In game one of the TBL championship series with Anadolu Efes, Pops was again at the forefront in an 82-75 victory at Efes’ place: Team Britain’s leader was good for a big 18 points on 7-on-9 shooting plus seven rebounds and three blocks in the match, game highs in the first and last stat while second only to teammate Erwin Dudley in boards.
Pops was clearly no. 1 in the intangible excitement factor, however, once again displaying his effortless “Blake Who?” leaping ability on a pair of poster-perfect jams. And since a YouTube is worth 10,000 words, BiE’ll go straight to the clip.
Game two of the best-of-seven series will be played in Istanbul tonight.