Bahamas defeated Cuba, and defined who from Group A classified to the Semi-Finals

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The team of Bahamas defeated the National Team of Cuba, 77 – 71.

The team of Bahamas defeated the National Team of Cuba, 77 – 71, to finalize the first round of the tournament in first place of Group A, for its part Cuba ended in second place of Group A. Both teams classified to the Semi-Finals of the 2014 CBC Championship, and await the result of the game between the teams of US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands to know their opponent of the Semi-Finals.

The game between the National Teams of Cuba and Bahamas, will define the two teams of Group A that will classify to the Semi-Finals of the 2014 CBC Championship, if Cuba won, Cuba and Antigua classified, but if Bahamas won, Bahamas and Cuba classified to the Semi-Finals.

The team led by Larry Estastie entered the court with great attitude on both defense and offense, they started the game with an 11 – 0 run. Alexis Mestre was the first to score for the Cubans with a lay-up. Ire first quarter and the lead of the team from Bahamas remained during the entire first quarter, at the end of the first ten minutes of the game, Bahamas 22 – Cuba 9.

Cuba looked better on offense, but the team of the Bahamas always found a way to respond, so the lead remained throughout the rest of the quarter. The teams went to half-time and Bahamas had a 9-point lead, 34 – 25. The best scorer of the first half was Magnun Rolle of the Bahamas with 12 points.

In the third quarter tempers rose and the referees had to call a technical foul on Hinds of the Bahamas. The Cubans continued to decrease the opponents advantage, with 3:20 to play of the third quarter the Bahama’s advantage was of 3 points, 47 – 44. The teams traded annotations and at the start of the fourth quarter, Bahamas had a 4 point lead, 54 – 50.

In the first minute of the game, Bahamas extended the lead to 7, but Cuba responded with 5 straight points to reduce the opponents lead to 2 points, 57 – 55. Cuba continued playing the individual game, not much passes on offense, which allowed Bahamas to extend the lead to 8 once again. Bahamas for its par was betting on long distance shots. With 3:30 to play, the Bahama’s lead was again at 3 points, 69 -66. Bahamas took better decisions on offense, extended again their lead and took the victory, 77 – 71, and defined who from Group A will classify to the Semi-Finals. Bahamas and Cuba classified to the Semi-Finals, and wait for the result of the game between the teams of US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands, to know their opponents.

The team of Bahamas defeated the National Team of Cuba, 77 – 71, to finalize the first round of the tournament in first place of Group A, for its part Cuba ended in second place of Group A. Both teams classified to the Semi-Finals of the 2014 CBC Championship, and await the result of the game between the teams of US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands to know their opponent of the Semi-Finals.

The game between the National Teams of Cuba and Bahamas, will define the two teams of Group A that will classify to the Semi-Finals of the 2014 CBC Championship, if Cuba won, Cuba and Antigua classified, but if Bahamas won, Bahamas and Cuba classified to the Semi-Finals.

The team led by Larry Estastie entered the court with great attitude on both defense and offense, they started the game with an 11 – 0 run. Alexis Mestre was the first to score for the Cubans with a lay-up. Ire first quarter and the lead of the team from Bahamas remained during the entire first quarter, at the end of the first ten minutes of the game, Bahamas 22 – Cuba 9.

Cuba looked better on offense, but the team of the Bahamas always found a way to respond, so the lead remained throughout the rest of the quarter. The teams went to half-time and Bahamas had a 9-point lead, 34 – 25. The best scorer of the first half was Magnun Rolle of the Bahamas with 12 points.

In the third quarter tempers rose and the referees had to call a technical foul on Hinds of the Bahamas. The Cubans continued to decrease the opponents advantage, with 3:20 to play of the third quarter the Bahama’s advantage was of 3 points, 47 – 44. The teams traded annotations and at the start of the fourth quarter, Bahamas had a 4 point lead, 54 – 50.

In the first minute of the game, Bahamas extended the lead to 7, but Cuba responded with 5 straight points to reduce the opponents lead to 2 points, 57 – 55. Cuba continued playing the individual game, not much passes on offense, which allowed Bahamas to extend the lead to 8 once again. Bahamas for its par was betting on long distance shots. With 3:30 to play, the Bahama’s lead was again at 3 points, 69 -66. Bahamas took better decisions on offense, extended again their lead and took the victory, 77 – 71, and defined who from Group A will classify to the Semi-Finals. Bahamas and Cuba classified to the Semi-Finals, and wait for the result of the game between the teams of US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands, to know their opponents.
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