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After the disappointing loss against FC Barcelona in the EuroLeague, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan got a comfortable 78-54 victory in front of its audience against newly promoted Tezenis Verona.
Team captain Nicolò Melli went really close to a double-double with 13 points and 9 rebounds. Giampaolo Ricci and Deshaun Thomas scored the same amount of points for Ettore Messina’s team.
It was a special night also for Gigi Datome, who reached the milestone of 3.000 points in the Italian Legabasket with a three made in the first period of the contest, which ended up being his only points in the game.
On Saturday night, Virtus Bologna prevailed 74-69 on the road against Dinamo Sassari with yet again another great performance by Isaia Cordinier, who had 15 points and 5 rebounds in Sardinia.
Alongside Virtus, Tortona keeps on being on top of the LBA standings after beating EuroCup’s participant Reyer Venezia. Marco Ramondino’s team won 77-61 with 18 points from Semaj Christon.
Serie A 2022-23 Day 5 Results:
Banco di Sardegna Sassari – Virtus Segafredo Bologna 69-74
Germani Brescia – Carpegna Prosciutto Pesaro 97-98
Dolomiti Energia Trentino – Givova Scafati 75-68
Openjobmetis Varese – NutriBullet Treviso Basket 87-85
Bertram Yachts Derthona Tortona – Umana Reyer Venezia 77-61
EA7 Emporio Armani Milano – Tezenis Verona 78-54
UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia – Happy Casa Brindisi 92-78
GeVi Napoli Basket – Pallacanestro Trieste 92-95
STANDINGS: Tortona (5-0), Virtus Bologna (5-0), Olimpia Milano (4-1)…
PHOTO CREDIT: EA7 Emporio Armani Milan