Delta is the best team in playoffs so far. Leqso Lapanashvili’s team has also defeated Mgzavrebi in the second match of semifinal series and keep going undefeatedly. They beat Olimpi 3:0 in quarterfinals.
In contrast with yesterday’s match, Delta gained advantage from the very beginning today. Lapanashvili’s team was playing a teamgame, and most importantly, aggressive and effective game. The score was 14:21 in favor of Delta after the first period, then they increased leadership to 9 points for the big break. Also, Mgzavrebi’s American legionnaire – Jacob Armstrong got an injury and left the court.
The situation didn’t change in the third period. Delta continued collecting scores thanks to fast breaks and effective play in the paint. Their advantage reached to higher points and the fate of the match was decided. They won by 8 points – 75:67. Otar Pkhakadze led the winners with 25 points. he scored 7/7 two pointers. Beqa Beqauri collected 14 points and 10 rebounds. Adrian Bowie was a top player in Mgzavrebi with 15 points. Jacob Armstrong, who just played for 9 minutes, scored 11 points.
Another match of quarterfinal series will be held on May 17.