Dutch Basketball League: Aris Leeuwarden - GasTerra Flames GroningenFirst aired: Saturday, 21 December 2013 at 20.00 hours
In a thrilling derby knew Aris Leeuwarden leader to beat Groningen. After a losing first half Leeuwarders came majestically back in the game: 77-75.
On December 21, 2013 Aris Leeuwarden played her best game of the season. Not entirely coincidentally against rival GasTerra Flames from Groningen. Beforehand few had expected would win the Leeuwarden and Groningen for a long time there seemed nothing to worry about. But the impossible happened anyway.
In the first half, 'Thor' see why it is the rightful leader. Aris was completely overrun by the much stronger Groningen. A sample score seemed in the making, it was 37-53 at halftime. In the third quarter of Groningen first walked further away from Aris, but suddenly the team of Ed Molthoff got the spirit. Gradually crept closer to the team and the 3rd quarter was won 14-21. At the start of the fourth quarter the score was 58-67. The Leeuwarden crowd went to a man standing behind Aris and the wonderful atmosphere in the Kalverdijkje gave the team a huge boost. Three minutes before the end came at Aris tie (71-71). Aris then picked up by the Groningen and grabbed by the throat: 77-75. A sensation was born.