Monaco finish its regular season on a high note with the win over ALBA Berlin

2022-04-08 21:07
Credit: IMAGO/PanoramiC-SCANPIX
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French side Monaco Basket (15-13) finished their regular season with a comfortable home win over ALBA Berlin (12-16). Coach Obradovic's side secured the win with the final score of 91-74 (26-22, 23-15, 19-17, 23-20). 

The situation didn't change that much in the final quarter. Dwayne Bacon kept scoring, helping Monaco extend their lead to a maximum of 20 points (81-61). For the French club, this was the fifth win in a row and the sixth win in the last 7 games. 

In the third quarter, Monaco continued to dominate the game. The French side didn't give much chance of a coming back to ALBA Berlin and double-digit leads were a constant also in the third quarter.

Player of the Game
Donatas  Motiej┼źnas
Donatas Motiej┼źnas
Points 18
Accuracy 8-11
Rebounds 4
Assists 0

Monaco opened the second quarter with a good offensive flow, extending their lead to 10 points (32-22). French's side largest lead during the quarter was 17 points (43-26). ALBA Berlin tried to climb back a bit and finished the first half down by 12 points (49-37). At halftime, Donatas Motiejunas was the top scorer with 10 points. 

The first quarter was a really entertaining one, with the two teams trading baskets and creating the right premises for a high-scoring game. Monaco finished the first 10 minutes up by 4 points (26-22) with Donatas Motiejunas and Yovel Zoosman as the top scorers of the game with six points apiece. 

For Monaco, the top scorer was Dwayne Bacon with 19 points (3/9 2PT, 3/4 3PT, 4/5 FT), 6 rebounds, 1 assist, and 19 PIR. 

For ALBA Berlin, on the other hand, the top scorer was Christ Koumadje with 15 points (6/9 2PT, 3/5 FT), 9 rebounds, 1 block, and 20 PIR. 

Monaco: Dwayne Bacon 19 (6 REB), Donatas Motiejunas 18, Alpha Diallo 13 (5 REB)

ALBA Berlin: Christ Koumadje 15 (9 REB), Yovel Zoosman 11, Louis Olinde 10 (8 REB), Maodo Lo 10 (5 AST)


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