Montenegro70-64

11-20, 21-13, 12-12, 16-15, 10-4

Bulgaria

 

Date: 13.08.2014, 21:00hGroup:  BVenue:   Podgorica (MNE) Spectators: 2100
Referees:  Christos Christodoulou (GRE), Sasa Pukl (SLO), Antonis Demetriou (CYP)
TEAM LEADERS
Montenegro Bulgaria
Vladimir Dragicevic (20)PtsAleksandar Vezenkov (14)
Vladimir Dragicevic (9)RebAleksandar Vezenkov (8)
Vladimir Mihailovic (6)ASStanimir Marinov (3), Bozhidar Avramov (3)
Vladimir Dragicevic (2), Nikola Ivanovic (2)STStanimir Marinov (2)
3 players tied with 1BSNikolay Varbanov (3)

GAME REPORT

14.08.2014
Dragicevic Seals It In OT For Montenegro

20. Vladimir Dragicevic (Montenegro)
Vladimir Dragicevic delivered when it mattered most, finishing with 20 points and nine rebounds

Vladimir Dragicevic missed the last shot in regulation but poured in eight points in overtime to lift Montenegro 70-64 over Bulgaria in a thrilling clash on Day 2 of EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Group B.

Montenegro are now the lone leaders of the group with two wins in as many games while Bulgaria, who have lost two very tight encounters, are bottom of the standings.

Bulgaria looked in superb form early on and jumped to an 18-6 lead on an Asen Velikov fast-break lay-up with 3:10 remaining to play in the opening quarter.

With Sead Sehovic finding success from beyond the three-point arc however, Montenegro quickly clawed their way back and tied the scores at 24 with 6:26 left to play in the second quarter, on back-to-back mid-range jumpers by Dragicevic.

Bulgaria went into the locker rooms with the slightest of leads, 33-32, as now the two teams would trade baskets for the remainder of the way.

Vladimir Golubovic, with a hook shot 2:14 from the end of regulation, gave the hosts a 60-58 lead but Stanimir Marinov replied immediately with a jumper and tied the scores at 60 with 1:57 to the fourth buzzer.

Both teams decided it was a good idea to win this from long range but as consecutive three-pointers fell short on either end of the court, Montenegro passed to Dragicevic with two seconds left to the end of regulation but his shot did not drop in and the game went into overtime.

Nikola Ivanovic scored the first basket in the extra period to pull Montenegro ahead 62-60 and, after Nikolay Varbanov reduced to 62-61 from the foul line, Dragicevic decided it was time to go from villain to hero.

The Montenegrin power forward sunk the last four buckets for his team to steer them to victory, underling the hosts' superiority close to the rim, which ultimately tipped the balance in their favour.

Montenegro got 50 of their points in the paint while they also out-rebounded Bulgaria 50 to 37 and scored 21 vital second-chance points.

Dragicevic finished with a game-high 20 points and nine rebounds, Ivanovic added 12 points and Golubovic chipped in with 10 points and seven boards for the winners.

For Bulgaria, 19-year-old Aleksandar Vezenkov had 14 points and eight rebounds while Chavdar Kostov and Pavel Marinov added 11 points apiece in defeat.

COACH QUOTES

13.08.2014
Quotes Montenegro vs. Bulgaria

Luka Pavicevic, Montenegro Head Coach
"I want to congratulate the players on the victory. Two games in a row, very tough and we achieved two victories. I might have to assume that the victory against Israel may have softened those who have not fully experienced and have not been fully aware of how quickly the next match comes. I think we have not underestimated Bulgaria, but we have underestimated our own strength, because we were tired after the hard trip from Cyprus and also there was satisfaction after the victory against Israel. We achieved a win, but it turned out that we were unable to guarantee stability in the approach."

Vladimir Dragicevic, Montenegro
"A very tough game that we played after a long return from Cyprus. It was very difficult against Bulgaria who we have underestimated after their defeat against the Netherlands. I would like to thank the fans who were great and helped us to achieve this victory, which is a new step towards achieving the goal, and that's a place in the EuroBasket. The most important thing is that we won and nothing else."

Georgi Mladenov, Bulgaria Head Coach
"Montenegro has played the right way in the last five minutes. We were not lucky because we had an open shot for three points 25 seconds before the end, but that's life and we move on. We played well after a very tough match against the Netherlands, which we lost. We had a great opportunity to achieve victory, but I am happy because the players gave their maximum. We knew that Montenegro is strong and watched how they claimed their victory against Israel. We turn to the coming matches, first against Israel in front of our fans."

