On Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Nutribullet Treviso Basket returns to the Palaverde to chase their first win of the season against Givova Scafati.
TVB is coming off the road defeat in Reggio Emilia (90-82), while Scafati lost at home in overtime against Cremona after a pyrotechnic game that ended 112-122. For the Campanian team 4 points in the overall standings after the first five days, Nutribullet Treviso Basket still at zero.
Ky Bowman is still missing from the Treviso team.
REFEREE – Lo Guzzo, Bartoli and Patti
FORMER – a great ex in the Palaverde Challenge, David Logan, leader of TVB’s promotion to Serie A and first seasons in the top flight. Coach Vitucci trained in Scafati from 2002 to 2004.
AVERAGE – from 5:30 p.m. live on DAZN (subscription). Live updates and post-match interviews on the Treviso Basket Facebook page.
STATEMENTS FROM TRAINER FRANK VITUCCI
Delicate game with Scafati, the goal is to break the ice and move the rankings: “It’s certainly about winning. Without a doubt, it is my team’s duty to pay maximum attention from start to finish and leave no stone unturned to achieve that first positive result that we are missing.” Scafati is a smart team with top-class veterans in the squad, experience is that Main feature of our opponents. They are talented in attack, they are dangerous in three-point shooting and in general they have a lot of points in hand as the last games have shown, but we have the means to stop them, we have to play a great game intensity in defense, to try to limit their makers. In attack, I want the team to increase the quality of play and continuity while paying attention to the direction the game is going. On a physical level we are doing quite well, we should rest Zanelli, so apart from Bowman’s absence we will all be there.”