Barça 91-92 Unicaja: Close defeat in the Palau
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Barça 91-92 Unicaja: Close defeat in the Palau

The blaugranes lose out to the team in second place in the league in a game that was decide right at the death

Defeat in the Palau for Barça against Unicaja, a 92-91 last second loss for Roger Grimau's side against the side in second place in the league. Barça started well but the Andalusians reacted well and the blaugranes will now have to pick themselves up for their final league game of the season on Sunday against Bilbao Basket. 

Start is for Barça 

The blaugranes came out strongly in the Palau Blaugrana and soon they were 15-2 in front with Parker and Brizuela leading the way. Unicaja started to claw their way back into the game and by the end of the first quarter Barça led 27-20. 

Unicaja get close...

The second period saw both sides exchanges baskets and for the first time in the game Unicaja took the lead. However, Rubio and Vesely stepped up to restore Barça's lead at half time at 47-44. 


... turn around

In the second half Brizuela and Rubio led Barça back into the lead but the visitors reacted once again to slip back into the lead at 67-66. Second place Unicaja than control of the game against third placed Barça and a basket from Perry at eights second to go decided the game in favour of the Andalusians at 67-66. 


Barça, 91
Unicaja, 92

Barça: Tomas Satoransky (4), Darío Brizuela (14), Jabari Parker (22), Nikola Kalinic (5), Jan Vesely (9) -starting five- Willy Hernangómez (9), Ricky Rubio (13), Alex Abrines (3), Oscar da Silva (2), Nico Laprovittola (2), Joel Parra (0), Rokas Jokubaitis (8)

Unicaja: Tyson Carter (16), Nihad Djedovic (2), Melvin Ejim (4), Dylan Osetkowski (9), Yankuba Sima (2) -starting five- Kendrick Perry (9), Kameron Taylor (11), Tyler Kalinoski (12), Will Thomas (9), David Kravish (10), Jonathan Barreiro (2), Augusto Lima (6)


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