Luisa Morales – Philstar.com
February 20, 2022 | 12: 00pm
MANILA, Philippines — Kai Sotto and the Adelaide 36ers survived a lifeless delivery up to attain out with the take in opposition to the Cairns Taipans, 82-71, at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Sunday.
After dropping a yarn-low nine factors in a valuable quarter ever in Adelaide Entertainment Middle, the 36ers bounced support with hot starts in the three final quarters.
A 15-0 plod in the second quarter bought Adelaide support into the sport after they were down, 23-9, after the most well-known 10 minutes of play.
They took their first lead of the sport in the second salvo, 24-23.
Whereas both groups ended up in deadlock at 34-34 at halftime, the 36ers scored the most well-known seven factors of the second half of to fetch breathing space.
Sotto executed high quality minutes off of the bench as he was a pest in protection with three blocks and one steal.
He furthermore had five factors and five rebounds in 12 minutes and exchange.
Sotto had a spotlight play to boot, converting into an alley-oop.
— Adelaide 36ers (@Adelaide36ers) February 20, 2022
Dusty Johnson was the head scorer for Adelaide with 16 factors, nine rebounds, and three assists.
Adelaide thus improved their yarn to 5-7 as the Taipans fell to some-8.