Paced by the solid performance of PG Dontaye Draper (17 points, 4 steals) Cedevita was able to achieve 75:57 W vs 3rd placed Partizan team and keep the 2nd place in the overall AL standings.
In the much expected local battle Zagreb’s frontcourt strength prevailed over Cibona’s eagerness to prove that Drazen Petrovic arena should always be considered as their home court.
Zagreb CO won the game 82:77 led by the great performance of it’s captain SG Kruno Simon who finished the game with 29 points (3-4 threes, 12-12 free throws), 7 boards, 3 assists and 3 steals.
C Mario Kasun added 13 points and 14 boards for Zagreb, while SF Damjan Rudez had 23 points and 8 boards for Cibona which now shares 7-5 AL record with Zagreb.
R.I.P. Nikola Jović (1996-2022) Tribute