Round 11 of ABA league brought us very interesting results, three of the first four teams lost their games.
Second year in a row Partizan NIS lost their game in Hungary, against Solnoki Olaj 76-71. Another great performance for guard Willie Warren, who scored 20 points and had 7 assists. On the other side Bogdan Bogdanovic had 25 points.
Two Eurocup derby matches were played, Buducnost beat Cedevita 64-60, led by Aleksa Popovic who scored 21 points. Last year semi-finalist Igokea surprised Cibona on their home court, despite a great all round game by one of the Europe top prospects Dario Saric – 22 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists. Ex Bamberg guard Sergerio Gipson, led Igokea with 22 points.
Olimpia is slowly coming back, after terrible start of season. They completed a great week, after victory against Valencia in Spain, with easy win against league youngest team Mega Vizura, by 88-75. Finnish guard Sasu Salin had 20 points, including 5 three-pointers.
Radnicki finally ended five games losing streak, with win against Krka 84-77. Sava Lesic, power forward of Radnicki, won an MVP of the round 11 reward with 29 points, 11 rebounds, valoration 42.
In the last game of round 11, league leader Crvena Zvezda Telekom scored easy win against BC Zadar. Big man Boban Marjanovic had 15 points, 10 rebounds, in just 18 minutes on the court.
Crvena zvezda Telekom – Zadar 82:69
Solnok – Partizan 76:71
Cibona – Igokea 74:82
Olimpija – Mega Vizura 88:75
Siroki – MZT Skoplje 67:63, 54:54
Buducnost – Cedevita 64:60
Radnicki – Krka 84:77