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NLB 2008 / 2009: Unics - Zadar 69 : 71 ( 49 : 51 ) ( 35 : 32 ) ( 18 : 16 )

Zadar was again 2 points better in a game against Unics and now all they need is a victory at home against
Turk Telekom, and they will travel to the Final 8 tournament in Torino.

Hosts started out better and took an early lead at 14 : 8, Zadar briefly caught up, then Unics ran off 8 straight to take
a 10 point lead at 28 : 18. But, 4 points in a row by Macura and a three by Prostran brought Zadar to 25 : 28.

Gecevski wrapped up Zadar's scoring in the first half by scoring 6 straight to even things out at 32 : 32. It was only
a last second three by Loncar that gave Unics a minimal advantage at halftime.

Zadar starts out better in the second half. Peric hits a three, scores 5 in a row, and Zadar grabs its first lead of the night
at 41 : 39. Game remains close for the rest of the quarter.

In the fourth, Zadar scores the first 5 points and takes a 56 : 49 lead. A little later it was up to 61 : 52.
Zadar had things under control, until Loncar started hitting threes and Unics tied it up at 69 : 69 in the final minute.

After a time out, Stipcevic penetrates and scores, 71 : 69 Zadar. The final attempt to win it by Popovic fell short.

Peric finished with16 points and 10 rebounds, Gecevski 14 and 11. Rancic added 10 points, Stipcevic 9.

Attendance: 5500