Olimpia Milano overwhelmed the Scaligera Verona. Easy success for the Olimpia Milano red-whites who clear the field of Tezenis Verona with a 61-83 victory on day twenty-six of the Serie A basketball championship. It is indeed with an imperious first quarter of 8-24 CThe Red-Whites pawned the game and made the other three periods just one long catwalk of all 12 players available to coach Ettore Messina.
While Verona is already aware that she could not have built her save in this match (she currently remains penultimate at -2 from the save). It is an important restart for the Milan team after the end of the European adventure. Now the long battle with Virtus Bologna for first place begins regular season. Milan will do everything they can to win the home factor in the playoffs and bring in Devon Hall. Kevin Pangos and Shavon Shields to the best possible athletic condition.
Olimpia Milano, the return of Devon Hall and the rest shift for Kevin Pangos
Devon Hall is returning to play one of those games he was used to last year and scored 15 points with just 4 shots from the field (2/2 from 2, 2/2 from 3 and 5/6 free throws), Billy Baron bombarded with 4 threes while returnees Nicolò Melli and Kyle Hines sealed the box without either yellow-blue thinking of a goal in peace.
Shabazz Napier is also available again (9 points in 20 minutes) after the flu that kept him out of the Euro League in Bologna, while Kevin Pangos and Brandon Davies are rested.
Paul Biligha, after a few months on the court, also sees himself as a fundamental element to energize the rotation of the great players with a view to the Italian championship. The 1990 Pivot returned to the field after 10 minutes with 5 points scored (with the first treble of the season).
Olimpia Milano, the Scaligera Verona overpowers: the game
The breakaway in the first quarter was the work of tricolor pair Luigi Datome and Giampaolo Ricci, who equalized 8:24 in the 10th minute. With the threes from Billy Baron and Johannes Voigtmann, the red-whites finally fly away to 14:36 in the 15th minute with a defense bordering on perfection. Then Armani slacks off a little and Verona comes back to the surface (24-37) until Shabazz Napier scores the 24-39 on the siren that sends the teams into the break.
As the game restarts, Verona returns to -10 (37-47) with a basket from former Giordano Bortolani, but on the pivotal axis of the game, Napier-Hines finds his calm as he lands at 44-60 with 30 minutes . In the final quarter, Stefano Tonut takes the 20-point lead again with a 55-76 triple in the 36th minute, then Billy Baron also restores the maximum lead of the game with a 3-point shot in the final to take Olimpia to 59 -83 in the last minute.
The Red and Whites are now facing the mid-week shift that will lead to it on Wednesday forums Gevi Napoli at 19 while today’s week ends on Sunday, always at home hosting Treviso within the friendly walls. Meanwhile, Tortona’s defeat in Brescia allows Olimpia to pawn at least second place in the table.
Olimpia Milano overwhelms the Scaligera Verona: the game report
Tezenis Verona-EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 61-83 (8-24, 24-39; 44-60)
Verona: Cappelletti 8, Simon 6, Ferrari ne, Casarin, Johnson 10, Bartolani 11, Anderson 5, Udom, Sanders 6, Pini, Davis 6, Langevine9. Alles. Ramagli
Milan : Tonut 4, Melli 7, Baron 13, Napier 9, Ricci 2, Biligha 5, Hall 15, Baldasso, Shields 4, Hines 7, Datome 8, Voigtmann 9. All. messina
note : 2-in-1 shots: VR 13/39, MI 12/23; 3 hands: VR 9/22, MI 14/36; Free throws: VR 8/14, WED 17/19; Rebounds: VR 28 (Simon 6), E 43 (Melli 8); Templates: VR 10 (Cappelletti 5), MI 2 (Hines 1).