Last-seconds heartbreak for Partizan as Igokea edges out victory

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Nikola Miloradovic

12/Nov/23 23:23

Crvena Zvezda wins in Zadar

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Adriatic champions Partizan Mozzart Bet staged a comeback after a 22-point deficit, tying the score in the last minute but ultimately losing to Igokea. Stefan Moody’s crucial basket with two seconds on the clock secured a 89-91 win in Stark Arena.

Marko Jeremic and Nikola Tanaskovic led the BCL side with 17 points each, while Edin Atic scored 14 points. Former Partizan captain Dragan Milosavljevic added 12 points, and Zoran Nikolic finished with 10, leaving Igokea tied with Partizan at a 5-2 record.

In Bruno Caboclo’s official debut, the Brazilian scored two points with a rebound in three and a half minutes. Zach LeDay led Zeljko Obradovic‘s side with 16 points. Uros Trifunovic sparked the comeback, finishing the match with 15 points, while Danilo Andjusic added 13 for the defending champions.

Crvena Zvezda wins in Zadar

In another game, Crvena Zvezda defeated Zadar on the road 74-81, improving their score to 6-1 and maintaining their position at the top of the standings, tied with Buducnost Voli.

Rokas Giedraitis led the Giannis Sfairopoulos side with 19 points, while Yago Dos Santos added 12 points, all from three-point shots (4/6).

For Zadar, last season’s MVP Luka Bozic had 18 points and 10 rebounds, achieving a double-double, while Dario Dreznjak and Arijan Lakic scored 12 points each.

ABA League Round 7 results:

Borac – SC Derby 87-76
FMP – Cedevita Olimpija 84-96
Buducnost – Split 72-58
Zadar – Crvena zvezda 74-81
Mornar – Mega 65-99
Partizan – Igokea 89-91

Standings: Buducnost 6-1, Crvena zvezda 6-1, Partizan 5-2, Igokea 5-2, Cedevita Olimpija 5-2…

Photo: ABA League/Dragana Stjepanovic