NBL: Kai Sotto scores 13 but Adelaide 36ers' win streak snapped | Inquirer Sports

NBL: Kai Sotto scores 13 but Adelaide 36ers’ win streak snapped

/ 05:16 PM December 04, 2022
Kai Sotto Adelaide 36ers NBL

Adelaide 36ers’ Kai Sotto. –Kai Sotto’s Instagram

MANILA, Philippines — Kai Sotto scored 13 points in 15 minutes of playing time but the Adelaide 36ers suffered a 97-78 loss to the Sydney Kings in the 2022-23 National Basketball League season on Sunday at Qudos Bank Arena in Australia.

The 7-foot-3 Filipino center provided the spark of the bench and made the most of his minutes with 4-of-8 shooting from the field and tallied four rebounds and a block.

ADVERTISEMENT

However, the Kings snapped the 36ers’ two-game win streak.

Tim Soares led Sydney’s balanced attack with 18 points. Derrick Walton posted a double-double of 16 points and 11 assists, while  Xavier Cooks and Dejan Vasiljevic added 15 markers each.

FEATURED STORIES

The Kings stayed on top with a 9-3 record.

Adelaide leaned on Daniel Johnson, who led the way with 21 points, five rebounds, an assist, and a steal. Robert Franks chimed in 16 points, five boards, and three dimes, while Antonius Cleveland added 12 markers and six rebounds.

Sotto and the 36ers slid to 6-6 as they try to bounce back in their home game against Perth Wildcats on Friday.

RELATED STORIES

Get the hottest sports news straight into your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Adelaide 36ers, Kai Sotto, NBL
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2023 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.