The Broncos de Caracas team took away the undefeated Trotamundos de Carabobo this Saturday, after winning an electrifying match (75 to 71) that required extra time.
The support of a great crowd, which filled the José Joaquín Papá Carrillo Gymnasium in Parque Miranda, dropped, the capital's cast went "all train" to the court and won the first two sets to go to rest with an advantage of 12 points .
In the third quarter, Manuel Berroterán's troops also managed to win by three points (13-9).
Although it seemed like an easy victory for Broncos, the "blue express" woke up from lethargy and removed 20 points from the deficit. At times, the intensity of the engagement caused the technicians to exchange various "friendly" words.
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Thanks to a 7-23 close, Néstor Salazar's quintet took the action into overtime.
However, the Broncos finally managed to close out the game (13-9) to put their record at 8-4 and defeat one of the big favorites to win the title. Professional Basketball Super League (SPB).
Leonardo Palacios and Garly Sojo, the Broncos' standout players, combined for 29 points and 11 assists.
“We are an excellent and seasoned group. Basketball rewards you if you do things well. We remain focused and in the race because there is still a lot of SPB left," Sojo told Your TV after completion of the engagement.
For the second time in the campaign, Broncos took away the unbeaten record from a rival, since in May they did the same against Guaiqueríes de Margarita.