That's when Green River (22-10) got hot offensively and went 16-for-22 from the field and 5-for-6 from behind the three-point line
Early on we did not guard the three-point line
as well as I would have liked but we adjusted in the second half.
Telekom gained the upper hand for the first time in the match with Shipp scoring from the three-point line
in the third quarter, 45-42.
Ahmad Alhamarsheh spearheaded the Jordanians with 29 points and 10 rebounds, including a perfect four-for-four from the three-point line
After the restart, Smith then nullified any threat of a Heat resurgence with back to back scores from distance and when Huffman re-joined the party from behind the three-point line
, it made it 69-43 - and the game was up for Heat.
Having found his range from the three-point line
, American guard Andre Emmett then helped Croatian giant Dalibor Bagaric get in on the scoring act as Amchit edged the first quarter 26-16.
The Crusaders also had a miserable afternoon from the free-throw line (8 for 18) and behind the three-point line
(3 for 13).
But, after reviewing the decision a number of times on courtside television, the referee and umpires overturned their earlier decision of awarding the threepointer, claiming there was not enough evidence as to whether or not the VEF guard was clearly standing behind the three-point line
, opting instead to award the Latvian club two points for the shot and, subsequently, send the game into overtime, where Kalev/Cramo held on for a 79-76 win.
They look well equipped to cover a three-point line
today, while the returning Brits is far too big at 5-1 to grab a try.
Also starring for Iran were outside threat Hamed Afagh and guard Mahdi Kamrany, who converted 6 of 11 from behind the three-point line
and slashed through Taiwan's defense with several strong drives to the basket, combining for 36 points and keeping Taiwan on their heels the entire game.
They are also more effective from the "wing" areas between the three-point line
and the free-throw lane.
I was a couple of feet back from the three-point line
and when I saw the crowd reaction I knew I had to release it, and it went in," he recalled.