Domestic leagues: Easy for Blokotehna, Kozuv finished the season with a defeat
KK Blokotehna-NB finished the Regular season in North Macedonia with a win. The team hosted Kumanovo in the last round and had no trouble before winning 78-55. The game was decided mostly in the third quarter which the hosts won by 18 points, which took their lead to 26 before the final ten minutes.
Kenet Funderburg was the top scorer for the home side with 23 points. Ilija Kolev had 11 points as Danilo Mijatovic added 10 in his second game since returning from injury.
In the mean time the season for Kozuv is over with a defeat after the team lost to Gostivar 86-89 at home. The visitors played really good in the first half and went up by 18 points at the break. Kozuv gave themselves a chance by cutting the deficit to just 5 before the final quarter as with just over a minute to go in the game they even led by 2 points. The visitors though responded by scoring the next 7 and won the game.
Nikola Karakolev was the top performer for Kozuv with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Devaughntah Williams added 19 points as well while Vladimir Ivelja had 18.
Blokotehna finished the season in third place with 22 wins and 8 defeats and will play against the champions and cup holders Rabotnicki in the semifinals. Kozuv on the other side ended up in fifth place with 13-17 record as this was the team′s last game of the campaign.
|12 Dec 2023
KB Sigal Prishtina