In a WiZink Center turned into a pot to live a new Spanish Basketball Classic, this time in Euroleague, Real Madrid won 86-76 at FC Barcelona, which had Nikola Mirotic at its best man and the most stung. The Palace made a constant wind sound at the return of Montenegrin, who came up to lead his people.
The problem is that for those of Pesic the reaction was insufficient. After a first part of a score that predicted that each team would be around 100 points, it was cut much more in the second. First it was Real Madrid who took the lead with a 32-14 to which Barça responded with a 16-36 In the second quarter. At rest, a meager 50-48 for whites.
Anthony Randolph pulled the car of the Pablo Laso, well supported by the Argentine duo of Facundo Campazzo Y Gabriel Deck (MVP of the match), at least until the end. A triple of the American in the absence of 5 minutes cut the Blaugrana comeback option, and definitely lifted the Madrid fans.
The contribution of Jordan Mickey he cut himself in the decisive final straight, when he and the Cape Verdean Walter Tavares they were excluded after seeing the fifth fouls, much discussed by the palace.
On the part of the Culés, the bad encounter of Brandon Davies (0 of 6 in shots of 2 and 0 points at the end of the match), together with that Before Tomic He couldn't keep up with Mirotic's scoring rhythm made the game get very uphill, especially in the final stretch. Although his paper took it Kyle kuric, It was not enough.