Partizan basketball players won tonight at their home ground in Belgrade Turk Telekom with 85:59 (21:12, 20:22, 23: 7, 21:18), in the game of the second round of Group A in the Eurocup and achieved the second triumph.

In front of more than 6,000 spectators in the “Aleksandar Nikolić” hall, Partizan was led by Kevin Panther with 19 points, three rebounds and three assists. Alan Smailagić participated in the victory with 13 points, Jam Madar with 12, and Aleksa Avramović with 10 points, four rebounds and four assists.

In the Turk Telecom team, the most efficient was Jajuan Johnson with 14 points, Aaron Harrison scored 13, and Berk Demir eight points with seven rebounds.
Partizan started the game with “threes” by Smailagić and Zeko Ledej, the Turkish team got closer to 8: 7, but the home team managed to “break away” with a series of 8: 0 and mainly thanks to the Panthers’ points, they finished the quarter with a lead of 21:12.

Partizan came to a double-digit advantage with a “triple” by Smailagić (26:16), but the Turkish team played better and came to two differences, 30:28. The black and whites then fought back with a series of 11: 0 for 41:28, which was interrupted by Doruhan Engindeniz with a “three”. By the end of the half, Berk was also successful by three points, so Turk Telekom left at half time with a gap of seven differences, 34:41.

Partizan started the third period well, with five tied points by Madar, and after the “triple” of Avramović and the “two” of the Panthers, they took the lead with the maximum 15 points until then, 52:37.

Zeljko Obradovic’s team continued with a good game and points from Smailagic, Dallas Moore, who scored a “triple” from a great distance and took the Panthers with 64:41, after allowing the opponent to score only seven points in that section.

In the last quarter, Partizan increased the advantage, which after Uroš Trifunović’s points from the free throw line was 25 points, 74:49. The biggest advantage in the match of 27 differences, the black and whites had after the “triple” of Madara, 82:55.

Partizan now has both victories in the group, and the Turkish team has victory and defeat.

In the third round, Partizan will meet Juventud on November 2, and Turk Telekom will host Slask.

By Editor

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