MZT also defeated by Borac, survival in the ABA league is further away
Tonight, the Macedonian champion MZT Skopje suffered another defeat from the direct competitor for survival in the ABA league, the Borac team from Čacak, which won 105:84.
MZT basketball players opened the game with a mini-series of 0:5, but it turned out that those were also the best minutes of the Macedonian team in this game. Nikolic's team held on until the end of the first quarter when Borac started to create a more serious difference, so after the first 10 minutes the score read 29:19 in favor of the hosts.
From that moment, MZT never came back with a more serious result in the game. At the break, Borac had a convincing 57:35. In the remaining two quarters, the hosts only maintained the difference they had gained, and MZT was unable to get into a series to get back into the game.
Cook with 20 points and six rebounds, he was the most effective member of the "Jane Sandanski" team. Strahinja Micovic added 18 points with six rebounds, while Vojdan Stojanovski scored 13 points. With 22 points Hunter Hale was the most effective at Borac.
After this defeat, MZT remains last in the table with only four wins and 19 losses, Borac has six wins and 17 losses, but it also has an advantage in the mutual duels, so the players of the airport now need a miracle in the final to survive in the ABA league.