PRP vs BUR : Promitheas Patras registered its first win in Group D of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season by downing Frutti Extra Bursaspor 84-93 on the road on Tuesday. Both teams now have 1-2 records in Group D. Ian Miller led the winners with 27 points, Chris Giannopoulos added 17 and Dimitris Agravanis had 10 for Promitheas. Malik Newman and Metin Turen paced Bursaspor with 20 points apiece, Maxim Mutaf scored 16 and Kenny Kadji 11 for the hosts, which were within 72-75 midway through the third quarter. Promitheas improved its defense when it mattered most and Giannopoulos and Miller made sure their team traveled back home with a win.
Agbelese hit a jump hook soon after the break. Newman hit a stop-and-pop jumper, but Miller had 6 points during a 0-9 run that gave Promitheas a double-digit lead, 45-57. Newman kept pushing the hosts, getting help from Turen to offer their team hope at 52-60. Faye hit a jumper, but Perry Jones and Ender Arslan got Bursaspor even closer, 56-62. Three-pointers by Agravanis, Turen and Christodoulou fixed the score at 59-68 after half-hour .
Turen took over with a three-point play early within the fourth quarter. Faye dunked and Nikola Radicevic struck from downtown to revive a double-digit Promitheas lead, 62-73. Turen and Newman tried to vary things for Bursaspor and Kadji dunked to form it 69-75. After Newman buried a three-pointer, Miller and Kadji exchanged baskets. Giannopoulos sank one from downtown that gave Promitheas many fresh air at 74-80 with over 3 minutes left. Miller scored in penetration and Promitheas excelled on defense in crunch time to seal a well-deserved win.
Promitheas Patras vs Frutti Extra Bursaspor – Key Players Team News
- Ian Miller (PG)
- Diante Garrett (SG)
- Michalis Lountzis (SF)
Frutti Extra Bursaspor (BUR) – Key Players
- Malik Newman (PG)
- Xavier Munford (SG)
- Kenny Kadji (SF)
Promitheas Patras vs Frutti Extra Bursaspor – Team Squad
Promitheas Patras (PRP):
Ian Miller, Danny Agbelese, Nikola Radicevic, Dimitris Agravanis, Michalis Lountzis, Diante Garrett, Andreas Christodoulou, Charis Giannopoulos, Giannis Agravanis, Georgios Tanoulis, Athanasios Bazinas, Periklis Kouroupakis, Nikolaos Vasileiou, Leonidas Kolios, Ioannis Athinaiou, Angelos-Andreas Lagios
Frutti Extra Bursaspor (BUR):
Xavier Munford, Malik Newman, Perry Jones III, Kenny Kadji, Daniel Hamilton, Ender Arslan, Oguz Savas, Birkan Batuk, Can Mutaf, Metin Turen, Tevfik Akdamar, Omer Ilyasoglu, Lamar Peters, Efe Tuydes, Kaan Corbaci
Promitheas Patras vs Frutti Extra Bursaspor – Probable Lineups
Ian Miller (PG), Diante Garrett (SG), Michalis Lountzis (SF), Dimitris Agravanis (PF), Danny Agbelese (C)
Frutti Extra Bursaspor:
Malik Newman (PG), Xavier Munford (SG), Kenny Kadji (SF), Perry Jones III (PF), Oguz Savas (C)