Abrines leads Barcelona to victory over Valencia

2021-03-21T20:23:14+00:00 2021-03-21T21:53:46+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

21/Mar/21 20:23

Eurohoops.net

Real and Barcelona keep up their winning ways in the Spanish League

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Barcelona keeps up its winning streak in Spain and took down fellow EuroLeague competitors Valencia with an 80-64 victory on the road on Sunday to improve to a 22-3 record in the ACB standings.

Alex Abrines led Barca with a 23-point performance, along with 5 rebounds and Nikola Mirotic had 11 points, 5 rebounds. Brandon Davies and Adam Hanga dropped 8 points each, while Sarunas Jasikevicius also lacked Cory Higgins who has been sidelined with foot pain.

Mike Tobey had 13 points, 5 rebounds for the hosts and Vanja Marinkovic tapped 9 points, as Valencia suffered its second consecutive defeat to fall to a 17-9 record.

Earlier in the day, Real Madrid also kept up its winning ways with a comfortable 95-77 win over Real Betis and remains in charge with a 24-1 record.

Nicolas Laprovittola had 16 points to lead all scorers, Fabien Causeur tapped 12, while Gabriel Deck, Trey Thompkins and youngster Tristan Vukcevic shared 11 points apiece.

Youssou Ndoye and Jeromy Randle both had 16 points for Betis.

Liga Endesa Day 27 results:

Saturday, March 20:

Zaragoza  – Estudiantes 104-113 (OT)
Obradoiro – Unicaja 83-85

Sunday, March 21:

Andorra – Manresa 92-86
Gran Canaria – Gipuzkoa 90-81
Real Madrid – Real Betis 95-77
Valencia – Barcelona 64-80
Bilbao – Baskonia 72-85