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AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano tips off LBA Serie A Round 9 action improving to 9-0. Second-placed Happy Casa Brindisi went up to 8-1.
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano – Umana Reyer Venezia 86-72
Zach LeDay pumped up 20 points and Malcolm Delaney followed with 16. Isaac Fotu finishing with 25 went to waste for the visitors.
Acqua S.Bernardo Cantu – Virtus Roma 101-85
Donte Thomas packing a 21-point, 12-rebound double-double was the top performer for the hosts improving to 3-4. Captain Tommaso Baldasso posted 19 points for the losing side.
Fortitudo Lavoropiu Bologna – Virtus Segafredo Bologna 71-91
Clear win in derby with six double-digit scorers, not including Milos Teodosic who got seven points and was in top form dishing out 14 assists. Alessandro Pajola posted a team-high 14 points.
Wesley Saunders with 20 points and Ethan Happ with 17 were the best for the home team.
Dolomiti Energia Trento – Openjobmetis Varese 74-77
Toney Douglas with 28 points and Luis Scola with 20 helped Varese get the job done on the road and improve to 4-5. Jeremy Morgan hit 23 points for the hosts.
Happy Casa Brindisi – Germani Brescia 74-71
A late rally maintained Brindisi one win behind Olimpia Milano with James Bell hitting seven out of his ten points in the game-ending 12-2 run. D’Angelo Harrison registered 19 points and Nick Perkins 15.
Dusan Ristic scored 14 points in a losing effort.
Carpegna Prosciutto Pesaro – UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia 84-63
Carlos Delfino with a team-high 19 points led his team to its fourth win a row. Marko Filipovity posted a 16-point, 11-rebound double-double.
Tomas Kyzlink scored a team-high 12 points for the visitors.