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Sat, 27 Jun 2020 13:51 - Updated Sat, 27 Jun 2020 13:51

Basketball: Carlos Morais about to make history

Luanda - Petro de Luanda small forward Carlos Morais faces Iranian Arsalam Kazemi, in the final of the contest called "Dunk of the Decade", organized by the International Basketball Federation (FAB).

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Carlos Morais gets to the final of the FIBA Dunk of the Decade competition.

Photo: António Escrivão

To reach this stage, the Angolan defeated Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, in the semi-final, with 54% of the internet users' votes, against 46% of the opponent.

His opponent in this last phase of the contest won the Brazilian Rafael Mineiro in the previous phase, with 55% of votes, against 45%.

The unlimited voting, to define the winner, ends Sunday (June 28), in a race that initially had more than 30 competitors.

The contest aims to reward the best Dunk of the period that goes from 2010 to 2020, only performed by athletes in games of the respective national teams.

To vote, just access the link "fiba.basketball/fr/dunk-of-the-decade" and click on the video with the image of the basketball player from Petro de Luanda and the national team.

In case of victory, Carlos Morais will win an unprecedented trophy in the history of national basketball.

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