Basketball: AS Monaco secure narrow victory over Alba Berlin

AS Monaco have emerged victorious from a challenging EuroLeague game against Alba Berlin, but only just. 

During the away fixture on 14th March, Alba Berlin initially took the lead, but AS Monaco’s players staged an impressive comeback through a 12-32 second-quarter surge. This pivotal moment ensured that the Roca Team could withstand Alba’s later push and ultimately clinched their 19th season win. The game ended 82-90.

Key to AS Monaco’s triumph were standout performances from Elie Okobo and Mike James, who together contributed 41 points.

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Following the action on court, Sasa Obradovic, the Roca Team coach, remarked, “It wasn’t an easy game, and we didn’t play the way we wanted to, with a few mistakes. We have to stay focused for the future. To use this game to realise that we can’t let our opponents come back like we did tonight.”

This latest triumph extends AS Monaco’s winning streak to eight games and elevates their position in the EuroLeague. Their next challenge in the EuroLeague will be a home game slated for 20th March against EA7 Emporio Armani Milan.


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