Sutjeska defeated Vrijednosnice Osijek to finish their Sarajevo tournament with a win.
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NLB ABA League 2 Round 5, Sunday, 27 November 2022:
VRIJEDNOSNICE OSIJEK - SUTJESKA
Sutjestka ended their Sarajevo story with a win against Vrijednosnice Osijek.
The first half was a close low-scoring game, the biggest lead in the half was when Vrijednosnice Osijek opened the game with a 5:0 run. At the half, Sutjeska held a 33:35 lead. The third quarter proved to be crucial for Sutjeska in their win tonight, outscoring Vrijednosnice Osijek 13:24 and giving them a 13-point lead heading into the final quarter. In the final quarter, Sutjeska managed to build a 22-point lead, but Vrijednosnice would start to cut into their lead but there was not enough time to mount a comeback.
Christian Bradford led Vrijednosnice Osijek in scoring with 13 points, scoring 12 in the first half. Miloš Koprivica flirted with a double-double in the Sutjeska win, scoring a game-high 25 points to go along with 9 rebounds.
After five rounds of the 2022/2023 NLB ABA League 2 season, Sutjeska has a 4-1 record while Vrijednosnice Osijek drops to 1-4 after today's loss.