Preseason: Milan reaches final, CSKA and Panathinaikos win big

Sep 18, 2020 by Euroleague.net Print
Preseason: Milan reaches final, CSKA and Panathinaikos win big

AX Armani Exchange Milan reached the final of the Italian SuperCup by holding off a 7DAYS EuroCup side Umana Reyer Venice 76-67 in the tournament's first semifinal on Friday. Milan will now faces another EuroCup side Virtus Segafredo Bologna in a battle for a trophy on Sunday. Milan was in control from the get-go, with Kevin Punter, Malcolm Delaney and Vlado Micov scoring all points for a 20-9 lead. Austin Daye and Jeremy Chappell got Reyer closer, but Milan stepped up on defense and finished the half on a 12-2 run to hold 43-23 at the half. The lead was as big as 23 points before Chappell and Stefano Tonut got Reyer going, cutting it to 55-46 late in the third quarter. A basket from Andrea De Nicolao cut it to 61-54 with 4 minutes to go, but Luigi Datome and Delaney quickly replied, restoring a double-digit margin and securing victory. Delaney led Milan with 19 points and 6 assists. Kevin Punter scored 15, while Kyle Hines finished with 12 in a victory. Mitchell Watt had 19 points and 6 rebounds for Reyer, Daye collected 12 points plus 7 rebounds, while De Nicolao scored 11 points in a loss.

CSKA Moscow is the winner of a traditional Gomelskiy Cup, beating Parma Perm on Friday's final 91-51. CSKA opened a double-digit lead in the first quarter. The margin grew to 51-24 at halftime, and 68-30 after 30 minutes. In a balanced effort, Darrun Hilliard had 14 points and 7 rebounds, while Mike James and team captain Nikita Kurbanov scored 13 apiece.

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Hapoel Haifa 89-84 in a friendly game. After trailing early, Maccabi took control with a big second quarter behind Angelo Caloiaro to lead 47-41 at the break. Haifa remained close, but Maccabi kept the slim lead in the fourth quarter then used a triple from Chris Jones to seal the deal. Caloiaro scored 18 points, while Scottie Wilbekin netted 16 on 5-for-9 three-point shooting. Ante Zizic collected 11 points and 7 rebounds, while Sandy Cohen and Tyler Dorsey each scored 10 points. In a friendly game in Athens, Panathinaikos topped Ionikos 87-58. Ioannis Papapetrou scored 16 points, Georgios Kalaitzakis had 12, and Georgios Papagiannis 10 points in a victory.

On the first day of the Tubad Tournament, hosts Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul beat its archrival Galatasaray 93-81. Fenerbahce led majority of the first half, and held 51-47 at halftime before Nando De Colo and Melih Mahmutoglu fueled the hosts to a double-digit lead. Fenerbahce had 73-63 going into the fourth quarter, which is when Johnny Hamilton took over, scoring 9 of his 11 points to help close out the game. De Colo finished with 16 points, Mahmutoglu netted 15, and Lorenzo Brown scored 14 in a victory. At the same tournament, depleted Anadolu Efes Istanbul lost 84-87 against Darussafaka. Vasilije Micic scored 31 points in a contest that Efes played without Shane Larkin, Rodrigue Beaubois and Adrien Moerman.


AUGUST


Date Game Result Trophy Place
20 AX Armani Milan vs. Dinamo Sassari 86-82 Cagliari Tournament Cagliari, Italy
21 AX Armani Milan vs. Umana Reyer Venice 81-78 Cagliari Tournament Cagliari, Italy
26 MoraBanc Andorra vs. FC Barcelona 82-90 Friendly game Encamp, Andorra
26 CSKA Moscow vs. Runa Moscow 102-67 Friendly game Moscow, Russia
27 AX Armani Milan vs. Cantu 101-71 LBA Supercoppa 2020 Milan, Italy
27 FC Bayern Munich vs. Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana 74-82 Friendly game Munich, Germany
28 Joventut Badalona vs. Valencia Basket 82-94 Friendly game Salou, Spain
28 San Pablo Burgos vs. TD Systems Baskonia 82-71 Friendly game Burgos, Spain
28 LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. Elan Chalon 82-70 AIN Star Game Bourg-En-Bresse, France
29 Varese vs. AX Armani Milan 77-110 LBA Supercoppa 2020 Varese, Italy
29 Real Madrid vs. Estudiantes 79-69 Friendly Game Madrid, Spain
29 FC Barcelona vs. UCAM Murcia 89-84 Friendly game Lleida, Spain
29 LDLC ASVEL vs. JDA Dijon 86-62 AIN Star Game, Final Bourg-En-Bresse, France
29 CSKA Moscow vs. MBA Moscow 99-63 Friendly Game Moscow, Russia
30 TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz vs. Bilbao Basket 87-77 Euskal Kopa Mendizorrotza, Spain
30 Joventut Badalona vs. FC Barcelona 68-75 Friendly game Badalona, Spain
31 Zalgiris Kaunas vs. VEF Riga 92-59 Friendly game Kaunas, Lithuania

