By Eurohoops team/ email@example.com
Despite some ups and downs, Barcelona took care of things with a late surge and grabbed a 77-59 home win against Coosur Real Betis in the Spanish League.
Kyle Kuric led the way with 17 points while Pierre Oriola helped with 15. Thomas Heurtel logged 11 points and six assists in his return.
✅ @MT28APRIL’s first bucket of the season
👀 La primera cistella d’Heurtel
🔝 La primera canasta de Thomas este curso pic.twitter.com/kwX891peLk
— Barça Basket (@FCBbasket) January 25, 2020
For Betis, AJ Slaughter and Demitrius Conger scored 16 each in addition to Nacho Martins’ 13 points.
Meanwhile, Casademont Zaragoza got a 93-72 road win over Joventut Badalona as Nemanja Radovic and Klemen Prepelic stole the spotlight.
Radovic led the winning side with 29 points on 13-16 shooting while grabbing eight rebounds (in 21:27 on the floor) followed by Robin Benzing with 14 and Dylan Ennis with 12 points.
On the other side, Prepelic banked 24 points with the help of Alen Omic who added 15 points.
Barcelona improved to 15-4 and will temporarily take over the first place while Zaragoza is third with a 14-5 record. Joventut is two wins away from the playoff zone with 8-11 while Betis is struggling near the relegation zone with 5-14.
Photo Credit: Barca Basket