La Fonteta enjoys a solid victory against AS Monaco (70-65)


Valencia Basket began its journey in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague with a hard-fought win against AS Monaco by 70-65 in a game in which La Fonteta knew how to suffer with his team in the worst moments and was key to lifting the team in the reaction that led to in the taronja win. The taronja team reacted with the help of Ojeleye (19 points and 7 rebounds) to the good start of the Monegasque team with a 10-0 run to lead by the minimum at halftime. Despite their problems scoring at the beginning of the second half and seeing themselves eight points down, the team held on to the game from defense and chained three three-pointers for another 10-0 run that allowed them to go into the final act winning. Chris Jones (14 points) assumed the leading offensive role in the last quarter to do well with the team's defensive work and add a prestigious victory against a great rival at the start of this eighth journey in the Euroleague.