By Eurohoops team/ email@example.com
The Italian League semifinals have started with the clash between AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano and Germani Basket Brescia and the latter team came out on top with a close 85-82 road victory.
Brescia came out on the floor with more focus and energy, creating an eight-point advantage after ten minutes (21-13) which they kept throughout the game. Despite not actually taking over the lead, the hosts tied the game at 78 after Vladimir Micov’s 3-pointer with two and a half minutes remaining. They couldn’t completely turn it around as Brescia players finished the game the right way.
Michele Vitali led the victors with 20 points and a game-high index value of 30 while Bryce Cotton added 14 points. On the other side, Micov led his team with 17 in addition to Arturas Gudaitis’ 14 points.
Game 2 of the series will be played on Saturday 26th of May as Milano will have one more chance to please the home crowd.