Porto beat Benfica 65-47 in Game 3. play off National Basketball Championship this Thursday afternoon at the Dragão Arena in Porto.
The first half remained balanced, and while the Dragons had a slight advantage (winning 37-33 at halftime), their share of Moncho Lopez’s men was overwhelming, especially in the first half. Three stages (the Eagles have only five points…), so the increase in results is one and only, the same logical result that blue and white reign supreme.
With this victory, aside from stopping the celebrations for Benfica – which would be national champions if they win – FC Porto is still in contention for the title.To this, add that the dragon has to cancel one more match point incarnation.There is also a new classic this Saturday (3pm), also in Dragão Arena, with the exact same scene: FC Porto must win to force Blackwhile Benfica have a new chance to seal the title.
Remember the game movie:
competition is over! Porto 65 Benfica 47.
40th minute: Vladyslav Voytso makes a three-pointer. 65-47.
In the 40th minute, Ben Romdan missed two shots from the free throw line. 62-47.
39th minute: Ben Romdan makes a three-pointer. 62-47.
38 minutes: Ben Romdan went out of bounds from the free throw line, the first ball missed, the second ball scored. 62-44.
In the 37th minute, Joao Suarez missed a goal from the free throw line and scored the second goal. 62-43.
36th minute: Ben Romdhane misses from the free throw line and converts for the second. 61-43.
35th minute: Charon Clover misses the first ball from the free throw line and scores the second ball. 61-42.
35 minutes: Aaron Broussard hits one of two free throws. 60-42.
34 minutes: Vladislav Voizo made the first free throw and missed the second free throw. The Dragons now have a 20-point advantage with six minutes left. 60-40.
34th minute: Vladyslav Voytso misses from the free throw line and converts for the second. 59-40.
34 minutes: Brad Tinsley hits a free throw. 58-40.
Technical foul by Benfica’s Frank Gaines.
33rd minute: Brad Tinsley has two more minutes. 57-40.
33rd minute: Brad Tinsley converts the ball from the free throw line. 55-40.
Technical foul on Benfica player Joao Betinho Gomez.
33 minutes: Miguel Queiroz continues to score. 54-40.
In the 32nd minute, Ivan Almeida came off the bench for Benfica. 52-40.
31st minute: Miguel Queiroz adds two to his personal account. 52-38.
Season 4 begins!
The Dragons played well in the second half, especially on the defensive end. It is worth mentioning that the blue and white teams only dropped 5 points to the red team, resulting in a 12-point consolation in the final 10 minutes.
The third period is over! Porto 50 Benfica 38.
27th minute: Francisco Amarante scores two goals. 50-38.
FC Porto coach Moncho López has asked for leave.
27th minute: Ben Romdan makes a three-pointer. 48-38.
26th minute: Marcus Loncar made two free throws. 48-35.
25th minute: Ivan Almeida scores the first point for Benfica in the third quarter. 46-35.
Benfica boss Norberto Alves asks for leave thanks Stopping the game because the Reds went into the third quarter was…disastrous. The Eagles have yet to score, and after a 7-0 halftime run, Porto had a 13-point advantage.
23rd minute: Miguel Queiroz, still hot in his hand, converts two more. 46-33.
22nd minute: Brad Tinsley makes a three-pointer. 44-33.
21st minute: Brad Tinsley also converts and extends the Dragons’ lead, which is now the biggest lead in the game (8 points). 41-33.
21st minute: Miguel Queiroz scores two more goals. 39-33.
The third period begins!
The classic didn’t live up to expectations and was intense. Not always great, it’s true, but there’s always uncertainty on the scoreboard. FC Porto already had two advantages of six points, but Benfica managed to cut the distance and lost by just four points. Because, it should be added, from the first issue, the avatar is no longer at the forefront. The Eagles’ final advantage came in the 9th minute (17-16).
It’s all open and the second part promises to continue to be very emotional. Don’t forget that Porto will have to push to the end.In case of failure, remember, the dragon supply Eagle’s title.
Part 2 is over! Porto 37 Benfica 33.
20th minute: Aaron Broussard takes the corner and scores 2. 37-33.
20th minute: Brad Tinsley makes two free throws from the free throw line. 37-31.
