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Brazil outclass Guinea-Bissau - Jul 17, 2009

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Brazil - Guinea-Bissau 105:48

Brazilian National Team posted the second consecutive victory at the Lusophony Games in Portugal. They overwhelmed Guinea-Bissau in Lisbon to advance into the semifinal stage of the tournament. Brazil will play against Angola on Saturday. Guinea-Bissau will take on Macao for the 5th-6th spot later tonight.
Brazil dominated from start to finish in this one. They cruised to a 29:9 lead after ten minutes of action. Guinea-Bissau tried to match their opponents in the second period and scored 13 points but it was not enough to threaten the margin. Moreover the Latin American team built a 30-point lead at halftime. Brazil rolled confidently in the third frame taking a 45-point advantage into the fourth stanza. A Jose Neto team finished off their opponents in the fourth quarter to stay undefeated in Lisbon.
Alexandre Nascimento (202-F-83) came up with 23 points and 8 boards for Brazil. Paulo Prestes (209-C-88) added 10 points, while four other players scored 8 points in the win. Josimar Cardoso (201-F-87) responded with 11 points and 5 boards for Guinea-Bissau. Francisco Rodrigues (192-G-78) had 8 points in the loss.

Brazil: Alexandre Nascimento 23, Paulo Prestes 10, Lucas Alves (206-F/C) 8+11 boards
Guinea-Bissau: Josimar Cardoso 11, Francisco Rodrigues 8

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