Bozhidar Avramov, Bulgaria
"We had the opportunity to achieve a very important victory in Podgorica. We lacked a bit of luck to make it true."

Top performers

Montenegro Bulgaria

Vladimir Dragicevic

 

Aleksandar Vezenkov

20Pts14
9Reb8
0AS2
2ST1
0BS0

Accumulated statistics

Montenegro Bulgaria
30/76FG M/A28/62
27/52 (51.9%) FG2P M/A24/47 (51.1%)
3/24 (12.5%) FG3P M/A4/15 (26.7%)
7/9 (77.8%) FT M/A4/9 (44.4%)
50 (19-31) Reb (O-D) 37 (9-28)
14AS13
13TO13
8ST7
3BS3
16PF18
70Pts64

PHOTO GALLERY

Next Games

MontenegroBulgaria
24.08.2014
vs. Bulgaria
20:30
24.08.2014
vs. Montenegro
20:30
27.08.2014
vs. Netherlands
20:00
27.08.2014
vs. Israel
19:00
MONTENEGRO
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
5Mihailovic, V. 241/714.31/333.30/40.01/1100.0011600021113
*6Sehovic, S. 171/520.01/1100.00/40.00/00.023501001002
*7Dragicevic, V. 239/1656.39/1656.30/00.02/2100.0549012001-320
8Sehovic, S. 343/742.91/333.32/450.01/250.003324010199
9Golubovic, V. 225/683.35/683.30/00.00/00.0437111102910
*10Rochestie, T. 162/1118.22/633.30/50.00/00.0033121043-54
*11Bjelica, M. 80/20.00/10.00/10.00/00.0145000003-130
12Radovic, N. 322/633.31/250.01/425.02/2100.0358210041167
14Maras, I. DNP
*15Popovic, A. 191/1100.01/1100.00/00.01/250.0224001122-63
20Ivanovic, N. 256/1442.96/1346.20/10.00/00.0213212034912
22Borisov, M. 50/10.00/00.00/10.00/00.001100100030
TEAM/COACH01120
TOTAL30/ 7639.527/ 5251.93/ 2412.57/977.8193150141383161870
BULGARIA
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
7Zahariev, H. 30/10.00/10.00/00.00/00.0000010000-20
*9Marinov, P. 275/955.64/666.71/333.30/00.0033120022-811
*10Avramov, B. 363/1030.03/837.50/20.01/250.0044310012-27
12Georgiev Yanev, A. 10/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000-10
13Velikov, A. 101/333.31/250.00/10.00/00.0000201002-12
14Kostov, C. 295/862.54/666.71/250.00/00.0134231033-811
*21Varbanov, N. 373/650.03/650.00/00.01/333.314502033217
22Ivanov, P. 60/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000001010-10
*23Marinov, S. 254/944.44/850.00/10.01/250.005532204149
24Marshavelski, K. 71/1100.01/1100.00/00.01/250.0101000022-63
*41Vezenkov, A. 336/1442.94/850.02/633.30/00.0268211022-114
50Dimitrov, D. 110/10.00/10.00/00.00/00.0011011000-50
TEAM/COACH42600
TOTAL28/ 6245.224/ 4751.14/ 1526.74/944.492837131373181664
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

GALLERY

TOP PERFORMERS

Montenegro Bulgaria

Vladimir Dragicevic

 

Aleksandar Vezenkov

20Pts14
9Reb8
0AS2
2ST1
0BS0
23Min33

TEAM STATS

Montenegro Bulgaria
30/76FG M/A28/62
27/52 (51.9%) FG2P M/A24/47 (51.1%)
3/24 (12.5%) FG3P M/A4/15 (26.7%)
7/9 (77.8%) FT M/A4/9 (44.4%)
50 (19-31) Reb (O-D) 37 (9-28)
14AS13
13TO13
8ST7
3BS3
16PF18
70Pts64

Next Games

MontenegroBulgaria
24.08.2014
vs. Bulgaria
20:30
24.08.2014
vs. Montenegro
20:30
27.08.2014
vs. Netherlands
20:00
27.08.2014
vs. Israel
19:00

