Sporting Basketball Champion by 1 point
National Basketball Championship
Sporting beat Porto in a very balanced game by 86-85 and is the new Basketball champion, in what is his ninth title.
The João Rocha pavilion was the stage for the last game of the Basketball final, a very balanced game, with Sporting CP and FC Porto shooting the game until the end, after two victories for each side in the 4 previous games.
Sporting’s first victory by 74-72, Porto won the next two games by 81-69 and 87-73, with Sporting tying the fourth game of the final by winning 80-76, Sporting would eventually win this last one. game for 1 point only scored in the last second of the match.
Micah Downs, free-throw marked the point that would give victory to Sporting, an achievement that had already eluded the Lisbon club for 39 years, remember however that for 24 years Sporting did not have this modality, between 1995 and 2019.
Luís Magalhães, coach of Sporting, had already lifted the cup 7 times, at Portugal Telecom in the 2000/01, 2001/02 and 2002/03 seasons, then at FC Porto in the 2003/04 season and still at Ovarense in the 2006/ season 07 and 2007/08.
Todos a uma só voz: SOMOS CAMPEÕES!!! 🏆🏀#BasquetebolSCP pic.twitter.com/3OJ7NKrmQH
— Sporting CP – Modalidades (@SCPModalidades) June 2, 2021
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