Emporio Armani Milano continued on their impressive preseason run with another victory. They defeated Maccabi Tel Aviv 80-75 in a recent friendly tournament in Croatia. The Italian Powerhouse has been knocking down opponents left and right in the preseason and have been in mid-season form. They will be a team to watch both in the domestic Italian Serie A and in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague in 2018-19.
Mike James brought his preseason swagger to Zadar and lifted Armani with his 20 points. Nemanja Nedovic chimed in for the winners with 13 points.
Armani has had some strong starts in most of their wins. This one was no different as they rode an up-tempo offense to an early 22-19 lead. Tel Aviv rallied in the third quarter but Armani managed to maintain their composure and hold on for the win.