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''Barons kvartals'' wins opening BBL bronze medal series match

Photo: Renars Buivids
RIGA, April 3 - On Tuesday, Latvian basketball club Riga ''Barons kvartals'' defeated Estonian basketball club Tallinn ''Kalev/cramo'' 79:71 in the first-leg Baltic Basketball League (BBL) bronze medal series match.

The highest scorer for ''Barons/kvartals'' was Maris Gulbis with 19 points, followed by Deividas Dulkys with 17 points.

On the other hand, Bamba Fall was the highest scorer for ''Kalev/cramo'' with 21 points and 10 rebounds.

The second-leg match will be played on Friday in Tallinn.

The winner on aggregate will win the bronze medal in this season's Baltic Basketball League.

As reported, ''Barons/kvartals'' lost to Lithuanian basketball club ''Prienai'' in the BBL semis, while ''Kalev/cramo'' lost to Latvian basketball club ''Ventspils''.

Lithuanian basketball club Kaunas "Zalgiris" and Vilnius "Lietuvos Rytas", as well as Latvian basketball club "VEF Riga" will only enter the BBL for a post-season tournament called the BBL Supercup, which will be held after the BBL finals.

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