Abass Photo Courtesy: EuroCup

Basketballghana.com can report Ghanaian-Italian Shooting Guard/Small Forward Awudu Abass has featured in Virtus Bologna’s win in Game One of the best of three game series against Joventut.

Abass scored seven points in 11 minutes off the bench in Bologna’s 80-75 win over Joventut with Game Two to be played on Friday, March 26 in Spain.

FOSHAN, CHINA – SEPTEMBER 04: #3 Marco Belinelli, #70 Luigi Datome and #23 Awudu Abass of the Italy National Team react during the match against the Serbia National Team during the 1st round of 2019 FIBA World Cup at GBA International Sports and Cultural Center on September 4, 2019 in Foshan, China. (Photo by Zhong Zhi/Getty Images)

28 year old Abass was perfect shooting the basketball as he scored a pair of two point shot attempts and added a converted sole three point shot attempt in the contest.

Teammate Marco Belinelli led all players in the game with 24 points after scoring a trio of three point shots and scoring 13 of 14 free throw attempts.

MILAN, ITALY – SEPTEMBER 29: Awudu Abass, #5 of Germani Basket Brescia drives to the basket during the LBA Lega Basket Serie A Round 2 match between AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano and Germani Basket Brescia at Mediolanum Forum on September 29, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images)

Abass and Belinelli played at the 2019 Basketball World Cup for Italy; Belinelli joined Bologna after leaving San Antonio Spurs where he won an NBA title.

This is Abass’ first post season run with Bologna after joining the team earlier this season; he has had prior experience in the EuroCup with former club Germani Brescia.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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