SEPTEMBER


Date Game Result Trophy Place
1 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul vs. Besiktas 79-77 Friendly game Turkey
1 Anadolu Efes Istanbul vs. Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul 81-65 Friendly game Antalya, Turkey
1 Cantu vs. AX Armani Milan 62-102 LBA Supercoppa 2020 Cantu, Italy
1 Olympiacos Piraeus vs. Iraklis 80-50 Friendly game Metsovo, Greece
2 Khimki Moscow Region vs. CSKA Moscow 83-99 Friendly Game Moscow, Russia
2 Movistar Estudiantes vs. TD Systems Baskonia 78-82 Friendly game Madrid, Spain
2 Valencia Basket vs. Unicaja Malaga 90-75 Torneo Murcia Murcia, Spain
3 Real Madrid vs. TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 88-73 Friendly game Madrid, Spain
3 Anadolu Efes Istanbul vs. Galatasaray 88-64 Gloria Cup 2020 I Belek - Antalya, Turkey
3 LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. Metropolitans 92 80-68 Friendly game Villeurbanne, France
4 AX Armani Milan vs. Germani Brescia 81-67 LBA Supercoppa 2020 Milan, Italy
4 FC Barcelona vs. BAXI Manresa 92-82 Lliga Catalana, semis Barcelona, Spain
4 UCAM Murcia vs. Valencia Basket 59-84 Torneo Murcia Murcia, Spain
4 Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Iraklis BC 81-69 Friendly game Ioannina, Greece
4 Zalgiris Kaunas vs. Juventus Utena 102-71 Friendly game Kaunas, Lithuania
4 Anadolu Efes Istanbul vs. Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul 81-77 Gloria Cup 2020 I Belek - Antalya, Turkey
5 Elan Chalon vs.LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 60-90 Friendly game Chalon-Sur-Saone, France
5 CSKA Moscow vs. Zenit St Petersburg 78-72 Friendly Game Moscow, Russia
5 Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. PAOK BC 114-80 Friendly game Ioannina, Greece
6 FC Barcelona vs. MoraBanc Andorra 84-85 Lliga Catalana, final Barcelona, Spain
6 Tofas Bursa vs. Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 70-82 Friendly game Turkey
6 Anadolu Efes Istanbul vs. Dnipro 99-61 Gloria Cup 2020 I Belek - Antalya, Turkey
7 Germani Brescia vs. AX Armani Milan 79-91 LBA Supercoppa 2020 Brescia, Italy
7 CSKA Moscow vs. Khimki Moscow Region 101-71 Friendly Game Moscow, Russia
7 Zalgiris Kaunas vs. Lietkabelis Panevezys 102-78 Friendly Game Palanga, Lithuania
7 Olympiacos Piraeus vs. Iraklis Thessaloniki 88-75 Friendly Game Piraeus, Greece
8 Anadolu Efes Istanbul vs. Galatasaray 87-82 Gloria Cup 2020 II Belek - Antalya, Turkey
8 Roanne vs.LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 79-81 Friendly game Roanne, France
9 TD Systems Baskonia vs. San Pablo Burgos 91-87 Friendly game Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
9 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul vs. Pinar Karsiyaka 65-72 Gloria Cup 2020 II Belek - Antalya, Turkey
9 Turk Telekom vs. Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 54-83 Gloria Cup 2020 II Belek - Antalya, Turkey
9 Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana vs. FC Bayern Munich 82-65 Friendly game Ljubljana, Slovenia
10 Zenit St Petersburg vs. CSKA Moscow 78-80 Neva Cup St Petersburg, Russia
10 Anadolu Efes Istanbul vs. Tofas 95-56 Gloria Cup 2020 II Belek - Antalya, Turkey
10 AX Armani Milan vs. Varese 91-77 LBA Supercoppa 2020 Milan, Italy
11 Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade vs. Pinar Karsiyaka 74-63 Gloria Cup 2020 II Belek - Antalya, Turkey
