White Takes 2-1 Series Lead over DeForge
Courtesy of Robert Blaszczyk, PLKK PR
GDYNIA, Poland - In Gdynia, Lotos won 90:85 (15:18, 27:22, 19:22, 16:15; overtime 13:8) over Wisla in Game 3 of the best-of-seven Polish championship series. Lotos is leading 2:1 in playoff games.
Anna DeForge of Wisla Can-Pack scored 20 points, and had seven rebounds and five assists, too. Lotos' Tan White scored 8 points on 4-of-13 shooting. On the last play of the first half, DeForge fell dangerously, but she came back to play in second part.
Tan White didn't play today well, overall, but it was her final play of the fourth quarter, against DeForge, that prevented a last-second Wisla win. In the last action of fourth quarter, DeForge rebounded the ball. With several seconds still to play, DeForge wanted to go one-on-one. She wanted to shoot, but White suddenly stripped the ball.
In overtime, DeForge was the best player of Wisla Can-Pack and her 3-pointer brought Wisla within only one point, 86-85. But it wasn't enough to win against Lotos.