Referees: Miguel Betancor (ESP), Ronny Denis (BEL)
SLUC Nancy 95 Kalev Tallinn 54
It took five minutes before Nancy started to control their home game against Tallinn. But from this moment on the guests had no more chance and was taken apart 95-54.
Bulgarian Filip Videnov had a huge impact in his first appearance for the French team. The second player worth mentioning was Jojo Garcia, who scored 10 of his 15 points in the first half. Tallinn had a very poor shooting from the field (29%) and was completely dominated.
Fred Vinson had a strong third quarter scoring 12 points
In the second half, the 3200 spectators present were able to keep on watching exciting basketball and a nice passing game. Fred Vinson, unlucky in the first half, scored 12 points in the third quarter. After 30 minutes Nancy’s lead had grown to 32 points.
Being the secure winner, Nancy - in the last period - tried to play with the young players, Vincent Mendy and Rodrigue Mels, both managing to score six points. Mendy showed his jumping skills with a big dunk over the defense. Nevertheless the lead was still increasing and the final score was 95-54.