevita forces Game 3 vs. Crvena Zvezda

2022-05-16T21:30:29+00:00 2022-05-16T21:37:25+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

16/May/22 21:30


There’s going to be a Game 3 in Belgrade between Cedevita and Red Star.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Cedevita Olimpija beat Crvena Zvezda 88 – 80 in overtime of Game 2 of the ABA League semifinals to force a knockout Game 3.

Edo Muric scored a game-high 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds while completing a big four-point play halfway through the fourth period. The Slovenian forward made it 84 – 78 with 2:24 to play and his team never looked back.

Jaka Blazic contributed 12 points and five rebounds to Cedevita’s win. Zoran Dragic posted 11 points, six rebounds and six assists while Yogi Ferrell had 11 points and five assists.

Luka Mitrovic was the one to force overtime with a big 3-point play in the last seconds of regulation, after making a jumper and winning the foul. Crvena Zvezda was always trailing from the mid of the third period up to that moment and erased a nine-point deficit (71-62) with 3:13 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Mitrovic finished with 11 points while Ognjen Dobric had 15 points plus six rebounds and Austin Hollins scored 14.