Anosike, Fuerza Regia secure 3-seed in playoffs
With the regular season complete, OD Anosike and Fuerza Regia will face a familiar foe in the first round of the LNBP playoffs. They’ll face off against Chihuahua Dorados, the number 2-seed that they split 4 battles with during the regular season.
“Reaching the playoffs in a league as talented as this one is something we don’t take for granted at all .. now the focus has to be on beating a very solid, tough, and defensive-minded Chihuahua team that is tremendous at home” said Anosike. “We’re excited and we anxiously await the challenge.”
Fuerza Regia concluded the regular season at 24-12, while Chihuahua finished at 26-10. Anosike was solid all season for the defending champions as he finished the regular season with averages of 13.8 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists while shooting 55 percent from the field and 69 percent from the free throw line. The quarterfinal matchup will begin January 8 on the road in Chihuahua.