Monday, June 18, 2012

Centrobasket 2012: Puerto Rico vs Panama Instant Recap

1st Quarter

Panama started the game shooting 3-3 from the field and Puerto Rico couldn't find the basket. They trailed 8-0.   PR was held scoreless for almost 3 minutes until Jose Juan Barea found Alex Galindo and David Huertas for a pair of triples, he later made one himself and they got a 11-10 lead. 

The first quarter ended with both teams tied at 17. Puerto Rico has attempted an insanely amount of three pointers, they have shot at least 9. 

2nd Quarter

Now it's Puerto Rico that started the quarter with a 6-0 run and Panama didn't scored for almost 3 minutes.  David Huertas made yet another triple and gave Puerto Rico a 28-19 lead.

5:00 - Panama called timeout, they have 8 turnovers so far and are behind 30-19.  That's an 13-2 run for PR.

47 Sec  - JJ's Barea lob to Alexander Franklin gave PR a 39-23 lead, then David Huertas hit a three and the lead is up to 19.

End of 2nd   Puerto Rico 42, Panama 24.  Puerto Rico outscored Panama 25-7 in those 10 minutes.

3rd Quarter

Had issues with the link i was using to watch the game, but Puerto Rico continued with the big lead, even increasing it by four after those 10 minutes.

End of 3rd:  Puerto Rico 67, Panama 45 

4th Quarter

Panama are really having a tough night, with 6 minutes remaining in the game, they only have 8 assists, Puerto Rico has 25. They are missing everything, not getting back on defense, not getting second chance points, just brutal.  They are down 80-52.

2:00 -  87-57 and Puerto Rico has 40 bench points, Panama 12.

End of 4th:  Puerto Rico 92, Panama 60. 

Final Stats:
Puerto Rico
David Huertas 16
Alex Galindo 12
Daniel Santiago 11

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