Credit: Red Star Belgrade
Credit Red Star Belgrade

Crvena Zvezda Belgrade started the 2021-22 pre-season with a 69-64 (20-15, 19-14, 13-17, 17-18) win against FMP. Ognjen Dobric and Nikola Ivanovic were absent due to minor injuries, as well as Nate Wolters who has yet to join the team.

Newcomer Aaron White finished with 23 points and seven rebounds. Austin Holins and Luka Mitrovic scored 12 apiece, while Nikola Kalinic poured 10 points, eight rebounds, and six assists.

On Thursday, Crvena Zvezda take on Mega Basket.

Bayern Munich got their second straight pre-season win over Italian second division team Scaligera Basket Verona 89-66. Nick Weiler Babb returned to action after 133 days. The American guard has been sidelined since April when he suffered a foot injury in the first EuroLeague playoff game against AX Armani Exchange Milan.

Bayern coach Andrea Trinchieri used youngsters Martin Kalu (16 years old) and Mohammed Sillah (19) from the club’s Pro B team. Bayern played without Vladimir Lucic, Augustine Rubit, Darrun Hilliard, Othello Hunter, Nihad Djedovic, Marvin Ogunsipe, and Paul Zipser.

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