By Eurohoops Team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano quickly earned separation and defeated UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia, 102-73, in the LBA Serie A Regular Season Round 16 opener held Sunday at the Mediolanum Forum.
Six players went over ten points with Sergio Rodriguez packing a game-high 18 points and seven assists. Zach LeDay and Luigi Datome posted 15 points each. Ettore Messina’s side upped its league-leading record to 14-1 while dropping its opponents to 6-9.
Segafredo Virtus Bologna won 91-82 in the duel against Cantu on the road with Milos Teodosic and Stefan Markovic putting on a passing clinic.
The Serbian duo dished out a total of 21 assists (12+9) to their teammates. Julian Gamble benefited the most with 25 points while Kyle Weems added 13. Teo also scored 17 of his own. On Cantu’s side, Frank Gaines scored 24 points.
LBA results this week:
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano – UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia 102-73
Vanoli Cremona – Allianz Trieste 80-101
Acqua San Bernardo Cantu – Segafredo Virtus Bologna 82-91
Happy Casa Brindisi – Reyer Venezia 77-89
Germani Brescia – Openjobmetis Varese /postopened/
Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari – Carpegna Prosciutto Pesaro 99-74
Dolomiti Energia Trento – De’ Longhi Treviso 76-82