No guts ... no glory
Coach lays it on the line as Crocs close in on NBL crown
down.’’ When breaking down the performance, looking past the below average shooting percentage and weak showing on the glass, Gleeson pointed out the self-inflicted pain of failing to finish on the break, which proved particularly costly against New Zealand.
‘‘ We need a high percentage of finishing on the fast break, we let ourselves down too many times when it was two-on-one, three-on-two,’’ Gleeson said.
With both sides having nothing to hide after their recent encounter, Gleeson predicts Saturday’s matchup will be an ironman contest.
‘‘ We know that they have so many weapons in their team and that we have got to play at their intensity level for 40 minutes,’’ he said.