VGB Vs MAL Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre And Probable Playing 5: Battle for second place set to see the fireworks go off today.
They sat next to each other in the league stage encounters of the Liga Endesa 201920 and come the group stage ties of the league, things haven’t changed in the least. Group A pairs Baskonia and Malaga adjacent to each other once again with both the sides having registered the two wins and one defeat from their four encounters.
When the two take to the court today, this clash has the potential of determining which side will make it into the quarter-finals of the competion. Where the winner will straightaway ease its way through to the ensuing round, the defeated side could find itself in a quandary if sides around them manage to scrape up wins.
It’s a discourse which makes this encounter an edge of the seat thriller between two sides who have been a spitting image of each other all season long. Malaga make an advent into the contest with momentum in their ranks with the side bolstered ahead of the imminent contest after having won their last outing 98-89.
Despite that win, the side finds itself in third position in the league with Baskonia edging them into second place after putting on a resilient and determined defensive display against Barcelona. It’s this fight and character in defence which will guide them towards a win today and seal second spot for the team in the group.
Probable Playing 5
Shields, Tornike, Eric, Henry, Granger
Diaz, Axel, Carlos, Dario, Josh
Germany BBL 2019-20
Match: Baskonia Vs Malaga
Date And Time: 23rd June, Tuesday: 7:00pm
Venue: La Fonteta, Valencia
- Shields: 26 Points
- Axel: 28 Points
Best Ball Stealer
- Eric: 8 Rebounds
- Carlos: 7 Rebounds
Barcelona Vs Baskonia: 81-75
Badalona Vs Malaga: 89-98
VGB Vs MAL Dream11 Picks
His 14 points, 4 assists and 4 rebounds in the foregone contest will see us make Baskonia’s point guard an instant selection for the day’s encounter. Pieria Henry’s points were extremely impressive but it were his ball handling abilities which really won us over with the player controlling the centre of the court for the side.
Malaga on the other hand will see us repose faith in a duo, one comprising of the enigmatic and enterprising Josh Adams who delivered the 9 points the last time around and Alberto Diaz whose versatile performance piled on the 11 points, 3 assists and 4 rebounds.
With 28 points, a majority of them coming in from the deep, Axel Bouteille was always going to see the light of our Dream 11 side. What truly made him a pick who had to be attained at any cost was the fact that he registered those numbers against the group leaders, a narrative which saw him display grow in stature multifold.
Responsible for his side’s win in the bygone encounter, game winner Sahvon Shields will represent the small forward docket from Baskonia. The player sent down a mammoth 26 points, figures registered from the deep as he opened the zone and eyed up the post with his sprawling skill set when it comes to sending down treys.
He finds company in Tornike Shengelia who not only sent down 12 points with his crossovers but came up with the 6 rebounds as well to win the battle of the boards for the side. Malaga on the other hand will Carlos Suarez be our pick for the upcoming clash after he took his side just 6 points short of Barcelona with the 12 points and 7 rebound.
Baskonia’s Michael Eric brings down the curtains on our set of picks for the day’s impending clash after the centre cantered his way into both the dockets to pile on the 10 points and 8 rebounds.
His flawless dependability and consistency will make Shengelia our star player for today while Suarez is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Henry, Diaz, Adams, Bouteille, Shields, Shengelia, Suarez, Eric
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