Doornekamp eliminates the Copa del Rey winner with three clean

Doornekamp eliminates the Copa del Rey winner with three clean games | Basketball | Sports

Copa del Rey – Quarters – Day 1

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The champion Unicaja bowed out at the first opportunity as he was anemic at home trying to turn the laurel green and unable to stop the sniper Doornekamp. Jauja for Tenerife, who won the jackpot in the new edition of last year's final.

The game started in the strangest way possible when the referee called Diop a personal foul on Sima's first jump. The never seen. Although it wasn't the only thing that rubbed fans' eyes, as the duel on the floor soon turned into a three-way fight, a brawl from the periphery to the outskirts, of take this and give me that. There was no stopping what Doornekamp was doing. Only then can we understand that of the first 30 points of the game, 24 were scored through this triple luck. Or that up to 11 three-pointers were made in the first quarter; Nobody was more successful than Doornekamp (3 out of 3) or Osetkowski (3 out of 4). But Perry and Taylor on one side and Fitipaldo on the other attended a festival that thrilled Martín Carpena, where he uncorked a sustained ohhh of disbelief. Slaps everywhere and for everyone, 26-26 after the first quarter.

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The rhythm could no longer be maintained and the wrists then began to squeak. The challenge had to change the third and there appeared Marcelinho, the youngest old man, 40 years old, who looks 20 because he has a lot of agility, legs and dexterity. Under his leadership, Tenerife tried to escape, always with Shermadini as a lighthouse under the hoop and with the most aesthetic guy, determined to do the most difficult and also the most capable. But the ring no longer hugged the ball, but became narrower. Condition that Unicaja, catapulted by the enthusiasm of the stands, by the unconditional encouragement, knew how to take advantage. Perry played from his trampoline – his jumps were quite numerous – Djedovic said he was in the bottle and Osetkowski made it clear that he was cooking and that he would carry the team on his back if necessary. And that, combined with another three-pointer from Djedovic at the buzzer, was enough for Málaga to reach halftime with a lead (49-45).

However, the clash would bring further twists in the script. Because Ejim and Kravish put up Unicaja 10 while Carpena's foundations were shaky. Not so Doornekamp, ​​who scored two more three-pointers, punctuated by spectacular baskets from Guy and Shermadini, leading to a 12-0 run. After the bleeding was stopped by Sima, the exchange of blows continued, the change on the scoreboard and of course the Doornekamp show, which, with six out of six from the three-point line, set the joint record for triples in the Cup: Epi (7/10 in 1987 ), Toolson (7/11 in 1995) and Vasileiadis (7/12 in 2011). Overall 65-66 at the end of the third episode and everything is still to be decided.

Shermadini had a lot to say, he was a king of painting. Kravish wouldn't mute; On the contrary, he made noise with his baskets. Marcelinho is already old enough to be repeatedly told to keep his mouth shut. Perry was no match for the bagpipes either and Doornekamp didn't express himself in three sentences, but he did so with a little clapping and Cook with a buddy who took away the hiccups. Enough to corner Unicaja and tell them that their trophy is no longer theirs.

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