Murcia opens ACB Semifinals with a road win against Unicaja

2024-05-28T22:51:06+00:00 2024-05-28T22:51:06+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

28/May/24 22:51

After taking down Valencia in the first round, Murcia is now a step closer to the ACB Finals

By Eurohoops team /

UCAM Murcia stunned Valencia Basket in the ACB Playoffs First Round and now surprised Unicaja Malaga at the beginning of the best-of-five semifinal series.

Sito Alonso’s side took a 1-0 lead, defeating the Basketball Champions League winners on the road, 79-88.

Dustin Sleva led the winning side with 23 points, while Rodions Kurucs and Howard Sant-Roos added 13 points each. Dylan Ennis followed with 11 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.

For Unicaja, only Melvin Ejim and Tyler Kalinoski reached double figures, with 15 points each.

ACB Playoffs

Quarterfinals (best-of-three)

A – Unicaja – BAXI Manresa 2-0 (87-7986-63)
B – Valencia – UCAM Murcia 1-2 (86-96, 83-72, 77-84)
C – Real Madrid – Dreamland Gran Canaria 2-0 (105-7073-71)
D – FC Barcelona – Lenovo Tenerife 2-0 (96-86, 97-92)

Semifinals (best-of-five)

Unicaja – Murcia 0-1 (79-88)
Real Madrid – Barcelona

Finals (best-of-five)