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Monbus Obradoiro gave a great fight to Barcelona in Palau Blaugrana but couldn’t find a solution for inspired Nikola Mirotic, who led the Catalan team to a 94-77 victory.
Barca lost the first quarter 15-21, turned the score around at the finish of the first half, and finally broke down the opponent in the third period, thanks to Mirotic’s 15 points.
The EuroLeague MVP for the 2021-22 season finished the match with 27 points and ten rebounds for less than 21 minutes spent on the court.
Alex Abrines followed him with 12 points, while Nikola Kalinic added 11. Jan Vesely played for less than four minutes before he left the match due to acute lower back pain.
Kassius Robertson was the top scorer of the losing side with 19 points, Marek Blazevic added 15, and Leo Westermann had 13 points.
Real won in La Fonteta behind Yabusele’s 25 points
In the derby game of Round 32, Real Madrid defeated Valencia at La Fonteta 68-79.
Due to suspension in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague after a brawl in playoffs Game 2 against Partizan, Guerschon Yabusele is only eligible to play ACB League, and he continues leading the team in the domestic competition.
After a 28-11 performance in a win over Unicaja, the French center led Real in Valencia with 25 points and seven rebounds.
Mario Hezonja followed him with 20 points, Fabien Causeur added 11, and Walter Tavares scored 10 points.
James Webb III led Alex Mumbru’s squad with 18 points, while Chris Jones added 13.
ACB League, Round 32 results:
Girona – Real Betis 79-90
Granada – Zaragoza 71-68
Bilbao – Breogan 83-66
Joventut – Baskonia 77-86
Fuenlabrada – Gran Canaria 81-97
Barcelona – Obradoiro 94-77
Valencia – Real Madrid 68-79
Standings: 1. Barcelona 27-5, 2. Baskonija 27-5, 3. Real Madrid 26-6, 4. Tenerife 23-9, 5. Unicaja 22-10, 6. Gran Canaria 19-13…