Game Report: Kataja fight back, shock Joventut
BADALONA (Basketball Champions League) - Kataja Basket stunned Divina Seguros Joventut in Spain today in the opening leg of their Qualification Round 2 tie, 79-75.
The Finns, who played in the Basketball Champions League last season, trailed by 15 points but fought back and will now start with a lead when the second leg is played on Tuesday at the Joensuu Arena.
Kataja Basket hit 7 of 19 shots from behind the arc while Joventut were just 3 of 16.
Damier Pitts led five players in double figures in the Finnish side with 18 points while Jerome Jordan finished with 15 points and 8 rebounds for a Joventut team that beat Dinamo Tbilisi in Qualification Round 1.