By Stefan Djordjevic/ email@example.com
Stefano Gentile and Rashawn Thomas combined for 51 points and pushed Dinamo Sassari to an 86-79 road win over Olimpia Milano in Game 1 of the Italian League semifinals.
Gentile nailed game-high 26 points while shooting 8-10 for two and 3-5 for three followed by Thomas’ 25 points and 11 rebounds. Achille Polonara scored 13 in addition to Dyshawn Pierre’s 12 points and 11 boards.
For Milano, Vladimir Micov scored 16 points while Mike James added 12 points in his return to action after being sidelined for three weeks due to a foot injury. Kaleb Tarczewski notched a double-double with ten points and 13 boards.
Game 2 of the best-of-five series will be played on Friday, May 31 as Milano tries to recover in front of their home crowd.
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