Liga Nationala Top 6!

Our most recent 82:76 home victory over BCMU FC Arges Pitesti ended the first half of the regular season for us. We finished with an overall record of 9:5 which leaves us in 4th place in the standings. It has been an up and down season for us already through mid-January, having early struggles in our Champions League qualifiers, losing a few key games in our Romanian League campaign, and failing to advance to the second group phase of FIBA Europe Cup. Despite our early struggles, we found a way to come together, fighting together more as a cohesive unit, and managed to win 5 straight Romanian League games, helping to secure our position in the Top 6.

Our next 10 games will consist of a home and away series against the other teams who finished in the Top 6 after the initial 14 games. Our goal coming into the season was to finish in this Top 6, which automatically qualifies us for one of 8 places in the Romanian League Playoffs. From here, we will fight to finish as one of the top 3 teams in the Top 6. We’ll have our work cut out for us, starting with a tough game on the road in Craiova, but we feel confident we can finish the regular season in position we want, and with the right momentum going into the playoffs.

Posted by Marcus Ginyard

Marcus Ginyard is an American professional basketball player from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ginyard has played 10 seasons of professional basketball in Europe since graduating, and is now playing in France for Limoges CSP.

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