Kevin Punter scores 30, Partizan marches to Finals

2022-05-22T22:52:07+00:00 2022-05-23T01:01:36+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

22/May/22 22:52

Kevin Punter was too much for the Buducnost defenses.

By Eurohoops team/

Kevin Punter had his highest-scoring game with Partizan Belgrade by producing 30 points in less than 30 minutes as his team crushed Buducnost 101 – 77 in Game 3 of the ABA League best-of-three semifinals and win the series 2-1.

Punter had 20 points already by halftime when Partizan went to the locker rooms with a 55 – 35 advantage behind a dominant 19-1 run in the second period. Buducnost tried to fight back in the third quarter but never managed to drop its deficit below 15 points.

Partizan established a lead beyond 20 once more and flirted with a 30-point advantage as the game was reaching its end. Zach LeDay contributed 16 points while Rade Zagorac scored 11 and Mathias Lessort had 10 points plus five rebounds.

DJ Seeley (20 points) and Kendrick Perry (15 points) stood out from Buducnost.