PLAY BY PLAY

TimeMONTENEGROScoreBULGARIA
09:5111 M. Bjelica Def. Rebound   23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
09:4410 T. Rochestie 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   21 N. Varbanov Def. Rebound
09:34 0 - 3 9 P. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 B. Avramov
09:2615 A. Popovic Foul drawn   10 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
09:2615 A. Popovic Free throw missed(1/2)   
09:2615 A. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 1 - 3 
08:42 1 - 5 9 P. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
08:316 S. Sehovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 3 - 5 
08:12 3 - 7 10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
07:5811 M. Bjelica Foul drawn   9 P. Marinov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
07:4811 M. Bjelica 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 M. Bjelica 
  
07:4511 M. Bjelica Foul drawn   41 A. Vezenkov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
07:357 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 P. Marinov Def. Rebound
07:27 3 - 9 9 P. Marinov 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
07:0511 M. Bjelica 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   21 N. Varbanov Def. Rebound
06:5715 A. Popovic block   Off. Rebound:
06:5310 T. Rochestie Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:4410 T. Rochestie 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 P. Marinov Def. Rebound
06:4415 A. Popovic Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   9 P. Marinov Foul drawn
06:44Substitution: 6 S. Sehovic out,
8 S. Sehovic in 
  
06:328 S. Sehovic block   Off. Rebound:
06:23 3 - 11 21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 10 B. Avramov
06:017 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   23 S. Marinov Def. Rebound
05:5011 M. Bjelica Def. Rebound   21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:4911 M. Bjelica Foul drawn   23 S. Marinov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
05:49   Substitution: 9 P. Marinov out,
14 C. Kostov in
05:2310 T. Rochestie 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 15 A. Popovic 
  
05:1915 A. Popovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 5 - 11 
05:12 5 - 13 23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
04:5010 T. Rochestie 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   41 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound
04:2811 M. Bjelica Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:1810 T. Rochestie Offensive Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
10 T. Rochestie Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  14 C. Kostov Foul drawn
04:18Substitution: 7 V. Dragicevic out,
5 V. Mihailovic in 
  
04:18Substitution: 10 T. Rochestie out,
9 V. Golubovic in 
  
04:18Substitution: 15 A. Popovic out,
20 N. Ivanovic in 
  
04:18   Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
13 A. Velikov in
04:18   Substitution: 41 A. Vezenkov out,
50 D. Dimitrov in
04:0620 N. Ivanovic Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   13 A. Velikov Foul drawn
04:06   21 N. Varbanov Turnover (Out of bounds)
03:458 S. Sehovic Foul drawn   21 N. Varbanov Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)
03:458 S. Sehovic Free throw missed(1/2)   
03:458 S. Sehovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 6 - 13 
03:26 6 - 16 14 C. Kostov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 A. Velikov
03:128 S. Sehovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   13 A. Velikov Steal
03:10 6 - 18 13 A. Velikov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
03:09Timeout   
02:44 Turnover (24 secs)   
02:44Substitution: 11 M. Bjelica out,
12 N. Radovic in 
  
02:238 S. Sehovic Def. Rebound   14 C. Kostov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:158 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 V. Mihailovic 
9 - 18 
02:00   10 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 C. Kostov
01:39   13 A. Velikov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound:
01:24   Substitution: 50 D. Dimitrov out,
23 S. Marinov in
01:2320 N. Ivanovic Def. Rebound   23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:1720 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 12 N. Radovic 
  
00:5912 N. Radovic Foul drawn   21 N. Varbanov Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)
00:59   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
24 K. Marshavelski in
00:5912 N. Radovic Free throw MADE(1/2) 10 - 18 
00:5912 N. Radovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 11 - 18 
00:388 S. Sehovic Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:268 S. Sehovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   23 S. Marinov Steal
00:20 11 - 20 23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 B. Avramov
00:015 V. Mihailovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
00:00   Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
9 P. Marinov in
00:00   Substitution: 13 A. Velikov out,
41 A. Vezenkov in
TimeMONTENEGROScoreBULGARIA
09:469 V. Golubovic Foul drawn   24 K. Marshavelski Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
09:3520 N. Ivanovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 V. Golubovic 
  
