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Olimpia Milano vs Virtus Bologna basketball live stream: Watch tonight’s Lega Basket Serie A online

By Squawka News

Milano vs Virtus Bologna basketball live stream: Watch today's Lega Basket Serie A online

Published: 9:55, 23 June 2023

Olimpia Milano vs Virtus Bologna takes place on Friday at 7:30pm (UK time).

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The 2023 Lega Basket Serie A Playoffs have reached the finals. Olimpia Milano swept past Dinamo Sassari, winning their best-of-five series 95-72, 80-75, 93-61. Virtus Bologna, meanwhile, enjoyed a similar record, beating Derthona 84-61, 108-78, 89-82.

While these are the two most successful sides in Lega Basket Serie A history, there is quite some gulf when it comes to title triumphs, with current champions Milano winning a record 29 trophies to Bologna’s 16.

Milano made the most of their home-court advantage in the first two games against Bologna. In the opener, it was a 92-82 victory, before Le Scarpette Rosse edged a 79-76 contest to give them a 2-0 series lead.

However, Bologna struck back in the next two games at their home, winning 69-61 and 93-89. The back-and-forth showdown headed back to Milan for Game Five and the hosts claimed a third success, picking up a 79-72 win.

Bologna have refused to yield, though. Ettore Messina was just one win away from claiming the championship in Wednesday’s showdown, but Bologna secured a famous and emphatic 85-66 triumph in their backyard to bring the series to an epic 3-3 stalemate.

All eyes now turn to tonight’s winner-takes-all showdown at Milano’s Mediolanum Forum. It’s set to be a historic evening for both of these clubs, bringing the curtain down on one of the most pulsating and competitive finals in the competition’s history.