Virtus Segafredo Bologna reached the finals of the tournaments in Cavallino Treporti, Italy after holding off 7DAYS EuroCup side Umana Reyer Venice 78-67. Jordan Mickey led the way with 13 points and Iffe Lundberg scored 11 for Virtus, which will play in the finals against another EuroCup side, Dolomiti Energia Trento.
Preseason: Virtus, Barcelona, Zvezda, Efes win on Friday
FC Barcelona won its first preseason game, defeating MoraBanc Andorra 87-80. Barcelona led 53-32, before slowing down in the second half. Kyle Kuric and Oriol Pauli scored 15 apiece, and Cory Higgins netted 14.
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade registered its second preseason win in as many games, beating 7DAYS EuroCup side U-BT Cluj-Napoca 92-64 at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the Serbian capital. Zvezda led 52-33 at halftime and never looked back as John Holland dropped 27 points while Branko Lazic scored 11.
Two-time EuroLeague champ Anadolu Efes Istanbul downed Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 74-63. Efes led throughout the game, with 18 points from Rodrigue Beaubois and 14 points plus 6 rebounds from Ante Zizic.