Real Madrid Deck (23) achieves his best match with Argentina
Argentina arrived at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima determined to take the gold in basketball and in its first game it overwhelmed Uruguay with a strong victory by 102-65 (27-2, 24-15, 22-27 and 29-21) that He is placed as leader of Group B, where Mexico and the Dominican Republic are also.
The game was almost sentenced from the first minutes with a partial 18-0 where the experienced center Luis Scola, at 39, gave a whole exhibition with two baskets and four assists that gave the first twelve points to the albiceleste team, which leads to almost the team that will play the World Cup.
Uruguay’s first basket came when they took almost seven minutes of play and it was the only scoring of the team charrúa in the first quarter, which finished 27-2.
Thus, Argentina dedicated the rest of the game to comfortably manage their income, with the Real Madrid trio in top form at the end of Gabriel Deck as top scorer of the match with 23 points, while Facundo Campazzo, with 2 points, and Nicolás Laprovíttola, with 5, the team baton alternated.
In the third quarter Uruguay tried to make up the triple-based defeat of Luciano Parodi, but the escabechina was already done and it was difficult for Uruguayans to reduce a disadvantage that always bordered 30 and that eventually became almost 40.
With this result, Argentina is close to the semifinals of the tournament, a classification that must be confirmed in its game this Thursday against Mexico.
The first two classified in Group B will be measured in the semifinals to the first two in Group A, where the USA, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Virgin Islands are.