Partizan makes big comeback, beats Crvena Zvezda to win Serbian Cup

Partizan makes big comeback, beats Crvena Zvezda to win Serbian Cup

The black & whites have won the National Cup for the 16th time in club’s history.

Partizan NIS have won the 2020 Serbian National Cup after beating their arch rivals Crvena zvezda mts in overtime – 85:84.

The black & whites pulled off a stunning comeback in the final minute of the 4th quarter. They were down by 6 points with a bit over 30 seconds left on the game clock, but still managed to force overtime.

In the additional 5 minutes, Partizan NIS gained a 5-point lead – 85:80, while Crvena zvezda mts then responded with a 4:0 run to reduce the gap to just 1 point – 85:84. Zvezda had the last ball-possession and a chance to win the match, but Lorenzo Brown missed a lay-up.

Serbian National Cup, Final, Sunday, 16.2.2020:

Crvena zvezda mts – PARTIZAN NIS 84:85 (13:19, 18:15, 18:18, 29:26, 6:7)
Brown 17, Davidovac 16 | Paige 21, Jaramaz 19.

Source: ABA Liga.

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