Monaco defeated Fenerbahce, leveling the playoff series at 1-1.

Monaco defeated Fenerbahce, leveling the playoff series at 1-1.

Monaco exhibited resilience, scoring 93 points to firmly assert dominance over Fenerbahce, emerging victorious at the Salle Gaston Médecin and evening the series at 1-1. Their next challenge awaits as they prepare to face Fenerbahce on their formidable home turf next Wednesday, with hopes pinned on securing at least one victory in the upcoming two games before returning home.

Fenerbahce posed a formidable challenge for Monaco, with T. Dorsey showcasing exceptional form once again by scoring 25 points. However, Monaco capitalized on the absence of Fenerbahce’s starting center J. Motley and clinched victory in the rebounding battle, notably with D. Motiejunas contributing significantly with 18 points.

The intense rivalry between these two teams will resume on Wednesday, May 1 at the Ülker Sports and Event Hall, Fenerbahce’s home court, promising a fierce showdown in pursuit of securing a spot in the final four.

Home Team: AS Monaco

Starters:

  1. Donatas Motiejunas – Min: 19:44, Pts: 18, Reb: 2, Ast: 2, Stl: 2.
  2. John Brown – Min: 23:29, Pts: 11, Reb: 3, Ast: 1, Stl: 0.
  3. Mike James – Min: 28:08, Pts: 8, Reb: 7, Ast: 7, Stl: 0.
  4. Jaron Blossomgame – Min: 26:02, Pts: 8, Reb: 3, Ast: 0, Stl: 1.
  5. Matthew Strazel – Min: 11:41, Pts: 5, Reb: 0, Ast: 3, Stl: 1.

Bench:

  1. Jordan Loyd – Min: 24:34, Pts: 15, Reb: 5, Ast: 1, Stl: 1.
  2. Elie Okobo – Min: 28:19, Pts: 13, Reb: 1, Ast: 2, Stl: 1.
  3. Alpha Diallo – Min: 19:56, Pts: 8, Reb: 4, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.
  4. Donta Hall – Min: 05:27, Pts: 5, Reb: 2, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.
  5. Mam Jaiteh – Min: 12:40, Pts: 2, Reb: 2, Ast: 0, Stl: 1.
  6. Yakuba Ouattara – Min: 00:00, Pts: 0, Reb: 0, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.
  7. Petr Cornelie – Min: 00:00, Pts: 0, Reb: 0, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.

Away Team: Fenerbahçe

Starters:

  1. Tyler Dorsey – Min: 27:11, Pts: 25, Reb: 1, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.
  2. Nigel Hayes – Min: 29:09, Pts: 10, Reb: 6, Ast: 1, Stl: 2.
  3. Nick Calathes – Min: 24:36, Pts: 7, Reb: 4, Ast: 7, Stl: 0.
  4. Tarik Biberovic – Min: 10:18, Pts: 2, Reb: 0, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.
  5. Sertac Sanli – Min: 03:46, Pts: 0, Reb: 2, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.

Bench:

  1. Scottie Wilbekin – Min: 25:07, Pts: 23, Reb: 1, Ast: 3, Stl: 1.
  2. Dyshawn Pierre – Min: 15:08, Pts: 8, Reb: 0, Ast: 0, Stl: 2.
  3. Georgios Papagiannis – Min: 25:00, Pts: 6, Reb: 6, Ast: 5, Stl: 0.
  4. Marko Guduric – Min: 19:11, Pts: 5, Reb: 1, Ast: 1, Stl: 0.
  5. Nathan Sestina – Min: 20:34, Pts: 2, Reb: 3, Ast: 1, Stl: 1.
  6. Yam Madar – Min: 00:00, Pts: 0, Reb: 0, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.
  7. Amine Noua – Min: 00:00, Pts: 0, Reb: 0, Ast: 0, Stl: 0.

Game stats:

StatAS MonacoFenerbahçe
Field Goals30/55 (54.5%)31/64 (48.4%)
3 Pointers11/21 (52.4%)16/35 (45.7%)
Free Throws22/27 (81.5%)10/13 (76.9%)
Assists1618
Rebounds2924
Off. Rebounds55
Def. Rebounds2419
Steals76
Blocks11
Turnovers00
Personal Fouls2225

Scoreboard:

QuarterAS MonacoFenerbahçe
Q13121
Q22329
Q31124
Q42814
Score9388

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