And the winner is Levski Lukoil!
BC Levski Lukoil is the new champion of SIGAL-UNIQA Balkan League. In the final game the team defeated KB Bashkimi 83-72 to lift the trophy. The Blues took the lead near the end of the first half and never looked back after that. The Prizren side fought hard until the last moment but couldn′t overcome a lot of missed opportunities and the opponent′s deeper rotation.
Bashkimi came out very strong and even didn′t let Levski take any kind of lead in the beginning. The Prizren team managed to pull away first by 6 points and then by 8 but The Blues finished the quarter by scoring 5 in a row to cut the gap. Despite that Bashkimi kept leading early in the second period but when Marinov scored two straight triples, the score was tied at 30 points. Shortly after Levski took its first lead of the game with 2.30 to go in the first half and took a 5-point advantage in to the break as Bryant hit a triple with the buzzer.
In the first minutes of the third quarter Levski managed to go up by 9 but Bashkimi hit back with a 10-2 run to close the deficit. Coach Papazov took a timeout and the reaction was good. The Blues made an 11-2 run and took its first double-digit lead of the match but Bashkimi scored the last 6 points of the period to come back in to the game.
Two straight triples by Pavlin Ivanov capped an 8-0 run for the start of the fourth quarter which gave Levski a 12-point advantage. That proved to be the decisive moment of the game as after that Bashkimi didn′t recover after it and never got close enough.
Levski hit 14 triples from 35 attempts which compared to just 5 of 18 for Bashkimi proved to be too much.
Bozhidar Avramov was again the top scorer for the team with 21 points while Stanimir Marinov added 20. Nemanja Milosevic also did well with 13 points and 7 rebounds.
The visitors were led by Frederic Stutz who finished the game with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Aaron Moss added 18 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists while Mikaile Tmusic scored 15 points.
The program for the Regular season is readyLubomir Neshev 24-09-2018 | 13:27
Akademik wins two matches in RomaniaLubomir Neshev 24-09-2018 | 10:54
Beroe wins a friendly gameLubomir Neshev 21-09-2018 | 11:27
Z Mobile Prishtina is coming back to the Balkan LeagueLubomir Neshev 19-09-2018 | 11:52
Bashkimi adds Mike MartinLubomir Neshev 13-09-2018 | 09:43
Akademik Bultex 99 defeated Beroe in a friendlyLubomir Neshev 13-09-2018 | 09:29
Four new signings for BashkimiLubomir Neshev 10-09-2018 | 11:01
Akademik Bultex 99 started preparationLubomir Neshev 28-08-2018 | 15:13
A BIBL champion goes to BeroeLubomir Neshev 07-08-2018 | 14:42
Beroe signed a centerLubomir Neshev 06-08-2018 | 15:01
Two new names for Akademik Bultex 99Lubomir Neshev 06-08-2018 | 11:05
New player for Akademik Bultex 99Lubomir Neshev 03-08-2018 | 15:00
KB Bashkimi confirmed its participation in the Balkan LeagueLubomir Neshev 02-08-2018 | 17:39
Akademik Bultex 99 keeps Gruev for two more seasonsLubomir Neshev 02-08-2018 | 11:50
Darko Kostic is the new head coach of Akademik Bultex 99Lubomir Neshev 30-07-2018 | 11:45
Teuta to make its debut in the Balkan LeagueLubomir Neshev 27-07-2018 | 14:11
SK Tirana to continue for third straight season in BIBLLubomir Neshev 27-07-2018 | 14:07
Vaklinov is back in BeroeLubomir Neshev 27-07-2018 | 11:50
Akademik Bultex 99 will have a new coachLubomir Neshev 23-07-2018 | 20:50
KK Kozuv signed seven playersLubomir Neshev 18-07-2018 | 16:56
|16 Oct 2018|| KS Teuta|
BC Akademik Bultex 99
|16 Oct 2018
|KS Teuta||BC Akademik Bultex 99|
|17 Oct 2018
|KB Bashkimi||BC Beroe|
|23 Oct 2018
|BC Akademik Bultex 99||KB Z Mobile Prishtina|
|23 Oct 2018
|KS Teuta||KB Bashkimi|
|24 Oct 2018
|BC Beroe||KK Kozuv|
|06 Nov 2018
|KB Bashkimi||BC Akademik Bultex 99|
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