Napoli Basket (2-3) defeated Virtus Segafredo Bologna (4-1) 92-89 (23-20, 25-17, 21-20, 24-31) in a narrow Lega Basket Serie A game. It was the first setback for the EuroCup team this season.

3-pointers this season

Points made: 9,0
Accuracy: 64,3%
Place in standings: 8
Record max: 9
Record min: 9
Most made 3FGs: Isaia Cordinier

Even though Virtus had an 11-point deficit (37-48) after 20 minutes of playing, they came back to the game in the third. The Italian powerhouse cut their deficit to just one point (52-53).

However, it was a temporary success. Napoli Basket spurted again and restored a double-digit lead (64-54). Nevertheless, Virtus erased the deficit to one point one more time (87-88) in the crunch. Though, Napoli converted crucial free throws and secured a tough victory.

For the winners, Markis Mcduffie posted 22 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, and 27 PIR.

Virtus were led by Kyle Weems. He accumulated 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 19 PIR.

Milos Teodosic and Nico Mannion did not participate in the game.

Napoli: Markis Mcduffie 22 (7 REB), Josh Mayo 19 (4 REB, 4 AST), Jordan Parks 15 (7 REB), Frank Elegar 14, Arnas Velicka 11 (5 REB, 3 AST).

Virtus: Kyle Weems 23 (5 REB), Kevin Hervey 14 (6 REB), Isaia Cordinier 12 (5 REB), JaKarr Sampson 11 (4 REB), Amedeo Tessitori 10.

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