- Copy link
Hard work pays off as Barça took a 71-57 win over an in form Baskonia side in an impressive performance at the Palau Blaugrana. An excellent first quarter laid the foundation of the win for Saras Jasikevicius' team with the blaugranes standing firm in the final quarter.
A whirlwind start from the home side saw Baskonia blown away with the first quarter ending with a scoreline of 25-4 in favour of the blaugranes. The visitors, however, came back in the second, allowing Barça just eight points to bring it back to 33-26 at the break.
In the second half Baskonia leveled things up at 40-40 at one point before Barça rallied again to into the final period 50-45 up. In the final quarter an impressive Higgins and Mirotic led the way to guide Barça to yet another win in the Euroleague that keeps them top of the table.
Barça: Calathes (7), Higgins (13), Abrines (5), Mirotic (18), Pustovyi (2) -starting five-. Davies (9), Hanga (9), Bolmaro (3), Smits (-), Kuric (5), Claver (-).
Baskonia: Vildoza (-), Sekederskis (-), Giedraitis (11), Fall (12), Peters (8) -starting five-. Jekiri (6), Henry (9), Dragic (5), Polonara (6).
- Copy link