Bayern takes opener in NBA G League International Challenge

2019-09-19T06:39:10+00:00 2019-09-19T11:00:00+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

19/Sep/19 06:39

FC Bayern Munich made its way to Uruguay to continue preparations for the upcoming season.

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FC Bayern Munich defeated Flamengo, 80-72, at Montevideo, Uruguay. Wednesday’s prep game extended the BayWa Basketball Tour 2019 featuring the German’s team first trip overseas.

Nihad Djedovic posted a team-high 17 points in the 2019 NBA G League International Challenge opener, Leon Radosevic followed with 12 and Danilo Barthel notched 11. Greg Monroe contributed to the “W” with 10 points and 5 boards.

Up next for Dejan Radonjic’s team is San Lorenzo on Thursday. Capitanes de Ciudad, Uruguay’s Elite Team and G League’s Elite Team form the other group of the friendly tournament with the G League representatives beating the Mexican club, 86-75, to complete Day 1 action.