Venezia downs Sassari in Game 1

2019-06-10T23:22:21+00:00 2019-06-10T23:28:24+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

10/Jun/19 23:22

Venezia got a 1-0 lead in the Italian League Finals.

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Reyer Venezia came back from a 13-point deficit to defeat Dinamo Sassari 72 – 70 in Game 1 of the Italian League best-of-seven Final series.

Marquez Haynes scored 15 points and Mitchell Watt 14 for Venezia. Jaime Smith paced Sassari with a game-high 19 points.

Venezia was down 34 – 47 in the mid of the third period but recovered quickly enough to close the quarter up 54  -52. With the score 68 – 68 and less than a minute remaining Julyan Stone hit the go-ahead 3-pointer for Venezia that held on until the final horn.

Game 2 takes place at Venezia Wednesday (12/6).