The basketball team in the future is the only team without a win in Euroliga and has already suffered two defeats (against the Red Star and Cedevita) in the top five rounds of the ABA League, defending the championship title but being too strong for the Petrol Olympics. That's really a problem. Early Priority Aleksandra Džicic was a good advantage (25:10) and overcome the problems that caused him Roko Badim with a sequence of nine consecutive points in order to take advantage of hosts to 29:23.
Ljubljana, who performed without injuries Scottie Reynolds, Mirza Begić and Blaža Mesic, they lied behind the big-22 at half-time, but they showed their teeth below. Badim stayed on the bench, but that's why Dražen Bubnić and Jan Špan hit every three of the three. The third quarter was Olimpija of 30:19, five minutes before the end of the game was only 67:70, but in the end it was too short for the sensation.
After the match, Olympic coach Zoran Martić admitted: "The future was better in the field, especially in the first half when it was a big advantage. The other half was very accurate, we got three points closer and eventually the home team played with three consecutive three-point goals scored through our extended hands in the last seconds of the attack. The advantage you have then is no longer available to us. "
Budućnost: Petrol Olimpija 85:69 (64:53, 45:23, 22:10)
Morača Hall, 2650 spectators, Radovic, Hadzic and Terlević (all Croats).
Future: Jackson 11 (2: 2), Ivanovic 8 (3: 3), Su. Shevović 6, Clark 10 (2: 4), Barovic 10 (4: 5), Clarke 7 (2: 2), Gordic 10 (2: 2), Ilic 8, Omic 11 (3: 3), Popovic 4: 2 ); Petrol Olimpija: Jonesovi 1 (1: 4), španjolski 11, Bubnić 13, Lazić 3, Šamanić 12 (4: 4), Simonović 2 (0: 1), Lapornik 5 (2: 2), Badžim 9 5, Radulović 8.