Basketball, playoff semifinals: Milan overwhelms Sassari in game-1

Basketball, playoff semifinals: Milan overwhelms Sassari in game-1

Milan immediately makes the big voice in game-1 of the semi-final playoffs of Serie A against Sassari. He clearly imposes himself for 95-72 and goes 1-0 in the best of 5 games series. Game without history dominated from start to finish by the reigning champions, led by an excellent Voigtmann (22 points and 7 rebounds). In Olimpia, which also reached a 30-point lead (78-48 in the 30th minute), Shields also closed in double figures, with 10 points, also author of 6 rebounds, Datome and Baron. Good performance also from Napier who finished with 7 points and 9 assists. In Sassari, dominated under the bridge (25 rebounds to 35), the 13 points each by Diop and Dowe and the 11 scored by Robinson were not needed. Race-2 is scheduled for next Monday, again at the Forum, at 9pm.

MILAN-SASSARI 95-72
(25-12, 52-29, 78-48)
Milan: Pangos 9, Tonut 9, Ricci 2, Biligha, Baldasso, Melli 9, Baron 10, Napier 7, Shields 10, Hines 7, Datome 10, Voigtmann 22. Coach: Messina.
Sassari: Robinson 11, Kruslin 3, Treier 3, Gentile 6, Diop 13, Jones 7, Dowe 13, Devecchi, Chessa ne, Stephens 8, Bendzius, Raspino 2. Coach: Bucchi.
Referees: Giovannetti, Sahin, Bongiorni.
Note - Free throws: Milan 17/21, Sassari 5/7. Out for five fouls: none.



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