- The whites add the eleventh vicoria adopted in Europe
- They despatched always earlier than the Panathinaikos (75-87)
Real Madrid gained the eleventh consecutive victory in the Euroleague after defeating Panathinaikos (75-87) in the OAKA pavilion with a choral recreation of many carats and the glorious contribution of Anthony Randolph, the better of a match that permits merengues to proceed in the highest of the classification after 16 days.
Pablo Laso's crew signed an writer match. The Vitorian coach imposed his board on Rick Pitino's with a second quarter for the reminiscence and a totally impressed Randolph (22 factors). The American was decisive from the perimeter, in the rebound and scoring when he most wanted the white set.
The ten-time European champion didn’t loosen in his powerful finish of the 12 months. Earlier than measuring Barça in the 'Basic', Madrid didn’t miss such an necessary stage to stretch its nice moment and win a victory. As well as to Randolph, Laprovittola's nice minutes and Taylor's glorious doll have been key.
The Panathinaikos started comfy, with good scores and meager benefits (16-11) that the aforementioned protagonists quickly wiped away. In flip, with nice standards in attendance and greater than a dozen rebounds, Tavares supported the white crew in the depth of the first spherical. The work of the Cape Verdean was very important in the most tough moments.
The purpose of Jimmer Fredette made up for the irregular path of the franchise man in the Athenians, Nick Calathes, who started singing with the passing of the minutes. Nevertheless, the Real Madrid recreation went up two steps without delay. Nice insights, high-rise performs and baskets on the horn. A partial of 16-30 that ended up breaking the match.
Randolph was comfy and Thompkins appeared to put two triples that took the PAO out of the recreation. The OAKA shook when he noticed the effectiveness of his rival. All the white gamers – with the exception of Garuba's second testimonials – managed to rating by placing the rating at 34-44 that predicted a comparatively calm finish for the Spaniards.
The distinction continued to develop (39-57) though the Greeks pulled satisfaction to make Real Madrid doubt. Calathes awakened and approached his finest stage and Papagiannis put all the effort to make up the digital. It was a shy response and enraged the noisy Hellenic pavilion, however there was nothing to do earlier than the sensible recreation of the Real Madrid gamers. Extra protection and run the clock. That was the method to cease the intermittent native effervescence.
Randolph accomplished his immense recreation with Four rebounds and one help, the place he stood out above all Tavares. The 'big' of Real Madrid ended the conflict with a double-double, 14 factors and 14 rebounds plus three assists. Figures that give license to the Laso crew to proceed on the crest of the wave simply earlier than visiting the Palau Blaugrana this Sunday.
–OUTCOME: PANATHINAIKOS, 75 – REAL MADRID, 87.
PANATHINAIKOS: Calathes (19), Papapetrou (11), Thomas (4), Fredette (18) and Papagianis (10) – preliminary quintet – Rice (3), Vougiouskas (-), Johnson (3), Wiley (-) and Mitoglou ( 7).
REAL MADRID: Campazzo (6), Taylor (10), Deck (2), Randolph (22) and Tavares (14) -initial quintet- Rudy (3), Laprovittola (7), Garuba (-), Mickey (3), Thompkins ( 8) and Causeur (12).
–PARTIALS: 18-22, 16-22, 24-22, 17-21.
– ARBITRATORS: Boultazer (ESL), Latisevs (LET) and Difallah (FRA). With out eradicated.
–PAVILION: OAKA 12,513 spectators.