Helios basketball players registered their 18th win of the season in the 21st round of the Liga Nova KBM. On their home floor, the current national and cup runners-up were 85:68 better than last-placed Zlatorog.
The people of Domžal dispelled the doubts about the winner already in the first half, which they won by 21 points. The species Dejan Jakara she proved herself with team play and collected a total of 25 assists. He contributed as many as 12 of them Austin Luke, who scored a double-double as he scored 13 more points. Helios, who led the most by 31, gave 15 points more than their rival in counterattacks.
The best players of the match were the local teenagers and juniors Lenart Sirc and Jan Zemlić, who played their best matches in the member competition. Sirc contributed 23 points, also caught ten rebounds and collected an index of 27. 23 was Zemlić’s index. The promising guard shot 6/8 from the field, 3/5 of which were three-pointers, and contributed 21 points. With 17 points, he was the first scorer of Laščanov Adria Bailey.
Round 21:HELIOS SUNS – ZLATOROG LAŠKO 85:68 Sirc 23, Zemlić 21; Bailey 17.
Sunday at 20:00: GGD ŠENČUR – KRKA
ROGAŠKA – LTH CASTINGS
Monday at 18:00: SENTJUR – ILLYRIA
At 20:00: TERME OLIMIA – HOPSI POLZELA
The order: Helios 39, Krka 37, Šenčur 31, Terme Olimia 30, Šentjur, Ilirija, Rogaška 29 each, Hopsi 27, LTH Castings and Zlatorog 26 each.