Zvezda is in the ABA league finals after beating Mornar (88:69) in a tense match on home court. The final score of a three match series was 2:1.
Tonght’s match was full of rises and falls for the Red and Whites. Despite a strong lead, they gave Mornar enough space to impose themselves. The guests from the city of Bar were one step away from the lead.
Mornar took advantage of Zvezda’s fluctuations, decreasing the distance between themselves and Zvezda. However, the stakes were too high for Zvezda to simply let go.
Through their one last push, lead by the young Ognjen Dobrić they got themselves to the final.
Ognjen Dobrić is the undoubted hero of the night with 19 points and a total PIR of 23. His moves brought the packed Aleksandar Nikolić Hall to a state of euphoria.
Zvezda’s final step in defending the ABA League title will be playing against Budućnost. The team from Podgorica got their spot in the finals by beating Cedevita