Kozuv′s first win ended the trip for Barsy Atyrau
KK Kozuv recorded its first win of the season in the Balkan League. The Gevgelija side defeated BC Barsy Atyrau 82-73 away in a thrilling and exciting game. The Macedonians led by a good margin for a long time but in the end the Kazakhstan team came close and had some chance. The more experienced side of Kozuv however managed to close out game and Barsy′s first trip to the Balkans finished with three straight defeats.
Barsy had a perfect start to the game and scored the first 12 points. Kozuv however responded with 11-0 run to close the gap and soon after took the lead. The visitors were up by a point after ten minutes and the game was close until the middle of the second quarter. Then Kozuv made another good run and finished the first half on a 13-4 run to be up by 13 points at the break.
An 11-3 start to the second half increased Kozuv′s advantage even more. After that moment however the Kazakhstan team started playing better. They improved both their offense and defense and that turned out to be working well. This is how the hosts managed to close the gap to just 9 points after the third quarter and gave themselves a chance. The home side didn′t stop trying and with four minutes to go the deficit was just 5. The game however was decided when with 58 seconds to play Nacevski hit a triple to make the difference 10 points after which there was no comeback for Barsy.
The winners were led by Robert Lewis who finished with 18 points and 7 assists. Nikola Karakolev did good before fouling out to end with 17 points as Miladin Pekovic had 15.
Dmitryi Klimov was the top scorer for Barsy with 19 points. Bojan Bakic also did well with 14 points while Pavel Ilyin had 13, 7 rebounds and 7 assists.
Aleksandar Yanev: We played very badLubomir Neshev 22-11-2018 | 12:49
Photo-gallery from the game BC Barsy Atyrau - BC BeroeLubomir Neshev 22-11-2018 | 12:48
Pavel Ilyin: Our second game was much betterLubomir Neshev 22-11-2018 | 11:03
Aleksandar Vrzina: I′m pleased with my playersLubomir Neshev 22-11-2018 | 11:03
Barsy′s first trip to finish against KozuvLubomir Neshev 22-11-2018 | 01:12
Lubomir Minchev: I′m not happy with the approach for the gameLubomir Neshev 22-11-2018 | 00:55
Four in a row for Beroe after downing BarsyLubomir Neshev 21-11-2018 | 19:23
Bojan Bakic: We are facing opponents which are punishing every mistakeLubomir Neshev 21-11-2018 | 11:25
Daishon Knight: Barsy played really hardLubomir Neshev 21-11-2018 | 10:42
Darko Kostic: It′s a new experience for Barsy players and I′m happy for themLubomir Neshev 21-11-2018 | 10:33
Aleksandar Vrzina: We came to learnLubomir Neshev 21-11-2018 | 10:22
Photo-gallery from the game BC Barsy - BC Academic Bultex 99Lubomir Neshev 21-11-2018 | 09:21
BC Barsy and BC Beroe meet in St George Sports complex in SofiaLubomir Neshev 21-11-2018 | 09:17
Academic Bultex 99 spoiled Barsy′s debutLubomir Neshev 20-11-2018 | 20:34
Barsy to debut against Academic Bultex 99 in St. George Sports complexLubomir Neshev 20-11-2018 | 09:39
Bulat Mukhambetkaliyev: The Balkan League is a great experience for all of us, we want to reach the Final 4Lubomir Neshev 19-11-2018 | 21:59
BC Barsy′s debut in St. George Sports complex in Sofia is just a day awayLubomir Neshev 19-11-2018 | 17:24
Domestic leagues: Important win for Bashkimi, easy for Z Mobile PrishtinaLubomir Neshev 19-11-2018 | 17:24
Domestic leagues: Kozuv comes up short, 6th win for BlokotehnaLubomir Neshev 19-11-2018 | 17:24
Domestic leagues: Win and a loss for Barsy before the trip to SofiaLubomir Neshev 18-11-2018 | 15:23
|11 Dec 2018|
| KS Teuta|
Durres | Ramazan Njala11 Dec 2018 18.30
|KS Teuta||KK Blokotehna-NB|
Plovdiv | Kolodruma12 Dec 2018 18.30
|BC Academic Bultex 99||KK Kozuv|
Gevgelija | NB Noel18 Dec 2018
|KK Blokotehna-NB||KB Bashkimi|
Stara Zagora | Obshtinska18 Dec 2018 18.30
|BC Beroe||KS Teuta|
Plovdiv | Kolodruma20 Dec 2018
|BC Academic Bultex 99||KS Teuta|
Plovdiv | Kolodruma27 Dec 2018
|BC Academic Bultex 99||KK Blokotehna-NB|