Barça Lassa 95 – 83 Buducnost VOLI: Catalans clinch fifth place

Barça Lassa 95 – 83 Buducnost VOLI: Catalans clinch fifth place

Hanga and Smits nullify a three-point storm from the Montenegro-based team for a well-earned win

Barça Lassa topped Buducnost Voli, 95-83, in the 29th round of the Euroleague regular season on Thursday night at the Palau Blaugrana. Led by Adam Hanga (18 points) and Rolands Smits (14 points), a great start to the fourth quarter ensured Barça's victory. Buducnost Voli used hot perimeter shooting to stay in the game until the final minutes.

The victory ensures fifth place for Barça Lassa ahead of the Euroleague playoffs. Barça's next Euroleague game comes against Khimki. Then in the first round of the playoffs, Barça Lassa will square off against fourth place Anadolu Efes, based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Game Stats

FCB, 95
Buducnost, 83

Barça Lassa: Heurtel (7), Kuric (6), Hanga (18), Singleton (6), Tomic (11) —STARTING FIVE— Pangos (8), Ribas (3), Rolands Smits (14), Pustovyi (6), Oriola (8), Claver (3).

Buducnost VOLI: Jackson (9), Gordic (11), Bell (11), Nikolic (25), Barovic (9)—STARTING FIVE— Norris Cole (9), Clarke (4), Sehovic (2), Popovic (-), Williams (3).

By Quarter: 21-22, 44-46, 73-69 i 95-83.

Attendance: 4,784

Venue: Palau Blaugrana

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