Photo: Partizan/EuroCup

The hero of the first victory of Reyer Venezia over Partizan in the EuroCup Mitchell Watt said that his team is moving in the right direction.

Partizan was defeated for the first time in the EuroCup this season. The team that won against Partizan was Reyer Venezia with a score of 83:69 in “Štark” Arena in Belgrade. The MVP of the match, Mitchell Watt said for that his team is going in the right direction.

“I think we were just building our game slowly and slowly over the weeks. Game against Partizan and Lokomotiv were the two tough games to start the (European) season with, but tonight we showed we are building in the right direction”, said Watt after the match against Partizan.

The American power forward/center finished the game with 27 points (11/12 for 2 and 5/6 from the free-throw line), 5 rebounds and 5 assist for the index rating of 37.

“I went out there with a lot of confidence, my teammates helped me a lot. I just got things going early in the game and kept rolling. You know, the more shots that go in, the more confidence you got”, Mitchell Watt said before he complimented Partizan’s fans.

“The crowd here is amazing. You can tell that they really know basketball, they appreciate the game. With so many people here it was a beautiful place to play”, finished Mitchell Watt his interview.