09:198 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 20 N. Ivanovic 
14 - 20 
09:17Timeout   
09:17   Substitution: 24 K. Marshavelski out,
21 N. Varbanov in
09:04   14 C. Kostov Turnover (Out of bounds)
08:449 V. Golubovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 V. Mihailovic 
16 - 20 
08:30 16 - 22 14 C. Kostov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 41 A. Vezenkov
08:1520 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 18 - 22 
08:03 18 - 24 23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
07:5020 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 20 - 24 
07:275 V. Mihailovic Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   14 C. Kostov Foul drawn
07:27Substitution: 9 V. Golubovic out,
7 V. Dragicevic in 
  
07:27Substitution: 20 N. Ivanovic out,
15 A. Popovic in 
  
07:27   Substitution: 14 C. Kostov out,
7 H. Zahariev in
07:27   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
10 B. Avramov in
07:27   Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
24 K. Marshavelski in
07:1915 A. Popovic Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)   9 P. Marinov Foul drawn
07:077 V. Dragicevic Def. Rebound   9 P. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:007 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 22 - 24 
06:4812 N. Radovic Offensive Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
12 N. Radovic Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  24 K. Marshavelski Foul drawn
06:3115 A. Popovic Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:267 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 V. Mihailovic 
24 - 24 
06:26Timeout   
06:26   Substitution: 24 K. Marshavelski out,
21 N. Varbanov in
06:1012 N. Radovic Def. Rebound   21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:4612 N. Radovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 V. Dragicevic 
  
05:467 V. Dragicevic Turnover (Out of bounds)   
05:297 V. Dragicevic Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:227 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   41 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound
05:14   7 H. Zahariev 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 21 N. Varbanov
05:10 24 - 26 21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Tip-in) MADE
04:565 V. Mihailovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 V. Dragicevic 
  
04:517 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 B. Avramov Def. Rebound
04:4515 A. Popovic Steal   10 B. Avramov Turnover (Bad Pass)
04:417 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 12 N. Radovic 
26 - 26 
04:257 V. Dragicevic Steal   7 H. Zahariev Turnover (Bad Pass)
04:235 V. Mihailovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   21 N. Varbanov Def. Rebound
04:02   21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 41 A. Vezenkov
04:02 26 - 28 9 P. Marinov 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 41 A. Vezenkov
04:02Timeout   
04:02Substitution: 7 V. Dragicevic out,
9 V. Golubovic in 
  
04:02Substitution: 12 N. Radovic out,
10 T. Rochestie in 
  
04:02Substitution: 15 A. Popovic out,
11 M. Bjelica in 
  
04:02   Substitution: 7 H. Zahariev out,
23 S. Marinov in
03:4410 T. Rochestie 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   41 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound
03:3611 M. Bjelica Def. Rebound   9 P. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:2810 T. Rochestie Foul drawn   23 S. Marinov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)
03:28Substitution: 5 V. Mihailovic out,
6 S. Sehovic in 
  
03:28   Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
13 A. Velikov in
03:108 S. Sehovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 V. Golubovic 
  
03:079 V. Golubovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 28 - 28 
02:51 28 - 31 41 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 A. Velikov
02:49Substitution: 11 M. Bjelica out,
12 N. Radovic in 
  
02:318 S. Sehovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed    Def. Rebound
02:15 Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:14   Substitution: 41 A. Vezenkov out,
50 D. Dimitrov in
02:14   Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
22 P. Ivanov in
02:1210 T. Rochestie Foul drawn   22 P. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
02:0610 T. Rochestie Turnover (Travelling)   
01:5410 T. Rochestie Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)   13 A. Velikov Foul drawn
01:54Substitution: 10 T. Rochestie out,
20 N. Ivanovic in 
  
01:436 S. Sehovic Def. Rebound   9 P. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:239 V. Golubovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 V. Golubovic 
  
01:209 V. Golubovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 30 - 31 
01:09Substitution: 8 S. Sehovic out,
5 V. Mihailovic in 
  
01:09   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
24 K. Marshavelski in
01:099 V. Golubovic Foul drawn   24 K. Marshavelski Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)
00:4512 N. Radovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 V. Golubovic 
32 - 31 
00:28 32 - 33 24 K. Marshavelski 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 P. Marinov
00:035 V. Mihailovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   50 D. Dimitrov Def. Rebound
00:00Substitution: 5 V. Mihailovic out,
7 V. Dragicevic in 
  
