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After missing the Adelaide 36ers’ first four regular season games, Kai Sotto finally made his NBL Australia debut.
However, it was quite a forgettable one for the 7-foot-3 Filipino center, finishing with a stat line of only a point (1-of-4 free throws), three rebounds, two assists, and two blocks.
Worse, the 36ers were totally outclassed by the Cairns Taipans, 93-67 to fall to 2-3 in the team standings.
The home side led by as much as 40, 89-49 midway in the fourth period.
Being sidelined in the past few weeks due to knee soreness, Sotto was inserted with 1:37 left in the first quarter to make his NBL stint official.
He did not make a single field goal attempt. He made his two trips to the foul line in the fourth quarter, where he managed to sink only one of four tries.
Sotto logged a total of nine minutes and 50 seconds of game time, and was a minus-21.
Adelaide will next take on the Perth Wildcats on December 28.
Photo from Adelaide 36ers Facebook
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