Credit: Bayern Munich
Credit Bayern Munich

In the second semi-final of the 'City of Cagliari Tournament' EuroLeague's FC Bayern Munich faced the Italian team Dinamo Sassari, participants of the Basketball Champions League. In a very close battle, Sassari won the game 86-85 and will now face Baskonia in the final of the tournament.

Anthony Clemmons

Anthony  Clemmons
Position: PG
Age: 26
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 87 kg
Birth place: United States of America

Sassari started the game in a strong way, thanks mainly to the buckets made by Clemmons and Bendzius. Bayern answered back with the long-distance shots of Andreas Obst. At the end of the first half, Sassari was leading by 3 points, 48-45.

In the second half, though, Bayern had a superb reaction at the beginning of the third quarter with a 14-0 run. Sassari didn't lose hope and remained in the game mentally. In the final period, in fact, the team coached by Demis Cavina showed great energy on the defensive end and was able to cut down the deficit. 

The final seconds of the game were a real thriller. Jaramaz scored with only 6 seconds left on the clock of the game, on the other end Sassari found an open shot for Burnell who was fouled by Schilling, and went to the line to take three free throws. Burnell made two, giving Sassari a one-point lead. On the final possession, Sassari defended well as Bayern couldn't find an open shot. 

In the final quarter, there was also a tense moment when Schilling made a hard foul on Christian Mekowulu and things got heated quickly. Luckily the referees were able to separate Mekowulu, Burnell, and Schilling. 

Clemmons was the top scorer of the game with 19 points and 4 assists. Bendzius added 17 points and 2 boards, Mekowulu 16 points, and 8 boards. 

For Bayern, the top scorer was Obst with 14 points, while DeShaun Thomas finished with 13 points. 

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