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Dominican Republic too much for Cuba in Centrobasket Semifinals - Jul 12, 2010


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Franklin
Western
2010 Centrobasket, Semifinals: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - CUBA 85-71

Dominican Republic stays unbeaten in Santo Domingo. This time Dominicans outplayed Cuba 85-71 advancing to Centrobasket Finals, where they will take on Puerto Rico. On the other side, Cuba will fight against Panama for third place. Franklin Western (200-F-72, college: Providence) led the way for Dominicans with 16 points. Kelvin Pena (193-G-81, college: Southeastern CC) had 14 points and 6 assists, while Elpidio Fortuna (186-G-85) added 13 points and 5 assists. Elys Guzman (206-F/C-82, college: Bemidji St.) had double-double of 10 points and 11 boards. In the loosing squad, Yoan Luis Haiti (200-C-82) collected 14 points and 5 rebounds. Lisvan Valdez (194-G/F-88) scored 13 pts.
Third quarter was the crucial one in this game. Before that, Dominican Republic made two-point lead in the first half (17-12 Q1, 22-22 Q2). After the breather Dominican totally took control on their rivals. They exploded at the both sides of the court scoring 29 points in offense and at the same time limiting Cuba to just 10 points for 10 minutes. It means that Dominicans were up by 21 with one quarter to go. Cuba won the last ten minutes 17-24, but they needed a way more.
Dominicans will meet powerful Puerto Rico in the Big Final, while Cuba and Panama will play few hours before that game. Both matches are scheduled for Monday.

Dominican Republic: Franklin Western 16, Kelvin Pena 14+6 as, Elpidio Fortuna 13+5 as, Elys Guzman 10+11 boards
Cuba: Yoan Luis Haiti 14+5 boards, Lisvan Valdez 13   




Yunio
Barrueta
Yunio Barrueta agreed terms with Nancy - 1 day ago
YUNIO BARRUETA Sluc Nancy Basket Pro (ProB) inked 25-year old American (has also Cuban passport) swingman Yunio Barrueta (198-102kg-93, college: Barry, agency: Inception Sports). He played most recently at Denain ASC Voltaire. In 36 ProB games in France he recorded 12.8ppg and 3.0rpg last season. Barrueta helped them to win the cup. The previous (16-17) season he played at Okapi Aalstar in Belgian Euromillions League where in 30 games he averaged 11.9ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.0apg. Good season a...   [read more]

Sigfredo
Casero-Ortiz
Aalstar lands Sigfredo Casero-Ortiz - 16 days ago
Crelan Okapi Aalstar (Euromillions League) landed 21-year old naturalized Cuban point guard Sigfredo Casero-Ortiz (185-97). He played most recently at played at GET Vosges in French NM1 league. Casero-Ortiz managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 9 NM1 games he averaged 10.7ppg, 1.2rpg, 2.4apg and 1.0spg. He also played for Spirou Charleroi that season where in two Euromillions League games he had 4.0ppg. The other team Casero-Ortiz played that season for was...   [read more]

Reynaldo
Garcia
Reynaldo Garcia selected the top Cuban playing abroad in last week's games - 24 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Cuban players, who play currently abroad. Ismael Romero (203-C-91, agency: Paris Global Sports) could not help Vaqueros (8-4) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the league leader Vaqueros lost 82-88 on the road to the lower-ranked (#4) Leones.    [read more]


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