The guests trailed by 9 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 5 points. 26 personal fouls committed by Galitos-Tley helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Spanish forward Arnette Hallman (199-88) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 17 points, 16 rebounds and 5 assists. International center Marco Goncalves (206-84) contributed with 12 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four Academica players scored in double figures. The former international guard Antonio Tavares (183-75) answered with 19 points and American forward Perry Stevenson (206-87, college: Kentucky) added 8 points, 13 rebounds and 6 blocks in the effort for Galitos-Tley. Top scorers: Academica: A.Hallman 17+16reb+5ast, F.Sousa 16+4reb, J.Balseiro 14+4reb+1ast, M.Goncalves 12+8reb, D.Simoes 4+4ast, B.Costa 3+2reb Galitos-Tley: A.Tavares 19+3reb+3ast, J.Ferreira 14+6reb, T.Lopez 13+3ast, P.Stevenson 8+13reb+3ast, P.Pinto 5+1reb+2ast, D.Neves 5+3reb+5ast
The hosts trailed by 4 points after three quarters before their 25-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. It was a very good performance for American guard Charlie Swiggett (185, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) who helped to win the game recording 22 points and 7 assists. The former international forward Paulo Cunha (200-80) contributed with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Slovenian forward Matic Sirnik (200-91) answered with 22 points and 7 rebounds and Montenegrin forward Marko Loncovic (200-91) added 19 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Barcelos. Five Vitoria SC and four Barcelos players scored in double figures. Top scorers: Vitoria SC: C.Swiggett 22+4reb+7ast, P.Cunha 17+10reb, J.Silva 16+2reb, I.Almeida 16+9reb+2ast, A.Bessa 14+1reb+5ast, D.Swetalla 7+7reb+2ast Barcelos: M.Sirnik 22+7reb+3ast, M.Loncovic 19+5reb, N.Oliveira 18+3reb+1ast, R.Coelho 12+5reb+5ast, C.Fechas 6+1reb+3ast, S.Duarte 5
The game was mostly controlled by Ovarense. Alges was better in second period 20-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Alges to just 7 points in fourth quarter. They outrebounded Alges 36-20 including 24 on the defensive glass. Power forward Mario Goncalves (208-80) fired a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Guard Jose Miguel Barbosa (176-90) chipped in 20 points and 4 assists. Four Ovarense players scored in double figures. International Rui Quintino (194-83) produced 13 points and 6 rebounds and guard Diogo Correia (182-90) added 14 points respectively for lost side. Top scorers: Ovarense: J.Miguel Barbosa 20+3reb+4ast, M.Goncalves 16+12reb, N.Morais 14+2reb, F.Neves 13+1reb+2ast, C.Cordeiro 13+8reb+1ast, S.Coll 6+7reb+3ast Alges: D.Correia 14, R.Quintino 13+6reb+2ast, D.Ventura 9+2reb, D.Vieira 8+5reb+1ast, J.Cardoso 8+5reb, A.Pires 4+4ast
Fisica was ahead by 12 points at the halftime before a 43-24 second half run of Lusitania. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Fisica to just 4 points in third quarter. They also forced 19 Fisica turnovers. American center Marcel Momplasir (205-81, college: Rhode Island) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 13 rebounds for the winners and guard Daniel Monteiro (182-82) chipped in 19 points and 6 steals. At the losing side naturalized Sao Tome and Principe power forward Ekjersey Viana (203-77) responded with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 22 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Carlos Dias (197-79) scored 9 points. Top scorers: Lusitania: D.Monteiro 19+3reb+3ast, A.Sobrinho 18+1reb+1ast, M.Momplasir 12+13reb+2ast, D.Nevels 7+7reb, M.Camara 6+8reb+4ast, C.Dias 3+3reb Fisica: E.Viana 16+22reb+4ast, C.Dias 9+4reb+1ast, C.Barroca 8+2reb+2ast, M.Salvador 7+2reb+4ast, A.Catarino 6+2reb+1ast, R.Rodrigues 6+2reb
CAB Madeira was very close to get their first win. But it seems they have to wait a little bit longer. Benfica forced 22 CAB Madeira turnovers. The former international forward Heshimu Evans (198-F-75, college: Kentucky) nailed 15 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side and the former international Joao Gomes (201-85) accounted for 8 points and 9 rebounds. The former international point guard Jaime Silva (187-80) came up with 10 points, 7 assists and 4 steals and the former international swingman Fabio Lima (197-88) added 15 points respectively for CAB Madeira in the defeat. Top scorers: Benfica: H.Evans 15+5reb+2ast, R.Franklin 10+3ast, C.Andrade 9+6reb+1ast, E.Evora 8+1reb, J.Gomes 8+9reb, S.Doliboa 7+4reb CAB Madeira: F.Lima 15+3reb, J.Silva 10+4reb+7ast, J.Guerreiro 10+6reb, J.Coelho 9+6reb, S.Jackson 8+3reb, A.Pinto 6+6reb+1ast
The official Portuguese competition started with the first games of the Antonio Pratas (Proliga) Cup. At Azores, Terceira Basket showed superiority over AngraBasket, clinching a win by 87-55. In Torres Vedras, Fisica and Academia had a very balanced game, with the home team securing the win by 81-80. AngraBasket 55 - 87 Terceira Basket Angra: Alexander Kravtsov (194-F-87) (19 points), Flavio Gomes (194-G/F-88) (10 points) Terceira: Pedro Santos (190-SF-94) (22 points), Isaiah Ivey (188... [read more]
The official Portuguese competition started with the first games of the Antonio Pratas (Proliga) Cup.
At Azores, Terceira Basket showed superiority over AngraBasket, clinching a win by 87-55. In Torres Vedras, Fisica and Academia had a very balanced game, with the home team securing the win by 81-80.
Academia do Lumiar Lisboa (Proliga) added to their roster experienced 40-year old swingman Seco Camara (195-93kg-76, college: G.Washington). The last time (8-9) he played in Portugal was at Sampaense in Portuguese league. Camara went, then, to Angola in between a break from professional basketball. Camara played in the final of Portuguese Proliga in 2009. He represented Portugal at the Lusofonia Championships in Lisbona (Portugal) seven years ago. Camara has played also in Ireland (Notre... [read more]
Academia do Lumiar Lisboa (Proliga) added to their roster experienced 40-year old swingman Seco Camara (195-93kg-76, college: G.Washington). The last time (8-9) he played in Portugal was at Sampaense in Portuguese league. Camara went, then, to Angola in between a break from professional basketball. Camara played in the final of Portuguese Proliga in 2009. He represented Portugal at the Lusofonia Championships in Lisbona (Portugal) seven years ago. Camara has played also in Ireland (Notre Dame), Italy (Scandone Avellino) and Portugal (Benfica, Queluz, CAB Madeira and Belenenses).. Camara attended George Washington University until 1999 and it will be his 18th (!!!) season as a professional player. On Camara:
Nice body, has good athletic abilities. Can shoot the ball.
Casino Figueira Ginasio (Proliga) added to their roster 31-year old center Joao Brites (202-85). The last time (13) he played at Sampaense in Portuguese league. Casino Figueira Ginasio roster for 2016-2017: Guards: Jose Costa Andre Lourenco Forwards: Nuno Pereira Bernardo Neves Goncalo Barbosa Centers: Marco Goncalves Joao Brites By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Portugal [read more]
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