11 CSKA Moscow vs. Avtodor Saratov 93-67 Neva Cup St Petersburg, Russia
12 Anadolu Efes Istanbu - Tofas Bursa 84-78 Gloria Cup 2020 II Belek - Antalya, Turkey
12 Zalgiris Kaunas vs. Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 81-74 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Kaunas, Lithuania
12 ALBA Berlin vs. AX Armani Exchange Milan 57-79 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Kaunas, Lithuania
12 TD Systems Baskonia vs. FC Barcelona 68-72 Spanish Supercup semis Tenerife, Spain
12 Iberostar Tenerife vs. Real Madrid 79-92 Spanish Supercup semis Tenerife, Spain
12 Khimki Moscow Region vs. Parma 93-90 Friendly Moscow, Russia
12 Zenit St Petersburg vs. Avtodor Saratov 96-75 Neva Cup St Petersburg, Russia
12 FC Bayern Munich vs. AS Monaco 97-70 Friendly game Munich, Germany
13 ALBA Berlin vs. Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 102-110 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Kaunas, Lithuania
13 AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. Zalgiris Kaunas 88-70 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Kaunas, Lithuania
13 Real Madrid vs. FC Barcelona 72-67 Spanish Supercup final Tenerife, Spain
14 Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv vs. Hapoel Holon 77-74 Friendly game Tel Aviv, Israel
15 LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. Olympiacos Piraeus 74-57 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Valencia, Spain
15 Valencia Basket vs. FC Bayern Munich 84-76 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Valencia, Spain
15 Rytas Vilnius vs. Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 67-75 Friendly game Vilnius, Lithuania
15 Khimki Moscow Region vs. Parma 73-69 Friendly Moscow, Russia
16 Olympiacos Piraeus vs. FC Bayern Munich 82-68 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Valencia, Spain
16 LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. Valencia Basket 66-77 WE'RE BACK PRESEASON TOUR Valencia, Spain
16 TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz vs. Orthez 125-61 Friendly game Vitoria, Spain
16 Igokea vs. Crvena Zvezda 61-72 Friendly game Laktasi, Bosnia and Herzegovina
17 ALBA Berlin vs. Bakken Bears 96-91 Friendly game Berlin, Germany
17 CSKA Moscow vs. MBA Moscow 106-59 Gomelsky Cup, semis Moscow, Russia
18 CSKA Moscow vs. Parma Perm 91-51 Gomelsky Cup final Moscow, Russia
18 Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv vs. Hapoel Haifa 89-84 Friendly game Tel Aviv, Israel
18 Anadolu Efes vs. Darussafaka 84-87 Tubad Tournament Istanbul, Turkey
18 Fenerbahce vs. Galatasaray 93-81 Tubad Tournament Istanbul, Turkey
18 AX Armani Milan vs. Umana Reyer Venice 76-67 LBA Supercoppa 2020 semis Bologna, Italy
18 Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Ionikos 87-58 Friendly game Athens, Greece
19 Crvena Zvezda vs. Mornar Bar - Friendly game Belgrade, Serbia
20 AX Armani Milan vs. Virtus Segafredo Bologna - LBA Supercoppa 2020 final Bologna, Italy
20 Anadolu Efes vs. Galatasaray - Tubad Tournament, 3rd place Istanbul, Turkey
20 Fenerbahce vs. Darussafaka - Tubad Tournament final Istanbul, Turkey
24 ALBA Berlin vs. Olympiacos Piraeus - Friendly Game Berlin, Germany
25 ALBA Berlin vs. Olympiacos Piraeus - Friendly Game Berlin, Germany
26 Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv - Israeli Winners Cup Israel