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A dream comes true for Partizan

PartizanMore than 21,000 fans filled Belgrade Arena to see their beloved team's attempt to reach the Final Four for the first time in twelve years. And they weren't disappointed. Unlike the third game of the series, Maccabi was always close to their opponents and they had the lead quite often. Though Israeli champions had serious troubles making their shots as hit only 11/37 two-pointers and 5/24 three-pointers.

Maccabi's star Alan Anderson finished the game with empty hands. He unable to find easy way to the basket through a tight Partizan's defence. Meanwhile ten players scored points for Partizan. Bo McCalebb was a clear leader with 19 points for the Serbian giants.

Partizan out-rebounded their opponents rather convincingly – 46-32 giving very few chances for Maccabi to repeat their shots.

Reaching the Final Four was a massive achievement for Partizan. The win against Maccabi led to massive celebrations in Belgrade.

76 – (18+20+17+21) – Partizan: Bo McCalebb 19, Dusan Kecman 12, Aleks Maric 9, Lawrence Roberts 8, Aleksandar Rasic 6, Petar Bozic 6, Jan Vesely 5, Strahinja Milosevic 2, Branislav Dekic 1.

67 – (16+19+17+15) – Maccabi:
Andrew Wisniewski 15, Doron Perkins 14, D'Or Fischer 14, Chuck Eidson 12, Stephane Lasme 7, Yaniv Green 1.

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