12/15/2019 – 21:03

  • Actual Madrid is as soon as once more the solo chief of the home competitors
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The Unicaja of Malaga has dealt a tough blow to Barça and has endorsed the first league defeat in the Palau Blaugrana – it gave one other one a couple of days in the past in the Euroleague towards the CSKA in Moscow – with a spectacular change from the worst attack in the league ( 73.7 factors on common), which achieved multiple hundred factors at residence.

It has been an unquestionable triumph of the workforce of Luis Casimiro, who has minimize a streak of six league victories of these of Svetislav Pesic, enjoying with a blatant attack (14 of 31 triples) towards 6/30 of Barça and not permitting the Barça azulgranas be comfy in the moments that had slight benefits on the scoreboard.

Solely Ante Tomic (20 factors), Nikola Mirotic (17) and Abrines (14 in the first twelve minutes) have shone with intermittent towards Josh Adams (19 factors), Darío Brizuela (15), Adam Waczinsky (15) or Carlos Suárez (12), rather more efficient in the decisive moments.

These of Luis Casimiro have been launched, with out concessions and overtly to the attack, particularly in the exterior shot towards a Barça that got here out with Alex Abrines, former participant of Unicaja, and Pau Ribas in the 5 headline, leaving the normal Niko Mirotic and Cory Higgins on the bench.

Thus a 2-7 for the Andalusians allowed them to sustain, however the Catalans with a thrown Abrines (11 factors in this room) have been approaching (12-13, m.6). The onslaught guests compelled Pesic to cease the sport (13-17, m.7).

The doorway of Alberto Díaz and Dario Brizuela allowed to preserve the benefit to the drawers, though the first basket of Mirotic that relieved Pierre Oriola, put Barça forward for the first time (26-25, m.9).

After 26-27 at the finish of the fourth, a triple of Brizuela opened the hole (26-30), however Mirotic and Abrines, with a triple earlier than going to the financial institution, left the rating 31-32 (m.12).

Earlier than Tomic (14 factors in the second quarter) he overcame Volodimir Gerun once more and once more, first, and Rúben Guerrero later and though Unicaja crushed from the 6.75 line (9 of 18 triples at relaxation), Mirotic from the line of 4.60 and Tomic selected the steadiness for the Catalans (54-46, m.18) and not even a time of Luis Casmiro might keep away from it.

Nonetheless it got here to relaxation with a good 56-51. Josh Adams threw his workforce with a 0-7 run in simply three minutes of the third quarter (56-58, m.23).

Little by little Barça was rebuilt (68-62, m.27), however these of Casimiro, with the third triple of Waczynsky, returned to the load (68-67, m.28).

Pesic performed all his playing cards giving entry to Mirotic, Tomic and Ribas, however the precipitation of Barça in attack didn’t permit him to recuperate distance and Brizuela's third triple superior once more to Unicaja at the finish of the third quarter (74-76).

The errors in attack of Barça precipitated Unicaja to go up after an unsportsmanlike Mirotic and rounded a triple of Waczynski, the fourth, for a partial 0-10 (74-86, m.32). The

The Catalans reacted with Mirotic's basket and Delaney's triple (79-86, m.34). Then Casimir stopped the sport and then Waczynski added three free throws to place the 79-92 and shut the sport virtually 5 minutes from the finish.

Barça discovered no options, failed in the exterior shot, in free throws, and the guests closed the rebound properly and compelled free throws to these of Pesic stopping the comeback to the determined Barça (95-105).

– Information sheet

95 – Barça (26 + 30 + 18 + 21): Hanga (2), Ribas (2), Abrines (14), Oriola (9), Davies (11) -initial team-, Higgins (9), Mirotic (17 ), Delaney (9), Tomic (20) and Kuric (2).

105 – Unicaja (27 + 24 + 25 + 29): Adams (19), Jaime Fernández (8), Toupane (5), Deon Thompson (8), Elegar (10) – 5 initial- Suarez (12), Brizuela ( 15), Díaz (4), Waczynski (15), Gerun (9) and Guerrero (-).

Referees: Carlos Peruga, Sergio Manuel and Carlos Merino. Eradicated: J.Fernández (m.38)

Incidents: Match corresponding to the thirteenth day of the Endesa League performed at the Palau Blaugrana earlier than 5,876 spectators.