Sigal Prishtina is the champion of Kosovo Superliga once again, for the 3rd straight season! In decisive game they cruised past Peja 70-65 on the road. Guests needed strong 4th quarter to secure the win and league title! Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85, college: San Diego St., agency: Two Points) was the best scorer with 20 points. Willie Kemp (185-PG-87, college: Memphis) had 16 points and 7 assists while Jason Washburn (210-C-90, college: Utah, agency: Pensack Sports) added double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds. Drilon Hajrizi (203-F-91) responded with 20 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals for Peja.
Kemp's buzzer beater gave Cup to Prishtina - Feb 15, 2016
The most dramatic match in history of Kosovan basketball was played last night in the Final Four 2016 final match between KB Peja and Sigal Prishtina.
The match has been tied in the end of every quarter while Sigal Prishtina had 8 and 10 points advantage during the game and Peja came back.
27 seconds from the end, Willie Kemp (185-G-87, college: Memphis) couldn't score from close range, Peja had a last action in match when Nicholas Covington (188-G-85, college: Oklahoma City) lost the ball and in a 4 seconds counter Dardan Berisha (193-SG-88) passed the ball to Willie Kemp who put the three pointer in the last second of the match to bring back the Cup to Prishtina, 81-78.
Dardan Berisha was the highest scorer of the final with 26 points, while he added also 5 rebounds and 4 assists in this dramatic victory of his team.
At Peja, Nenad Delic (210-F/C-84) was highest scorer with 23 points + 9 rebounds while Kevin Burwell (179-PG-89, college: Miss.Valley St.) added 19 points and Drilon Hajrizi (203-F-91) continued his great form with 18 more with 8 rebounds and 6 assists - which was not enough to save the Cup.
Peja earn SuperCup title - Sep 27, 2015
Peja - Sigal Prishtina 76:71
Peja celebrated the first trophy of the season. They knocked down Sigal Prishtina for the SuperCup trophy. Nenad Delic (210-F/C-84, agency: Agency) posted 24 points to pace the winners. Sigal Prishtina built a 33:30 halftime lead. But Peja turned things around in the second half. Peja went on a 25:15 rally in the third term to spur ahead for a 7-point lead. Sigal Prishtina tried hard to avoid the defeat in the fourth frame. But they just narrowed the deficit and had to surrender at the end. Kevin Burwell (179-PG-89, college: Miss.Valley St., agency: Agency) posted 20 points, while Roland Davis (185-G-89) and Drilon Hajrizi (203-F-91) added 10 points each for Peja. Stanimir Marinov (192-G-91, agency: Interperformances) responded with 21 points for Sigal Prishtina. Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85, college: San Diego St., agency: Two Points) tossed in 15 points in the loss.
World Team nip Kosovo in All-Star Game - Apr 1, 2016
World Team - Kosovo 127:125
World Team and Kosovo clashed in the traditional All-Star Game. The event took place at the Minatori Arena tonight. It was an exciting battle. Kosovo maintained the lead throughout the bigger part of the game. However World Team managed to eke out a narrow win. Ronald Davis (190-G-82, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) converted a late bucket to give Team World a narrow win. Drilon Hajrizi (203-F-91) was named the MVP.
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