After loosing in Wroclaw (74:85) against WKS Slask, the yellow-and-blues have an opportunity to redeem themselves. Asseco Arka Gdynia will take on GTK Gliwice at Gdynia Arena in yet another EBL match this Tuesday, 29th of September at 17:30.
The guests are led by coach Matthias Zollner and have won three out of five matches and occupy the 6th place in the PLK table. In their last three games, they have lost twice - once to the strong Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Góra (73:92) and once to Anwil Włocławek (82:92), but also won (83:78) against PGE Spojnia Stargard.
Coach Przemyslaw Frasunkiewicz and his team had trouble with Pszczolka Start Lublin (68:79) and WKS Slask Wroclaw (74:85), but managed to defeat the strong Trefl Sopot (78:73). Currently, Gdynia enjoy the 11th place of the table among the 16 teams in the league.
GTK is one of those PLK teams where the foreign players are the main power. The definite leader in throwing is the US forward Jordon Varnado (20.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.6 blocks), measuring at 202 cm; he is supported by two frontcourt players, center Malcom Rhett (13.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists) and hailing from Slovenia forward Martin Krampelj (12.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.4 steals). The game is controlled by playmaker Joshua perkins (12.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 6.6 assists, 1.0 steals) with some extra hits delivered by defender Terry Henderson Jr. (11.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists).
In this international rotation there is place for a Polish accent - Daniel Gołębiowski (8.6 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.2 steals) and Kacper Radwanski (6.3 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.7 steals).
Gliwice are an offense and teamwork driven team with a strong focus on the frontcourt. They are no slouches in long-range throws either with a 36.4% accuracy.
Please feel invited this Tuesday, 29th of September at 17:30 to support our yellow-and-blue team. We are Asseco!