00:00Substitution: 6 S. Sehovic out,
8 S. Sehovic in 
  
00:00Substitution: 9 V. Golubovic out,
15 A. Popovic in 
  
00:00   Substitution: 13 A. Velikov out,
14 C. Kostov in
00:00   Substitution: 22 P. Ivanov out,
21 N. Varbanov in
00:00   Substitution: 24 K. Marshavelski out,
23 S. Marinov in
00:00   Substitution: 50 D. Dimitrov out,
41 A. Vezenkov in
TimeMONTENEGROScoreBULGARIA
09:44 32 - 35 14 C. Kostov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
09:2320 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 V. Dragicevic 
  
09:0320 N. Ivanovic Foul drawn   14 C. Kostov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
08:48   21 N. Varbanov block
23 S. Marinov Def. Rebound
08:43 32 - 37 9 P. Marinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 23 S. Marinov
08:307 V. Dragicevic Foul drawn   41 A. Vezenkov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)
08:3012 N. Radovic assist   
08:307 V. Dragicevic Free throw MADE(1/2) 33 - 37 
08:307 V. Dragicevic Free throw MADE(2/2) 34 - 37 
08:12 34 - 39 41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 23 S. Marinov
07:4920 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 36 - 39 
07:2420 N. Ivanovic Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   23 S. Marinov Foul drawn
07:24 36 - 40 23 S. Marinov Free throw MADE(1/2)
07:2412 N. Radovic Def. Rebound   23 S. Marinov Free throw missed(2/2)
07:038 S. Sehovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   23 S. Marinov Steal
06:57   23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 41 A. Vezenkov
06:53 36 - 42 41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
06:3820 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 38 - 42 
06:2020 N. Ivanovic Steal   41 A. Vezenkov Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:1415 A. Popovic Foul drawn   9 P. Marinov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
06:14Substitution: 8 S. Sehovic out,
6 S. Sehovic in 
  
06:14   Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
10 B. Avramov in
06:027 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 6 S. Sehovic 
  
05:5020 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 12 N. Radovic 
  
05:5012 N. Radovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed    Def. Rebound
05:48Substitution: 7 V. Dragicevic out,
9 V. Golubovic in 
  
05:2615 A. Popovic Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:159 V. Golubovic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 20 N. Ivanovic 
40 - 42 
04:569 V. Golubovic Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:386 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 15 A. Popovic 
  
04:2420 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 42 - 42 
04:039 V. Golubovic block   Off. Rebound:
04:03Substitution: 20 N. Ivanovic out,
10 T. Rochestie in 
  
04:03   Substitution: 9 P. Marinov out,
22 P. Ivanov in
04:03   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
24 K. Marshavelski in
04:03   Substitution: 41 A. Vezenkov out,
50 D. Dimitrov in
03:556 S. Sehovic Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:339 V. Golubovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   50 D. Dimitrov Steal
03:29   50 D. Dimitrov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 24 K. Marshavelski
03:296 S. Sehovic Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   24 K. Marshavelski Foul drawn
03:29Substitution: 15 A. Popovic out,
5 V. Mihailovic in 
  
03:29 42 - 43 24 K. Marshavelski Free throw MADE(1/2)
03:299 V. Golubovic Def. Rebound   24 K. Marshavelski Free throw missed(2/2)
03:0610 T. Rochestie 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 44 - 43 
02:5210 T. Rochestie Steal   14 C. Kostov Turnover (Bad Pass)
02:5210 T. Rochestie Foul drawn   14 C. Kostov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)
02:51Substitution: 12 N. Radovic out,
22 M. Borisov in 
  
02:51   Substitution: 14 C. Kostov out,
9 P. Marinov in
02:2810 T. Rochestie 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 P. Marinov Def. Rebound
02:14 44 - 45 10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
01:46 Turnover (24 secs)   
01:259 V. Golubovic Steal   9 P. Marinov Turnover (Bad Pass)
01:1110 T. Rochestie 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 B. Avramov Def. Rebound
01:0522 M. Borisov Steal   50 D. Dimitrov Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:586 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 B. Avramov Def. Rebound
00:5710 T. Rochestie Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 3rd)   10 B. Avramov Foul drawn
00:57Substitution: 9 V. Golubovic out,
7 V. Dragicevic in 
  
