Partizan edges Lietkabelis to stay atop! | Round 5, Highlights | 7DAYS EuroCup

Partizan edges Lietkabelis to stay atop! | Round 5, Highlights | 7DAYS EuroCup

Partizan NIS Belgrade bounced back from its first loss of the season last week by holding off visiting Lietkabelis Panevyzis 84-77 at Stark Arena on Wednesday night.

Zach Leday led a group of six Partizan players in double figures with 19 points. Alen Smmailagic signed off a double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds for a PIR of 20, all of them career-best. Gregor Glas had also 13 points, Aleksa Avramovic and Bolsa Koprivica provided 12 each and Kevin Punter poured in 11, including the decisive bucket with 12 seconds to go. Gedeminas Orelik paced Lietkabelis with 19 points, followed by Kaspars Berzins and Kristupas Zemaitis, who scored 12 apiece.

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