Helios Suns stay perfect after defeating Sutjeska

Tuesday, 24. January 2023 at 14:59

Helios Suns get their 8th straight win this season after they bested Sutjeska in Borik sports hall, Banja Luka. 

(Photo: ABA League j.t.d./Dragana Stjepanovic)

NLB ABA League 2 Round 8, Tuesday, 24 January 2023:

Sutjeska - HELIOS SUNS 66:74 (18:19, 20:19, 13:20, 15:16)

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Helios Suns get their 8th straight win this season after they bested Sutjeska in Borik sports hall, Banja Luka. 

It was a tight game throughout all 40 minutes, Sutjeska controlled the result in the first half, even holding a 12-point lead, but Helios Suns rush back to tie the game at 38:38 by halftime. In the second half, Helios Suns were the team that had the slight advantage, but Sutjeska managed to stay within a few points but Dejan Jakara's squad made a 9:2 run to close the game and get the win. 

Mašan Vrbica led the way for Sutjeska, scoring 21 points to go along with 7 rebounds. Tibor Mirtič was the go-to man for Helios Suns, he finished the game with 23 points, 7 rebounds, and a 32 valuation rating. Lovro Buljević got a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds while Blaž Mahkovic scored 17 points, pulled down 6 rebounds, and dished out 5 assists. 

Stats

Sutjeska
00:00 Q4
66 : 74
Helios Suns

Players on court

SUT Min P R A S F V
1 Vrbica M. 39:04 21 7 2 2 2 17
5 Bošković Z. 23:04 10 5 0 0 1 12
10 Ćalić M. 12:27 0 1 1 1 4 -3
12 Bojić B. 27:05 5 3 1 2 1 7
15 Tomašević V. 24:14 11 8 3 0 3 15
HEL Min P R A S F V
7 Mirtič T. 35:01 23 7 3 2 3 32
8 Buljević L. 34:51 14 11 1 0 1 24
10 Oman U. 31:18 8 3 0 1 3 8
17 Bačvić N. 34:14 7 2 6 0 3 8
21 Mahkovic B. 34:46 17 6 5 0 1 21

Last 5 actions

Min Score Action
game finished
end of 4. quarter
00:00 (Q4) 10 ĆALIĆ M. steal
00:00 (Q4) 21 MAHKOVIC B. turnover (ballhandling)
00:28 (Q4) 8 BULJEVIĆ L. rebound (defensive)
00:30 (Q4) 1 VRBICA M. missed 2 points (drivinglayup)

Top players

VALUE (INDEX)
Vrbica M. 17 - 32 Mirtič T.
POINTS
Vrbica M. 21 - 23 Mirtič T.
REBOUNDS
Tomašević V. 8 - 11 Buljević L.
ASSISTS
Tomašević V. 3 - 6 Bačvić N.
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