Milano increased the difference from Reggio Emilia

2016-03-27T00:28:11+00:00 2016-03-27T00:38:22+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

27/Mar/16 00:28

With a beautiful performance, Krunoslav Simon led Olimpia Milano to victory in the Italian derby.

By Eurohoops team/

Olimpia Armani Milano (20-15) won the derby of the Week in the Italian Championship against Reggio Emilia (18-7). In a very close match with many changes in the lead, especially during the first half, Krunoslav Simon‘s actions in the last crucial moments, but not only, were proven to be decisive for his team’s victory.

Whether it was through his assists or points, the Croatian player put his signature in a result that has increased the difference in the standings between his team and its opponents. For Reggio Emilia, Amedeo Della Valle was once again hot from behind the arc (28 p. 6/11 three-pointers), but not enough.

Vanoli Cremona (17-8) lost the chance make the most out of the aforementioned match, after falling victim of an upset delivered by Lavoro Bologna (10-15) The one to take advantage of this result was Avellino (17-8) that displayed its offensive strength in style against Varese. and caught up with Cremona at the third place.

Important victories were achieved by Trento (12-13) and Venezia (13-12), while last in the standings Manital Torino (8-17) pulled the shocker versus Pistoia (13-12) on the road thanks to a powerful performance by DJ White.

Serie A 2015/2016 – Day 25:

Trento (Davide Pascolo 19 p. 6 r.) – Sassari: 93 – 81

Cantu – Venezia (Joshn Owens 17 p.) : 72 – 76

Avellino (Benas Veikalas 25 p.) – Varese: 89 – 71

Lavoro Bologna (Dexter Pittman 15 p. 11 r. ) – Vanoli Cremona: 73 – 66

Enel Brindisi – Capo D’ Orlando (Ryan Boatright 23 p. 6 r.) : 69 – 70

Pistoia – Manital Torino (DJ White 25 p. 14 r.): 70 – 80

Pesaro – Reggia Caserta (Dario Hunt 16 p. 12 r.): 71 – 72

Olimpia Armani Milano (Krunoslav Simon 25 p.) – Reggio Emilia: 84 – 80