Pure Youth Construction win Championship Finals

COMEBACK CHAMPIONS:The Builders managed an impressive defense of their title by winning the last three consecutive matches after dropping three earlier

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 08, 2015
By Paul Huang  /  Contributing reporter

Top-seeded Pure Youth Construction successfully defended their title by downing Taiwan Beer

Taiwan Beer’s Chiang Yu-an, center, charges through two Pure Youth Construction defenders to make an attempt on the basket in Game 7 of the Championship Finals at the Sinjhuang Sports Complex in New Taipei City yesterday.  Photo: Lin Cheng-kung, Taipei Times

Taiwan Beer’s Chiang Yu-an, center, charges through two Pure Youth Construction defenders to make an attempt on the basket in Game 7 of the Championship Finals at the Sinjhuang Sports Complex in New Taipei City yesterday. Photo: Lin Cheng-kung, Taipei Times

79-67 in the decisive Game 7 of the Championship Finals at the Sinjhuang Sports Complex in New Taipei City last night for an unprecedented fourth straight league title.

The win marked the first time in league history that a team has overcome a 1-3 deficit in the best-of-seven championship series, as the Builders came out ahead after dropping a pair of tough losses in Games 3 and 4 to the Brew Crew by winning the next three games to accomplish the improbable feat.

“I am just so proud of our guys for believing in themselves no matter how bad the situation was,” Pure Youth skipper Hsu Chin-che said after the title-clincher. His troops managed to fight off every odd in terms of league history to claim the last laugh.     [FULL  STORY]

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