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Tight but important win for Bayern against Crvena Zvezda

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FC Bayern Munich collected a tight road win against brave Crvena Zvezda with a score of 76-78 in EuroLeague Round 27.

Already eliminated Crvena Zvezda suffered its seventh consecutive defeat (7-20), while Bayern improved its record to 17-10. In the majority of the match, Bayern trailed. In the third quarter, Zvezda had a double-digit lead, but Wade Baldwin IV kept the German squad alive until Vladimir Lučić woke up in the last four minutes of the game and turned things around.

Interesting facts are that Baldwin played with 4 personal fouls in the majority of the second half, Lučić scored all of his 10 points in the last quarter and no players from the German team had an offensive rebound. Bayern had only three team offensive rebounds.

Wade Baldwin IV finished the match with 27 points, but 16 of those came late in the third and in the fourth quarter. Jalen Reynolds added 13, while it is already mentioned that Vladimir Lučić scored 10 points.

Jordan Loyd had an amazing night for Crvena Zvezda. He collected 26 points and 6 rebounds, but his night was ruined by the defeat of his squad. Corey Walden was the second-best scorer with 15 points, while Ognjen Dobrić ended the game with 13.

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