00:57Substitution: 10 T. Rochestie out,
20 N. Ivanovic in 
  
00:57   Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
21 N. Varbanov in
00:57   Substitution: 24 K. Marshavelski out,
23 S. Marinov in
00:4922 M. Borisov Def. Rebound   9 P. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:2922 M. Borisov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   23 S. Marinov Def. Rebound
00:21   21 N. Varbanov Turnover (Travelling)
00:0120 N. Ivanovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   22 P. Ivanov Steal
00:00Substitution: 6 S. Sehovic out,
8 S. Sehovic in 
  
00:00   Substitution: 22 P. Ivanov out,
10 B. Avramov in
TimeMONTENEGROScoreBULGARIA
09:3320 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 V. Dragicevic 
  
09:307 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   23 S. Marinov Def. Rebound
09:11 44 - 47 10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
08:5320 N. Ivanovic Foul drawn   23 S. Marinov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 3rd)
08:485 V. Mihailovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 46 - 47 
08:485 V. Mihailovic Foul drawn   21 N. Varbanov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)
08:485 V. Mihailovic Free throw MADE(1/1) 47 - 47 
08:4220 N. Ivanovic Steal   23 S. Marinov Turnover (Bad Pass)
08:317 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 V. Mihailovic 
49 - 47 
08:167 V. Dragicevic Steal   9 P. Marinov Turnover (Bad Pass)
08:167 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 51 - 47 
08:16Timeout   
08:16Substitution: 22 M. Borisov out,
12 N. Radovic in 
  
08:16   Substitution: 9 P. Marinov out,
14 C. Kostov in
08:16   Substitution: 50 D. Dimitrov out,
41 A. Vezenkov in
08:07 51 - 50 41 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 23 S. Marinov
07:32   21 N. Varbanov block
14 C. Kostov Def. Rebound
07:167 V. Dragicevic Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:015 V. Mihailovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   41 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound
06:56 51 - 52 21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 14 C. Kostov
06:5612 N. Radovic Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   21 N. Varbanov Foul drawn
06:56Timeout   
06:56Substitution: 5 V. Mihailovic out,
9 V. Golubovic in 
  
06:56Substitution: 7 V. Dragicevic out,
15 A. Popovic in 
  
06:569 V. Golubovic Def. Rebound   21 N. Varbanov Free throw missed(1/1)
06:4320 N. Ivanovic Foul drawn   23 S. Marinov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 4th)
06:43   Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
13 A. Velikov in
06:418 S. Sehovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   14 C. Kostov Steal
06:31 51 - 54 14 C. Kostov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
06:1420 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 20 N. Ivanovic 
  
06:008 S. Sehovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 53 - 54 
05:35Substitution: 20 N. Ivanovic out,
10 T. Rochestie in 
  
05:23 53 - 56 41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
05:0712 N. Radovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 T. Rochestie 
56 - 56 
04:388 S. Sehovic Def. Rebound   13 A. Velikov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:198 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 C. Kostov Def. Rebound
04:1712 N. Radovic Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)   14 C. Kostov Foul drawn
04:17   Substitution: 13 A. Velikov out,
23 S. Marinov in
04:1112 N. Radovic Def. Rebound   14 C. Kostov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:5110 T. Rochestie 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 B. Avramov Def. Rebound
03:47 56 - 58 41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 14 C. Kostov
03:47Timeout   
03:47Substitution: 15 A. Popovic out,
6 S. Sehovic in 
  
03:2810 T. Rochestie 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 58 - 58 
03:0510 T. Rochestie Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:5010 T. Rochestie 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   21 N. Varbanov Def. Rebound
02:38Substitution: 10 T. Rochestie out,
20 N. Ivanovic in 
  
02:38Timeout   
02:296 S. Sehovic Def. Rebound   23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:149 V. Golubovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 S. Sehovic 
60 - 58 
02:0612 N. Radovic Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 4th)   41 A. Vezenkov Foul drawn
01:57 60 - 60 23 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
01:388 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 V. Golubovic 
  
01:146 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 6 S. Sehovic 
  
01:136 S. Sehovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   41 A. Vezenkov Steal
01:1320 N. Ivanovic Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 3rd)   41 A. Vezenkov Foul drawn
00:58   14 C. Kostov Turnover (Out of bounds)
00:58Substitution: 9 V. Golubovic out,
7 V. Dragicevic in 
  
