Monaco regain victory against Panathinaikos

Photo credit: AS Monaco

Guided by an excellent Mike James (27 points), AS Monaco found victory this Friday in the EuroLeague by defeating Panathinaikos (80-83).

After conceding their first defeat of the season, at Maccabi Tel-Aviv on Tuesday, AS Monaco recovered by dominating Panathinaikos Athens with difficulty on Friday (80-83).

AS Monaco starts well then relaxes

Beaten by Maccabi Tel-Aviv, AS Monaco had to react to relaunch in the EuroLeague. This Friday, on the floor of Panathinaikos, Sasa Obradovic’s men achieved their goal by overcoming a very catchy Greek team. Like Tuesday, the Monegasques had a successful first part of the match (21-35, 15′) before relaxing just before the break and reviving the locals, their strong winger Derrick Williams on your mind. The latter farted a big dunk at the buzzer of the first half to bring his team to -6 (34-40).

Mike James responds to Derrick Williams

What put it in good rhythm. So much so that he scored 18 of his 28 points in the third quarter (but none in the last) and Pana came back to score, and even passed (59-58, 29′). However, Sasa Obradovic’s team was able to count on a Mike james big nights (27 points at 9/16 on shots, 4 rebounds and 3 assists for 29 evaluation) to make the difference. It was finally on a collective action concluded by a dunk from Donta Hall that the Roca Team secured their third success in four EuroLeague meetings. But the players of the principality will have to show more consistency in the meetings and external address (5/19 to 3 points).

The Roca Team continues with the reception of JL Bourg on Sunday for the account of the 6th day of Betclic ÉLITE.

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October 21, 2022 at 10:47 am

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