On the second day of the ABA League 2019 Supercup, the teams of Cedevita Olympia and FMP met, and the teams of Buducnost and Cibona faced each other.
In interesting matches, the teams Cedevita Olympia and Buducnost won, thus scheduling a match in the semi-finals of this competition.
The Cedevita Olympia team is the third semifinalist of this year’s ABA league 2019 Supercup.
In a very exciting match they beat FMP in overtime 101:92 (26:20, 19:23, 27:25, 16:20, 13: 4). The MVP of game, Jaka Blazic, scored 21 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, while his overall index rating was 32. For FMP squad, Jeremic made 17 points.
The team of Cedevita Olimpija was a better rival throughout the game. But the young guys from Belgrade did not give up, and by the end they managed to somehow catch up. They even had a shot for winning in the end, which Stefan Pot missed.
Cedevita Olimpija started the overtime with much more energy than their rivals and quickly gained a 6-point lead. FMP players had 32 defensive rebounds and 16 offensive rebounds.
In the thriller of the final game of the quarter-finals of the ABA league 2019 Supercup, Buducnost beat Cibona after a tough fight, 77:71 (17:16 19:16 13:22 28:17).
For the Buducnost, the best players were Cobbs and Bamforth, who combined for more than half their team’s points. Cobbs scored 23 points, made 6 assists and, for 38 minutes in the game, managed to achieve a rating index 30.
Buducnost has proved they are rightfully considered the favorites of the Adriatic league. Cibona has demonstrated a great character and courageous game, showing that they will not be an easy bite for anyone in the new season of the ABA League. Budućnost VOLI were shooting three-pointers at 43% during the game and Cibona only at 23%.