20th minute: Max Landis once again extends the Dragons’ lead from the free throw line. 35-31.
19th minute: Max Landis at the free throw line converts the first and misses the second. 34-31.
19min: Joao Betinho Gomez sinks. 33-31.
19th minute: Jose Barbosa 2 points. 33-29.
18th minute: Marcus Ronka sinks to add to the Dragons’ lead. 33-27.
17th minute: João Soares makes a three-pointer. 31-27.
17 min: Dennis Clifford converts from the free throw line. 28-27.
16th minute: Joao Betinho Gomez scores for the Reds. 28-25.
16th minute: Francisco Amarante scores a three. 28-23.
14 minutes: Miguel Queiroz scores again. 25-23.
13th minute: Wendell Lewis equalizes again. 23-23.
12th minute: Brad Tinsley makes his first shot from the free throw line and misses his second. 23-21.
11th minute: Ben Romdhane makes a three-pointer. 22-21.
Part two begins!
A balanced game, although Porto has a slight advantage. Mind you, by the way, the Dragons were far better than they were in Game 2, where at halftime they had just… 21 points. In other words, in this first period, Moncho Lopez’s men have done more than they did in the first half of the previous game.
The first issue is over! Porto 22 Benfica 18.
10 minutes: Vladyslav Voytso converts from two. 22-18.
10th minute: José Barbosa misses the first ball from the free throw line and converts it into the second. 20-18.
10 minutes: Miguel Queiroz hits a three-pointer and converts. 20-17.
10th minute: Miguel Queiroz scores a goal from the free throw line, the second goes wide. 17-17.
9 min: Jose Barbosa also launches successfully. 16-17.
9th minute: Miguel Queiroz converts at the basket and pushes Xiaolong to the front. 16-15.
8th minute: Dennis Clifford misses two shots from the free throw line.
8 minutes: Two Mike Morrisons. 14-15.
8th minute: Frank Gaines conversion at the free throw line. 12-15.
8th minute: Porto coach Moncho Lopez gets a technical foul for protesting.
7th minute: Joao Betinho Gomez is out again, another 3-pointer. 12-14.
7th minute: Markus Loncar misses from the free throw line and converts for the second. 12-11.
6th minute: Frank Gaines converts a three-pointer to a draw. 11-11.
6 mins: Max Landis is relentless at the free throw line. 11-8.
6th minute: Aaron Broussard misses the free throw line, 2nd misses. 9-8.
5 mins: Francisco Amarante is on fire, and now he has released his debut outdoors. 9-7.
4th minute: Francisco Amarante makes another inside shot. 6-7.
3 mins: The first 3-pointer of the afternoon comes from João Betinho Gomes. 4-7.
2 minutes: Wendell Lewis responds with the same dunk. 4-4.
2 minutes: Mike Morrison’s brilliant dunk puts Porto back in the lead. 4-2.
In 1 minute, Ivan Almeida made two free throws to tie the game. 2-2.
1st minute: Francisco Amarante opens the scoring at Dragão Arena. 2-0.
FC Porto (top five): Francisco Amarante, Max Landis, Miguel Queiroz, Mike Morrison and Charlon Kloof
coach: Moncho Lopez
Benfica (starting five): Frank Gaines, Aaron Broussard, Joao Bertinho Gomez, Wendell Lewis and Ivan Almeida
coach: Norberto Alves
referee: Luís Lopes, Pedro Maia and Nuno Maciel
There is already a team!
Remember, this classic game will be played by two teams that have won the most national titles in the competition’s history: Benfica (27) and Porto (12).
The Dragons will try to turn things around and, of course, they want to beat the Reds to close the distance and keep their championship aspirations. If the Blues and Whites come out victorious this afternoon, they are guaranteed to play at least a fourth match, which will be played again this Saturday (15:00) at the Dragão Arena if that happens.
Remember, if they win, Benfica will be crowned national champions, as they won the first two games of this final (79-58 and 56-48), both in Pavilhão da Luz.
FC Porto welcome Benfica this afternoon (6pm) in the third game of the Betclic league play-off final at the Dragão Arena in the city of Invicta. BOLA online will be a step-by-step classic. Come on, dear reader…