Barça 87-71 Armani Milan: Sweet victory in the Palau

Barça 87-71 Armani Milan: Sweet victory in the Palau

The blaugranes take another important win with a great final quarter performance

A great comeback from Barça saw them take yet another win in the Euroleague with an 87-71 victory over Italian side Armani Milan. The win is the 10th in 13 matches in the competition for Saras Jasikevicius' team and they remain top of the table. 

Early exchange of blows 

The home side started in excellent fashion scoring 11 unaswered points. Mirotic, Abrines and Kuric all played important roles in making the score 23-15 at the end of the firs quarter. 

In the second quarter the Italian came back into the contest. With Delany and Micov in great form, Milan took a 43-39 lead into the break at half time. 

Arbrines and Higgins started firing from the three point line and the score was 61-60 in favour of the visitors with the final quarter still to play.

Happy ending 

The final quarter saw Barça go three minutes without a basket before finally lurching into action to take the win. Higgins and Calathes scored vital three pointers to help the blaugranes to an 87-71 win as they remain on course for top spot in the Euroleague. 


Barça, 87
Armani Milan, 71

Barça: Calathes (5), Higgins (16), Abrines (7), Mirotic (19), Oriola (4) -starting five-. Davies (21), Hanga (5), Bolmaro (-), Smit (4), Heurtel (-), S. Martínez (-), Kuric (6).
Armani Milan: Micov (11), Tarczewski (-), Punter (6), Delaney (23), Leday (-) -starting five-. Moraschini (-), Roll (-), Shields (12), Brooks (4), Hines (10), Datome (2).

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