Away last night in Ulm, Germany, Monaco played a serious match and won without trembling (78-63). This victory definitely means something. In the case of a victory against Bologna next Tuesday, the Roca Team could finish in first place in its group and enjoy a more agreeable draw in the next phase of the competition (Top 16).
The ASM is flying high and last night’s match showed how much the team has progressed over the last few months. For this 9th day of Eurocup basketball, the club traveled to Ulm, a team that has already been eliminated from the finals. La Roca had no time to lose: Paul Lacombe (8 points) and Kim Tillie (7 points) went to work, while Dee Bost distributed the ball evenly (8 assists in total). After 15 minutes, Monaco led by 20 points (35-15). The game was already decided.
Up next, the clash against Bologna!
Sasa Obradovic enjoyed this sweet German evening. “We are in a good period. We play good basketball, with speed. I’m happy with this victory.” With this sixth victory, Norris Cole’s teammates set the stage for a headlining match next Tuesday with the arrival of Virtus Bologna at the Gaston-Médecin Arena. A victory against Milos Teodosic’s squad in and the ASM will be first in their group. Reserve your tickets for December 17th!
*Article originally published in the French edition of the Monaco Tribune,