Asseco Arka Gdynia players cannot catch a break, evan though their performance at the beginning of the season was great. The yellow-and-blues are 8th in the table and this Sunday, 17th of November at 17:30, they will be hosts to Legia Warszwa at Gdynia Arena.
The guests from the capitol, after a weak beginning, are back in business and in the last two matches they have defeated MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza (103:95) and King Szczecin (95:87). With 2-5 wins the Legionnaires are second from the worst, 15th place of the top 16 league teams.
The last 7 matches the leaders of coach Tane Spasev's team were Filip Matczak (15.0 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.9 steals) and US frontcourt Michael Finke (14.3 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists). Recently, Michał Machalak (25.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 1.5 steal) joined that category.
Playmaking is delivered by Sebastian Kowalczyk (8.1 points, 1.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists) and Romaric Belemene (7.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists), whereas the baskets are covered by Patryk Nowerski (3.9 points, 3.4 rebounds) and Adam Linowski (2.1 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists).
More court coverage is delivered by the recently acquired Serbian center Milan Milovanović.
Legia is offense oriented, fast, teamwork-heavy and with a great defensive capability. Will Sunday see Gdynia victorious? Let's hope so and bare witness on the 17th of November at 17:30.