On Wednesday, May 1, the final of the 2nd Division of the Latvian Basketball League will begin, where the best team in the "Gulbenes Buki" tournament meets BK "Kekava" (6). In the series, the fight reaches 3 wins. The first match of May 1 at Gulbene, the second on May 7 at Kekava and the third at May 11 at Gulbene. All games will be broadcast live on TV Sportacentrs.com and on the Internet portal.
In the main tournament, both games played minimally, but the gulbenes were higher: 69:76 and 84: 76 at home.
In the first rounds of the exclusion tournament, "Gulbenes Buki" was defeated by BJBS "Riga / Ridzene" and BK "Saldus". In the semifinals, the offspring of the "RSU" last year came, but this time in the series 2-1 was "Buki".
BK BKSS / SC Mēmele, as well as BA "Turība" beat BK "Kekava" in the tournament. Three heavyweight semi-finals with the basketball players BK "Jelgava" / LLU, where the winner was clarified only in seconds of the last match.
BK "Jelgava" / LLU (2.) – USW (4.) will fight for the third position of the series for the third place. The first game 80:72 (18:19, 34:39, 62:55), the second game May 3, 7:00 pm in Riga. Live broadcast games on Sportacentrs.com TV.
In the main tournament, the two games ended up with a completely identical result: 82:69 in favor of jugglers.
In the first rounds of the exclusion tournament, Jelgava surpassed "RTU" and "Ventspils University College", but Kekava capitulated in the semifinals. The eighth final of the RSU in the sum of two games played an overwhelming role in "Livani Glass", followed by a series of three games in the quarterfinals against "Kandava / Compor" and three games in the semifinals against "Gulbene Bukes ".
The first set of bronze series started in a very similar way. Both teams exchanged precise streets from the distance and worked well under the baskets. At the end of the second quarter, the guests gained their maximum advantage in the game +9 points, but they went half way with a handicap of five points. In the third quarter, Jelgava achieved an 11 point lead, with Kaspars Neimanis in the squad, who managed to get accurate shots of the three point line in no time. In the end, win with an advantage of eight points of the BK "Jelgava" / LLU, that allows to win a bronze medal.
Jānis Bērziņš and Reinis Avotiņš won 18 points.
The USSR team has 21 points for Armands Ginter, Kristaps Jurjans and 18 points and 12 rebounds.
The decisive game will take place on May 3, at 19:00, in Riga. Live broadcast games on Sportacentrs.com TV.