Dnipro lost at home to the Greek “ARIS” in the second match of the group stage of the Cup of Europe FIBA 51:55.
This reports the press service of the basketball Federation of Ukraine.
The owners from the first seconds rushed to put pressure on the position of the hotel. The first attack, which was completed Kozhemyakin and far throw timofeyenko, allowed Dnipro to take the lead at the start. The Greeks did not go down to the starting pressure of the Ukrainians. With the score 12:3 guests took a time-out, which is also a little has helped. After the first quarter, they lost in 7 points.
With the beginning of the second 10-minute the hosts continued to stick to his game, got better and dominated on rebounds. However the Greeks managed to level the game. While Dnipro decreased efficiency in the implementation of the attacks, guests at the middle of the quarter cut the difference to two points. More Ukrainians do not let them. The same on a big break the team went with p tickoo advantages of Dnipro.
The owners Saturdav reached during this time, a mark in 10 points, converting two of five three-pointers. Guests almost twice inferior to the percentage of implementation is 27.5 against 44,83, while they are almost twice attacked, which allowed not to go far away owners.
With the beginning of the third quarter of the guests increased in speed. Accordingly, the owners went wrong is a matching game. The Greeks still narrowed the gap and moved forward. However the completion of the quarter stronger played Dnipro. Jerk 7:0 has allowed it to provide a minimum two point advantage over the final 10-minute.
The beginning of the next part of the match the hosts again played unconvincing. No points in 5 minutes. Rivals during this time were able to score 7. Two minutes before the end of normal playing time “Dnepr” was trailing by 6 points. Attempts to equalize were in vain. Too little Dnipro scored in the final quarter.
The Cup of Europe on basketball
Group G. 2nd round
“Dnepr” (Ukraine) – “ARIS” (Greece) – 51:55 (22:15, 11:13, 11:14, 7:13)