Legacy Leagues Summer 2019 Playoffs: Quarterfinals (Monday, August 5th at 8pm)
#3 Redeem Team (6-3) vs #6 Sportslook (5-4)
First Matchup: Redeem Team defeated Sportslook, 78-77, in Week 6 in overtime
Current Streak: Redeem Team (W2), Sportslook (W2)
Highest Power Ranking: Redeem Team – 4, Sportslook – 3
Standout Performers: Melquan Horton (Redeem Team) and Dan Kokkoros (Sportslook) lead their respective teams both on and off the court
In Week 6 of the Summer 19 season, these teams squared off in what was one of the games of the year with the Redeem Team coming out on top with a one point victory 78-77. This has all the makings for an epic rematch with both teams riding a two-game winning streak.
In this Week 6 showdown, both teams showed up and had depth which will be a key in this matchup. These teams have a tendency to not having a bench which will be crucial in a physical playoff game like this will be.
Matt Marconi led the way in this game with 28 points. Sportlook out-rebounded Redeem Team in this game 37-16. Redeem Team recorded 10 steals which led them to victory.
Sportslook is going to need sharp-shooter Bryan Acevedo to step up along with Dan Kokkoros who has consistently been the best player on this team. For Redeem Team, they are going to need a MVP-candidate in Melquan Horton to play like the MVP he wants to be.
Eric Singleton has been a terrific two-way player over his career and will need to continue that in this game by trying to slow down Bryan Acevedo. These duos are going to be the key in this game as they have carried each of their teams throughout this season.
This game will definitely be physical and emotional, and whoever will keep a level head and stay out of foul trouble will be advancing to the Semifinals.
Redeem Team is a quick and feisty team, that has a way of always finding the ball on defense. Sportslook is big and physical and loves to dominate on the glass. These teams are experienced in the league and will be hungry for their first championship. This will be a fast-paced game with lots of action, almost certainly resulting in a close contest between two skilled teams.