We have just seen one of the most fascinating basketball games in recent times.
The Sydney Kings made the most of a game in a RAC arena without Perth’s famous “Red Army” and held back Wildcats 97-85 to win the second game of the NBL Grand Final.
The outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) caused the NBL to close the game to the general public, which meant that the Wildcats had no opportunity to play in front of their fans. widely regarded as the most electrical and reliable in the league.
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It allowed Andrew Bogut to land with a season high of 19 points and 13 rebounds, which led his Kings to a win that linked the series 1-1.
Behind Bryce Cotton’s 27 points, the Wildcats threatened their signature runs, but the Kings never let up and won a 20-point game from Jae’Sean Tate and 19 points from Kevin Lisch.
Lisch, a former wildcat, hit some big hits on the track, including the three-pointer dagger from the top of the key, with less than three minutes left for everyone, but the road victory was sealed.
Game 3 of the series takes place in Sydney on Sunday and will also be played without spectators.
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