The Inherit San Pablo Burgos will compete again in a final to remember and will do so against the Turkish team Pinar Karsiyaka this Sunday at 6:00 p.m. in a new appointment with history, the third this season for those of Joan Peñarroya.
Season of Basketball Champions League is coming to an end and the Burgos team wants to repeat the triumph achieved in Athens to revalidate its throne of European champion against the Pinar Karsiyaka.
“It is important that my team has a heart, but so is our work,” he stressed. Peñarroya, who recalled the development of the Burgos season until now, in a year that in his opinion “has not been an easy one” despite “the great results” but where they suffered “two outbreaks of covid in the team.”
With a view to the meeting this Sunday, the coach said they will have “a good mentality” to face a game in which “the most important thing is going to be the small details.”
For his part, the captain of the Burgos, Vitor benite He highlighted the connection between the members of the squad when facing the clashes even in moments that “he has not played well,” and added that “it is about playing 40 minutes at the same level, even when there are errors or problems.”
“I know that tomorrow we will have the same level of energy whether we score baskets or not, that energy can help us a lot to face a team like him. Pinar Karsiyaka”, Said the Brazilian.
The Pinar Karsiyaka stands out for his physical strength and intensity on the court, a level of effort that the Inherit San Pablo Burgos must equalize in search of the trophy of champions.
Those of Ufuk Sarica They agreed to the final after defeating Casademont Zaragoza, in a duel that they began dominating and that, despite the good reaction of the Aragonese in the third quarter, ended up closing in their favor (79-84).
The best player of the Turks was the point guard Sek henry, who signed an impeccable seven out of seven in triples and added 24 points in total to the victory of his team to which must be added the extraordinary success from the perimeter, where they managed to have a 57.1% effectiveness.
The other great highlight of the crash was Raymar Morgan, precisely the most dominating player on the continental course for the Pinar Karsiyaka The American power forward averages 17.9 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists, which has led him to accumulate 21.2 PIR credits per game in this BCL campaign.
Intense match that can go down in history in the event of a victory for the Burgos team since they would become the first team to rise as champions of the competition in two consecutive years.
In addition, to get it, Dejan Kravic He would accumulate three BCL titles in his record and would become the only player to have achieved this milestone.
And all this in just nine months, the time elapsed since those of Peñarroya They lifted the European champion trophy for the first time in Athens and now he has the opportunity to repeat that feat.