Bad blow for Fortitudo, which collapses in Brescia 97-81 and remains at the bottom of the standings with only one victory in six league games. Martino’s men are overwhelmed by the hosts, in the evening of grace with a three-point shot (17/32) facilitated by a bad defense biancobl, which grants 61% of the share. If you allow your opponents to systematically reach the iron or shoot with meters of space from the bow, at Serie A level the percentages may become very high. While remaining in contact (26-18), already in the first quarter Kigili had shown a very bad defensive attitude. The best in the field Mitrou-Long immediately took advantage of it, with 11 points in the first quarter and 19 at the break that direct the match, with Brescia on 59-39 in the middle of the game (11/20 of three against 1/7 of Fortitudo).
Eight points in twenty seconds
The Effe has no kind of reaction, on the contrary at the end of the second quarter, suffering 8 points in about twenty seconds due to childish turnovers, she really shows that she is not in the game, overwhelmed in terms of energy and athletics (39-25 per rebound). In the second half, the Lombards lift their foot off the accelerator a little while finding another six baskets from the bow, that of Eboue stamps the +26 (84-58) at the beginning of the last quarter when the game is already over for a while. Fortitudo is at least spared the shame of 100 points collected, with Brescia leaving the second and third lines on the field in the final. Nobody is saved in the Effe – top scorers Aradori and Mancinelli thanks to an enriched booty in the last quarter – with the heavy absences of Gudmundsson, Fantinelli and Tot that are not enough to justify the bad performance.
GERMANI BRESCIA-KIGILI BOLOGNA 97-81 (26-18, 59-39, 77-56)
Brescia: Gabriel 13, Moore 10, Mitrou-Long 25, Petrucelli 3, Della Valle 12, Eboua 6, Parrillo 1, Cobbins 4, Biatcha, Burns 13, Laquintana 7, Moss 3. All: Magro.
Fortitudo: Ashley 11, Aradori 16, Mancinelli 12, Durham 10, Procida 2, Benzing 11, Manna ne, Richardson 8, Baldasso 3, Groselle 8. All: Martino.
Referees: Mazzoni, Dori, Galasso.
Stats – Total shot: Bre 36/59 (17/33 from three), For 23/60 (7/22 from three). Free throws: Bre 8/15, For 28/34. Rebounds: Bre 38, For 25. Assist: Bre 20, For 8.
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