Basketball players Mega Bemax had the advantage over the biggest part of the match against Mladost within the 3rd round of the Super League, but Mladost from Zemun eventually clinched win 90:92 (22:21, 23:20, 24:23, 21:28). The players of coach Dejan Milojevic did not succeed on several occasions to resolve the match in their favor, so  Nesovic scored triple in the last minute which was the 15th team on the match, and they came to victory. Coach of Mega on this match because of injuries could not count on Ognjen Jaramaz, Kostja Mushidi and Mihailo Jovicic while after a long pause for recovering from injuries Stefan Fundic, who in the 22 minutes on the field had 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals.

The most effective in the ranks of Mega Bemax were Goga Bitadze with 19 and Andrija Marjanovic with 18 points. Veljko Brkic and Vojin Svilar scored 17 points in the Mladost team. After 3 games, Mega has a performance of 1 win and 2 defeats and in the next round on Friday, April 27, at 21:00 in the Mega Factory Hall, the Borca team is waiting.

Milojević started the match with this starters: Carapic, Marjanovic, Lazic, Miskovic. Bitadze. After a slightly better start of the game for guests, Carapic and Bitadze successfully cooperate in the attack and Mega passes into the lead. Nevertheless, guests kept connection with threes. At the end of the period, Koprivica is two times good under the paint and Mega leads 22:21 after the first 10 minutes.

At the beginning of the second quarter, Asceric ties 5 points, followed by dunks of Miskovic and Bitadze, however, the guests hit already 7th three pointes and Mega does not manage to get bigger lead. Guests use the Mega’s turnovers and briefly enter the lead, 35:37. There followed a great finish of Mega, Marjanovic scored the first three, and then Asceric and Samardziski were precise, and the result at the half-time was set by Nesovic and the 8th three for guests for 45:41.

Mega’s basketball players open the second half with a 13:2 series and went to plus 14, 57:43. Guests reduced to 6 points, but Marjanovic hits three and Fundic is twice time good under the basket for a new two-digit advantage, 66:53. The finish of quarter belongs to the guests who drop minus to 3 points before the last quarter. 69:66.

In the final quarter, the tight match was seen, the guests equalized, but Marjanovic hits two triples and Fundic is great in the defense for 76:71. Guests are equalizing again and then Asceric hits the important three. With 2 minutes to the end, Mega had 88:82 but Nesovic and Svilar with threes tied the score. Mega did not score in the next offence and the Nesovic scored a triple for the 88:91 lead. Carapic does not hit layup, Bitadze block Brkic, and then with 3 seconds until the end scored after offensive rebound after miss for three of Asceris. Svilar is fouled and hits one free throw, so that in the rest of the time Miskovic missed half court shot for victory.

At the break in the half time, spectators were competing in shooting for Roda gift packs.

Mega Bemax: Music, Marjanovic 18, Asceric 17 (5 rebounds, 7 assists), Carapic 8, Bitadze 19 (15 rebounds, 6 blocks, PIR 33), Lazic 7 (8 rebounds), Koprivica 4, Samardziski 6, Miskovic 5, Cerovina 2, Fundic 8 (5 rebounds, 4 steals).

Mladost: Pazin, Nesovic 9, Babovic 8, Draskovic, Malidzan 6, Novakovic 9, Nikolic 9, Brkic 17, Bjelic 6, Antonijevic, Jekovic 11, Svilar 17.

Photo: Mega Bemax / Ivica Veselinov