LeDay and Chacho saved Milan against Pesaro

2021-01-03T20:00:20+00:00 2021-01-03T23:57:02+00:00.

Aris Barkas

03/Jan/21 20:00

Eurohoops.net

With a big comeback in the second half, Milan got

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Despite a stellar offensive night by Pesaro, which made 12 threes and had 19/19 free throws, Milan managed to react in time and save the day in the fourth quarter, ultimately getting the 97-93 win.

Zach Leday with 24 points and 10/10 free throws, plus a clutch three-pointer by Sergio Rodriguez sealed the deal. “El Chacho” finished the game with 13 points, while Gigi Datome added 18 and played a key part in the comeback.

Argentinian veteran Carlos Delfino with 23 points was the best player of the losing side, which dropped to a 6-7 record, while Milan leads the standings with a 12-1 record, having already a solid distance from Brindisi (10-3), Sassari (8-5) and Virtus Bologna (8-5).

D’Angelo Harrison with a three gave Brindisi the close 74-73 win over Trento having in total 18 points. Sassari beat Reggio Emilia (85-78) with Miro Bilan having a monster double-double (22 p. 14 r.), while Venezia escaped from Treviso by two points (88-86) with Stefano Tonut stealing the show with 27 points.

Legabasket Round 14

Acqua S.Bernardo Cantù – Fortitudo Lavoropiù Bologna 67-80
UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia – Banco di Sardegna Sassari 78-85
De’ Longhi Treviso Basket – Umana Reyer Venezia 86-88
AX Armani Exchange Milano – Carpegna Prosciutto Pesaro 97-93
Happy Casa Brindisi – Dolomiti Energia Trentino 74-73
Germani Brescia – Vanoli Basket Cremona 85-89

Photo credit: Olimpia Milano