Arnoldas Kulboka wins 3-point shootout contest, but Brose Baskets were defeated by Real Madrid

January 07, 15:14

Arnoldas Kulboka ('98) wins 3-point shootout contest with 1st round 22 points and 23 points at the final.



Reigning continental champion U18 Real Madrid is one victory from the 2015-16 Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Finals as it defeated U18 Brose Baskets Bamberg 64-52 in the first semifinal Wednesday at the EB ANGT Qualifying Tournament – Torneig de Bàsquet Junior Ciutat de L'Hospitalet.

Felipe Dos Anjos led Madrid with 15 points and 4 rebounds while Dino Radoncic collected 10 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists and Ignacio Ballespin added 14 points on 4 three-pointers. Madrid’s defense was the difference, forcing Bamberg into 24 turnovers while losing the ball just 13 times in the game. Madrid, which shot just 38 percent for the game, will next face the winner of the second semifinal between U18 Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv and U18 FC Barcelona Lassa.

Bamberg got 16 points from Arnoldas Kulboka while Isaac Bonga had 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists but also 8 turnovers and Lars Lagerpusch scored 10 points.