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Karlo Matkovic on TalkBasket: “All of us provided an excellent energy, not just me”

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After Mega Mozzart ended their losing streak by beating Buducnost VOLI (87-81), the star of the match Karlo Matkovic was satisfied with team performance.

“It was an excellent match. We fight and stick to the plan and responded to their physical strength. So we can be satisfied with our game. We always enter the game to win it, to give our best and playing in this hall (Mega Mozzart needed to change their home court for the game against Buducnost) is always difficult for our opponents.”

In the best match of the season for the young team of Mega, Karlo Matkovic put an amazing performance. The star of the game scored a career-high 26 points, had a career-high 12 rebounds and career-high a five assists, while he also recorded a career-high index rating of 40.

“Yes, it was a great game, everything turns out well. Every time I was going for a jump. All of us provided an excellent energy, not just me.”

During this game, players of Mega out-jumped their opponents and collected 34 rebounds (17 offensive and 17 defensive).

“Our goal is to chase offensive rebounds, because we are tall team, we need to build our game around it. And in this match we did all that, so we are satisfied after this game. This offensive jumps were the key for our victory game. Those second chance points were the most important points today.”

In the next round of the AdmiralBet ABA League, Mega Mozzart will face Igokea and 20-year old Karlo thinks the team will travel with the same energy from the game against Buducnost.

“Next stop is Igokea, we will travel there with a same energy and as always we will try to win.

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