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Monaco tames Anadolu Efes Istanbul and creates sensation – BeBasket

Confirmed ambitions for AS Monaco. facing theAnadolu Efes Istanbul, the Rock Equipment achieved the feat of winning after extra time (95-92). Against double defending champions, private Shane Larkin, the Monegasques went in search of a prestigious success that would allow them to continue after their successful start against Bologna last week.

If the Turks launched hostilities first and took the lead at the end of the first act (12-20) taking advantage of Monegasque clumsiness, the Turks were a little less rigorous thereafter. Monaco got back on the right track and was able to catch up by inflicting a good 24-15 his rival in the afternoon, taking advantage of Anadolu’s defensive shortcomings and five consecutive turnovers in two minutes. Just enough to take control at halftime (36-35).

Mike James sends Monaco to extension

Adrien Moerman was one of the engines of the Roca Team against his former team. (Photo: Sébastien Grasset)

On the way back from the locker room, the Monegasques for their part widened the gap under the impetus of the trio made up of Elie Okobo, jaron flower set and Adrian Moerman (55-4827′) but’Anadolu Efes quickly filled this. Thanks to a magnificent Rodrigue. beaubois -author of 7 points in this quarter and 10 in total-, the Turks took control of the match at the start of the money time (60-58).

Struggling behind the arc, until then, Monaco provided a boost by converting two consecutive game-winning baskets signed by Alfa. Diallo and Mike James. For’AnadoluWill Clyburn (27 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists for a PIR of 33) I replied Also, but Adrian morman (14 points including 3/6 triples and 4 rebounds for a PIR of 10) also took the powder beforeamath m’baye Yes there are put turn to repel the Rock Equipment in two lengths (80-78). Finally, 28 seconds from the buzzer, Mike James (19 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals for a PIR of 20) got up and hit an unlikely lopsided shot to snatch the equalizer and extra time (82-82).

The free throw curse strikes again Ergina hetman

vasilije micic
With 20 points, Vasilije Micic was once again the metronome in the company of Will Clyburn on Thursday night against AS Monaco in the absence of Shane Larkin. (Photo: Sébastien Grasset)

In extra time, Monaco was the first to equalize and did not lose face. Mike James and Elijah Okobo they continued to use theirs while Alpha Diallo (15 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals for a PIR of 25) remained valuable while vasilije micic continued his party behind the arch (88-88). Finally, the Rock Equipment took charge of the meeting and it was at this point that fate befell Ergina hetman.

At the free throw line, theAnadolu totally wacko. amath m’baye (13 points and 6 rebounds) Y vasilije micic (20 points, 6 rebounds, 8 assists for a PIR of 21) smoothie and let the Monegasques slide quietly to victory (95-90).

Monaco signs a great feat in Euroleague and starts his European season in the best possible way and is provisionally at the top of the table.

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October 13, 2022 at 9:20 am

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