Barça Lassa 77–73 Iberostar Tenerife: Strong second half yields win

Barça Lassa 77–73 Iberostar Tenerife: Strong second half yields win

Svetislav Pesic coaches Barça to victory in his 200th game with the team

Chris Singleton's double-double (12 points and 12 rebounds) led Barça Lassa to a 77-73 win over Iberostar Tenerife in Sunday night ACB action at the Palau Blaugrana. Barça went on a 20-7 third quarter run and had a strong fourth quarter. 

Both teams had sustained runs in the first half, with Tenerife leading both at the end of the first quarter (21-17) and at halftime (41-36). But when the teams came out for the third quarter, Barça went on an 8-0 run that lit a spark that would see the Catalans catch fire for the remained of the game. Thomas Heurtel scored all 11 of his points in the second half, and after a 20-7 run, Barça led, 56-48 at the end of the third.

Barça extended their lead in the fourth quarter, going up by 64-53. Tenerife shot well down the stretch but could not mount a comeback. 

The win keeps Barça in first place with 10 wins and one loss in 11 games.

Game Stats

Barça Lassa, 77
CB Canarias, 73

Barça Lassa: Pangos (11), Blazic (8), Hanga (5), Singleton (12), Pustovyi (8) — Heurtel (11), Oriola (4), Kuric (8), Claver (2), Tomic (8).

Iberostar Tenerife: Beirán (3), R.San Miguel (4), McFadden (14), Abromaitis (16), Iverson (10) — Staiger (-) Niang (-), Brussino (8), Bassas (2), Sáiz (16).

By quarter: 17-21, 36-41, 56-48, 77-73

 

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