Mike James, Milano overcome Frank Gaines, Cantu – LegaBasket Day 24 Recap

2019-03-31T18:11:49+00:00 2019-03-31T20:43:01+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

31/Mar/19 18:11

Eurohoops.net

Mike James nailed 14 points in the fourth quarter and pushed Olimpia Milano past Cantu which was led by red-hot Frank Gaines.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Cantu was ahead most of the game led by amazing Frank Gaines but Olimpia Milano managed to bounce back thanks to Mike James and record a 98-91 home win on Day 24 of Italian League.

James banked 14 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter while also dishing seven assists. Kaleb Tarczewski helped with 17 in addition to Vladimir Micov’s 13 points.

For Cantu, Gaines put on a career-night nailing eight shots from deep on his way to 44 points while Gerry Blakes added 18 and Davon Jefferson 11 points.

Milano improved to 19-5 and stayed at the top of the standings while Cantu holds a 12-12 record and is still chasing a playoff spot.

LegaBasket Day 24 results and scorers

Trentino – Torino 95-87 (Flaccadori 20 – McAdoo 17)
Trieste – Cremona 97-80 (Knox 20 – Crawford 22)
Milano – Cantu 98-91 (James 29 – Gaines 44)
Pesaro – Avellino 91-89 (Blackmon 24 – Harper 19)
Sassari – Bologna 90-72 (Cooley 22 – Punter 23)
Brescia – Pistoia 87-79 (Abass 20 – Mitchell 21)
Reggiana – Brindisi 82-76 (Allen 20 – Banks 25)
Varese – Venezia /ongoing…/