00:356 S. Sehovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 C. Kostov Def. Rebound
00:1212 N. Radovic Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:0420 N. Ivanovic Foul drawn   14 C. Kostov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 3rd)
00:04Timeout   
00:04   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
13 A. Velikov in
00:04   Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
50 D. Dimitrov in
00:027 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
00:00Substitution: 6 S. Sehovic out,
5 V. Mihailovic in 
  
00:00   Substitution: 13 A. Velikov out,
21 N. Varbanov in
00:00   Substitution: 50 D. Dimitrov out,
23 S. Marinov in
TimeMONTENEGROScoreBULGARIA
04:50   23 S. Marinov Turnover (Out of bounds)
04:3420 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 62 - 60 
04:127 V. Dragicevic Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:4912 N. Radovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 20 N. Ivanovic 
  
03:3512 N. Radovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   23 S. Marinov Def. Rebound
03:235 V. Mihailovic Def. Rebound   23 S. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:0420 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   41 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound
02:5612 N. Radovic Def. Rebound   41 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:3120 N. Ivanovic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   41 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound
02:175 V. Mihailovic Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   21 N. Varbanov Foul drawn
02:17Substitution: 20 N. Ivanovic out,
10 T. Rochestie in 
  
02:17   Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
9 P. Marinov in
02:17   21 N. Varbanov Free throw missed(1/2)
02:17 62 - 61 21 N. Varbanov Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:037 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 V. Mihailovic 
64 - 61 
01:3610 T. Rochestie Def. Rebound   14 C. Kostov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:18Off. Rebound: 7 V. Dragicevic   21 N. Varbanov block
01:187 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 66 - 61 
01:18Timeout   
01:18   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
12 A. Georgiev Yanev in
01:06 66 - 63 14 C. Kostov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
00:437 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 S. Sehovic 
68 - 63 
00:3610 T. Rochestie Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 4th)   10 B. Avramov Foul drawn
00:36   10 B. Avramov Free throw missed(1/2)
00:36 68 - 64 10 B. Avramov Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:095 V. Mihailovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 12 N. Radovic 
  
00:007 V. Dragicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 V. Mihailovic 
70 - 64 

Accumulated statistics

Montenegro Bulgaria
30/76FG M/A28/62
27/52 (51.9%) FG2P M/A24/47 (51.1%)
3/24 (12.5%) FG3P M/A4/15 (26.7%)
7/9 (77.8%) FT M/A4/9 (44.4%)
50 (19-31) Reb (O-D) 37 (9-28)
14AS13
13TO13
8ST7
3BS3
16PF18
70Pts64

top performers

Montenegro Bulgaria

Vladimir Dragicevic

 

Aleksandar Vezenkov

20Pts14
9Reb8
0AS2
2ST1
0BS0
23Min33

COACH QUOTES

13.08.2014
Quotes Montenegro vs. Bulgaria

Luka Pavicevic, Montenegro Head Coach
"I want to congratulate the players on the victory. Two games in a row, very tough and we achieved two victories. I might have to assume that the victory against Israel may have softened those who have not fully experienced and have not been fully aware of how quickly the next match comes. I think we have not underestimated Bulgaria, but we have underestimated our own strength, because we were tired after the hard trip from Cyprus and also there was satisfaction after the victory against Israel. We achieved a win, but it turned out that we were unable to guarantee stability in the approach."

Vladimir Dragicevic, Montenegro
"A very tough game that we played after a long return from Cyprus. It was very difficult against Bulgaria who we have underestimated after their defeat against the Netherlands. I would like to thank the fans who were great and helped us to achieve this victory, which is a new step towards achieving the goal, and that's a place in the EuroBasket. The most important thing is that we won and nothing else."

Georgi Mladenov, Bulgaria Head Coach
"Montenegro has played the right way in the last five minutes. We were not lucky because we had an open shot for three points 25 seconds before the end, but that's life and we move on. We played well after a very tough match against the Netherlands, which we lost. We had a great opportunity to achieve victory, but I am happy because the players gave their maximum. We knew that Montenegro is strong and watched how they claimed their victory against Israel. We turn to the coming matches, first against Israel in front of our fans."

Bozhidar Avramov, Bulgaria
"We had the opportunity to achieve a very important victory in Podgorica. We lacked a bit of luck to make it true."

Top performers

Montenegro Bulgaria

Vladimir Dragicevic

 

Aleksandar Vezenkov

20Pts14
9Reb8
0AS2
2ST1
0BS0

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