Sassari outgunned Venezia to force the decisive fifth game in the quarterfinal series. Venezia was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Sassari dominated on the defensive end, holding Venezia to just 6 points in first quarter. They made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. Sassari shot the lights out from three sinking 13 long-distance shots on high 52.0 percentage. 27 personal fouls committed by Venezia helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Croatian 6.2 Point guard Toni Katic has been fundamental for this victory collecting 13 points and 4 assists in 24 minutes on the floor.