AX Armani Exchange Milano has a dominating grip over the Italian Serie A. So far, the Juggernaut has yet to taste defeat in domestic action in 2018-19. Their impressive run now stands at 11 victories, keeping them two games ahead of their closest challenger, Umana Reyer Venezia (9-2).
On Sunday, December 23rd the Armani defeated Openjobmetis Varese, 72-67 to keep their pristine record intact. It was an impressive performance by all accounts, with go-to scorer Mike James topping the box score with a monster game, featuring 27 points, eight rebounds and five assists. He was near-unstoppable and even with Varese’s starting five scoring in double figures, James carried Armani to yet another victory celebration this season.
Armani is also playing well in international competition, currently sitting in ninth place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague standings with a 7-7 record.
Here are the rest of the results from Round 11 of the Italian Serie A 2018-19 regular season:
- Sidigas Avellino 86-78 Banco di Sardegna Sassari
- Happy Casa Brindisi 89-81 Virtus Bologna
- MIA Red October Cantu 71-93 Umana Reyer Venezia
- Vanoli Cremona 88-91 Germani Brescia
- VL Pesaro 65-77 Dolomiti Energia Trento
- Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 71-84 Alma Trieste
- Fiat Torino 86-80 Pistoia Basket