KK Zagreb Edge Gran Canaria


KK Zagreb edged Gran Canaria 71-69 in the first leg of the Eurocup Qualifying Round on Wednesday in Croatia.

KK Zagreb were powered to the win by Mario Kasun's game-high 17 points and 6 rebounds. Luka Zoric scored 16 points and pulled in 12 rebounds, while Gregory Renfroe added 11 points.

Gran Canaria got 13 points and 7 rebounds from Charles Wallace. James Carroll tallied 11 points and Sitapha Savane added 10 points and 5 rebounds.

Gran Canaria enjoyed a 20-18 lead on a jumper by James Moran at the end of the first quarter.

The visitors used a 13-0 run to grab a 37-26 lead late in the second quarter, and Javier Beiran made a three-pointer to give Gran Canaria a 40-29 lead at the end of the half.

Zagreb ran off a 7-0 run to knot the score at 49-49 with just seconds left in the third period.

Gran Canaria opened a five point lead at (59-54) early in the fourth, but Zagreb outscored the visitors over the final stretch to claim the win.

The second and deciding game will be played in Spain on October 6.


BK Prostejov Pull Away To Beat Winless Zagreb21.12.2010
Krka Win In Zagreb, Seal Last 16 Spot 15.12.2010
In-Form Ohlbrecht, Bonn See Off Zagreb08.12.2010
Prostejov Comeback Zings Zagreb01.12.2010
Balazic Leads KRKA To Victory23.11.2010
Bonn In The Hunt!16.11.2010
Gran Canaria Romp Over KK Zagreb06.10.2010

Follow Us On Twitter

Like Us On Facebook