Blíží se tradiční přestřelka budoucích basketbalových hvězd. Basketbalová akademie GBA pokračuje v tradici pandemii navzdory. I letos pozvala do Česka světové basketbalové velkokluby. Jubilejní pátý ročník prestižního juniorského turnaje hostí Jindřichův Hradec tentokrát společně s Pelhřimovem, se kterým GBA od letošní sezóny úzce spolupracuje.
Projekt je spolufinancován městy Jindřichův Hradec a Pelhřimov.
In the first game played in Jindrichuv Hradec, home team GBA Lions faced a big challenge from The-Skill-Factory. TSF created a double-digit lead in the first half, but our GBA Lions managed to turn the tables, send the game in the overtime and win 91:89! That's an exemplary start of the tournament by our home team! The MVP of the game was Chimobi Ikegwuruka with a DOUBLE-DOUBLE knocking down 31 PTS and 13 REB
The young talents of Orange Lions academy lost their first game against TSF.
With a crazy block in the first half of the game by Max Pikaar and great overall performance by the team, OLA was up by 13 points, however, after an injury for nr.7, TSF used the opportunity and recovered taking over the game with a final result of 86:62. MVP of the game - Joshua Ward scoring 22 PTS, 4 REB & 4 AST.
Good performance by both teams - GBA Lions and Orange Lions Academy. Great defense and physicality from the Czech team and domination with 65% of 2pt helped the team to take over the Dutch team with the final result 86:71. Compared to yesterday’s game, Orange Lions showed their talent, yet that was not enough, therefore they will compete for 5th place tomorrow. GBA Lions will compete for the champions title of the Young Guns 2021.
STATS / STATISTIKY
The first half for GBA Sojky ended with -10 PTS. Even after a little come back to the game, BK Rig was dominating the second half with open shots and great ball sharing. With the lack of aggressiveness and poor defense on GBA Sojky side, the game was decided for the Swedish team with a result of 98:62. Game MVP - Melrker Delryd scoring 24 PTS, 5 REB.
For the second game in Jindrichuv Hradec Inter Bratislava faced Stella Azura Roma. A tough game for the Slovakians, struggling in the defense, yet the Italian team dominated the game and won with 108:60. Game MVP - Lucas Malietti
After losing the first game, Slovakians showed that they did not come for nothing to the Young Guns, and in a close game against BK Rig with 79:75. Swedes tried their best to keep up with the physical and aggressive game, however, that was not enough. Game MVP Matous Malovec with 24 PTS, 4 REB, 5 AST
The tough second game for GBA Sojky against physical and big guys of Stella Azzurra Roma. Despite the strong opponents, the Czech team was fighting, but the struggle under the basket was too big and the game ended in Stella Azzurra’s favor with a result of 99:57. Game MVP - Kaspar Kaspar Kuusmaa with 11 PTS, 5 REB & 4 AST
Czech and Slovakian derby with an overtime win for GBA Sojky 83:71. In the first half of the game, GBA Sojky was leading the game, played good defense, and made some great shots, however, in the second half, Inter Bratislava evened the score and showed their attitude. That was a good motivation for the Czech team to not give up and they managed to get their first win in the tournament. MVP of the game - Ian Granja with a double-double 21 PTS, 12 REB.
Confident game by the Italians against BK Rig today - 94:66. Swedes started off slow but in the 2nd quarter managed to keep up with the score. However, the good defense and physicality of Stella Azzurra were deciding and confidently they earned the win, and tomorrow they will compete for the champions title of the Young Guns 2021.
A match for 5th place in the tournament between Orange Lions Academy and Inter Bratislava was held. A close game throughout all quarters, yet defensively the Dutch team performed better and managed to win the game by 3 points (78:75). Game MVP - Matthijs Verhällen scoring 26 PTS, 4 REB, 3 PTS.
Physical and intense was the game for the 3rd place of the tournament between The-Skill-Factory and BK Rig. The Swedish team was dominating the first half of the game, yet TSF managed to “wake up”, evened the score, and took over the game with the final score of 75:65. Game MVP - Shomik Shahjahan with 15 PTS, 4 AST, and 4 STL.
A beautiful duel between Stella Azzurra and GBA Lions. The convincingly stronger Stella wins over GBA, who did not give up until the last minute! Final result 100:87. Beautiful basketball game! Game MVP - Matteo Visintin, scoring 26 PTS, 6 REB, 4 AST
„Vážení basketbalisté, milí příznivci a návštěvníci turnaje,
jsem moc rád, že vás opět po roce mohu přivítat v Jindřichově Hradci při turnaji YOUNG GUNS GBA Invitational. Minulý ročník u nás proběhl nadmíru úspěšně. Ověřili jsme si, že Jindřichův Hradec může nabídnout kvalitní sportovní zázemí a jistě i výbornou nejen soutěžní atmosféru. Pro město je velkým přínosem, že se na čtyři dny stane pomyslnou Mekkou mládežnického basketbalu. Věřím, že se zde všichni sportovci a návštěvníci turnaje budou cítit dobře, a to nejen díky kvalitnímu zázemí, ale i díky tomu, že jen pár kroků od sportovní haly mohou vplout do malebných uliček historického města. Basketbalistům přeji dobré výsledky, radost ze hry a doufám, že si najdou čas právě i na prohlídku města. Návštěvníkům přeji nezapomenutelné sportovní zážitky.“
Ing. Jan Mlčák, MBA
starosta Jindřichova Hradce
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