Khimki Moscou 80-87 Barça Lassa: Solid display in Russia
Heurtel (18), Tomic (16) and Singleton (16) lead the way in the fourth consecutive win in the Euroleague
In a great victory in Russia, Barça Lassa have overcome Khimki Moscow (80-87) in game six of the Euroleague to go 4-2 in the regular season.
Heurtel (18), Tomic (16) and Singleton (16) led the way in the scoring, but it was the team has a whole that excelled on Friday evening.
The first period was a tight one. The Russians were outstanding with 3-pointers (6/9) and led 23-19 despite conceding the six first points.
Khimki took four minutes to score in the second period and as a result Barça were able to move into the lead, but the sides went in for the break all square on 38-38. This game could go either way.
The restart saw Barça find their A-game and fly to +11 with a fine three from Oriola, scoring 29 points in the period and setting up a lead that looked decisive.
But no. Khimki managed to pull out the stoppers in the final period and got back to 75-76. Tense moments for Barça but they managed to regroup and re-establish their earlier lead, eventually taking it by seven clear points.