2014-15Regular SeasonRound 6
November 18, 2014 CET: 20:45
Local time: 20:45 PIONIR
Lietuvos Rytas picks up key win in Belgrade

Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius bested partizan NIS Belgrade 76-85 to keep at least a share of first place in Group E. Rytas improved to 5-1, while dropping Partizan to 1-5. Antanas Kavaliauskas scored 23 points and Gediminas Orelik added 21 for the visitors, who started the game 2-12 and remained in control the rest of the way. Martynas Gecevicius added 17 points; Both Orelink and Gecevicius dished 6 assists. Travis Leslie scored 12 for the winners. Milan Macvan led Partizan with 22 points and 7 rebounds and Edo Muric netted 14 in defeat.

Free throws by Orelik and Adad Juskevicius’s layup gave Rytas a 0-4 start. Edo Muric opened the scoring for Partizan from the line. Orelink connected from downtown on back-to-back possessions before Kavaliauskas scored inside to make it 2-12 midway through the first quarter. Macvan scored on the offensive glass and soon added a three-point play as Partizan sought to dig its way out of an early hole. Nikola Milutinov dunked and Macvan sank free throws to make it a 2-point game. Milutinov slammed in his own miss to tie it before Kavaliauskas put Rytas up 16-18 at the end of the quarter. Baskets by Martynas Gecevicius and Travis Leslie gave the visitors an 8-point advantage. Macvan kept the visitors in the hunt and Mihajilo Andric connected from behind the arc to make it 25-28. Kavaliauskas scored 5 staright points to restore an 8-point Rytas lead. Macvan drilled a three and Boris Dallo a layup, but Kavaliauskas made it 32-38 at halftime.

Gecevicius extended the difference to 9 with a triple to start the second half. Partizan fought back through Milutinov inside and a Vanja Marinkovic three. Juskevicius put Rytas up by double figures and Leslie’s slam after Juskevicius’s steal made it 37-49. After a timeout, Milenko Tepic heated up for Partizan with back-to-back threes. Orelik also netted one from behind the arc, but Andreja Milutinovic’s basket-plus-foul narrowed the gap to 50-54. The teams traded baskets, with Gecevicius leading the way for Rytas, which went ahead 58-64 on a Billy Baron layup at the end of the quarter. Threes by Gecevicius and Orelik cemented the visitors’ control at 62-73. Leslie put Rytas up 13. Partizan tried to rally and got within 71-79 on a Muric slam with three minutes remaining, but Rytas was already slowing the game down to waltz to victory.
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Referees: SHULGA, BORIS (UKR), JIMENEZ, BENJAMIN (ESP), LANZARINI, SAVERIO (ITA)
Attendance: 5800 (Tentative)
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Partizan NIS Belgrade16162618
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius18202621
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Partizan NIS Belgrade16325876
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius18386485
Partizan NIS Belgrade
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 TEPIC, MILENKO 30:42 8 1/3 2/5   1 5 6 2   1     4 2 8
8 MURIC, EDO 29:34 14 4/8 0/4 6/10 2 2 4 1 1 2     2 6 10
9 MARINKOVIC, VANJA 12:53 3 0/1 1/5     1 1   1 1     1   -2
10 DALLO, BORIS 8:59 2 1/2       2 2 1 1 1     2   2
11 MILUTINOV, NIKOLA 24:01 8 4/8     6 1 7 1 2 1   2 5 2 8
13 MACVAN, MILAN 30:56 22 7/8 1/2 5/5 3 4 7 3   1     2 5 32
14 GAGIC, DJORDJE 22:45 8 1/4   6/6   6 6 2 1 2 2   2 5 17
21 ANDRIC, MIHAJLO 23:09 6 0/1 2/6     2 2 1 1 2     1 1 3
22 MILUTINOVIC, ANDREJA 14:57 5 2/2 0/1 1/1           1     2 2 3
33 BEZBRADICA, NEMANJA DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
35 BOGDANOVIC, LUKA 2:04                              
55 SALIC, DOKO DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Team           1 1 2     1         1
Totals 200:00 76 20/37 6/23 18/22 13 24 37 11 7 13 2 2 21 23 82
        54.1% 26.1% 81.8%
Head coach: VUJOSEVIC, DUSKO
Min: Minutes played; Pts: Points; 2FG M-A: 2-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); 3FG M-A: 3-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); FT M-A: Free Throws (Made-Attempted); Rebounds: O (Offensive), D (Defensive), T (Total); As: Assists; St: Steals; To: Turnovers; Bl: Blocks (Fv: In Favor / Ag: Against); Fouls: Cm (Commited), Rv (Received); PIR: Performance Index Rating
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 LESLIE, TRAVIS 20:36 12 4/5 1/1 1/2   2 2 1   1 1   2 2 13
4 DAMBRAUSKAS, PAULIUS 3:42                              
7 JUSKEVICIUS, ADAS 27:18 8 3/6 0/1 2/3 3 1 4 3 3 2     2 4 13
8 LUKAUSKIS, MINDAUGAS 22:31   0/1 0/1     3 3   2 1     4   -2
9 BARON, BILLY 14:28 2 1/2 0/1     1 1 1 1       2 1 2
10 SESKUS, EDVINAS DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
11 VALEIKA, ARTURAS 11:09   0/2                   1 4 2 -5
13 GECEVICIUS, MARTYNAS 31:25 17 4/6 2/5 3/4   4 4 6 1 2     1 4 23
14 ORELIK, GEDIMINAS 33:48 21 2/5 4/7 5/6   5 5 6 1 2   1 2 5 26
21 KAVALIAUSKAS, ANTANAS 28:51 23 11/12 0/1 1/1 1 6 7 1   1 1   4 3 28
43 MOSER, MIKE 6:12 2 1/1 0/1           1 1     2   -1
Team             1 1               1
Totals 200:00 85 26/40 7/18 12/16 4 23 27 18 9 10 2 2 23 21 98
        65% 38.9% 75%
Head coach: SESKUS, VIRGINIJUS
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