JBA USA suffered their first loss in over a month yesterday to KK Rabotnicki by a score of 129-122 and look to bounce back in their next game against Bulgarian NBL team Academic Sofia, this is a tam playing in the top division of Bulgaria so it will be a tough test for this USA squad.
For Academic Sofia, they come into this game on a four game losing run so they will look to turn it around against the JBA team and push on for the rest of their season. Their leading scorer is Tsvetomir Chernokozhev who is averaging 16 points per game, in the rebounding department they are led by Andrey Ivanov who averages 7.8 boards per game, and passing wise they are led by Nikolay Grozev who averages 3.8 assists per game.
JBA USA will be looking to bounce back from a loss themselves having been defeated in their last game, snapping their 11 game unbeaten run. They will lookto lead through Curtis Hollis who is coming off a 38 point performance, and Jordan Ray who has over 15 assists in each of his last two games.
Another player to watch for the USA squad is Harrison Reiger, with his playing time helping lead JBA USA to a comeback and near victory in the last game he should expect a healthy uptick in minutes in this one. He is a player who is always hustling and can led this team by example in that regard.
The game is scheduled for tomorrow at 7:30pm Bulgarian time/ 10:30am Pacific as JBA USA take on Academic Sofia.