TOpenalties two days after emptying the reserve deposit to beat Madrid in the Euroleague Classic, the Barcelona had to fight to the point of exhaustion to break the Lenovo Tenerife, 60-75, in an ultra-defensive game with a lot of wear and tear. But the talent of the staff Jasikevicius It is such that Barça ended the clash in Tenerife giving an image of unusual freshness to the efforts of this week.

Saras I asked for defense for this game and the Barça gave a clinic. He drowned his rival who prevented him from reaching 20 points in all the quarters. The Lenovo responded with the same weapons and both teams were defensively attacked until the break, but Barça took over after the second half.

Although less lucid and lethal than against Madrid, Barcelona’s beacon was once again Nikola Mirotic. In a game where attacks were dwarfed, he went to 18 points and a PIR of 22 almost unintentionally. Of course, when the locals shook the most (50-55), the Hispanic Montenegrin got five points in a row, with a sensational triple, which shattered the island resistance.

In the third quarter the Barça began to mark the first advantages serious that the Lenovo was able to wipe out thanks to three losses of Dante Exum. The Australian made his debut in the ACB and gave good minutes at Santiago Martín. Give what Saras asks, rest to charged players, physique, defense and offensive threat.

In the fourth period the best moments of Barça arrived and the party began to jump through the air. Those of Jasikevicius established the maximum advantage, 54-73, coinciding with the performance of a Sergi Martinez that he was a colossus in the offensive rebound and in defense. The rebound, by the way, unbalanced the forces for those of Barcelona, ??19-44. With that partial, the Lenovo I could never win.

They also shone at Barça Nigel Hayes-Davis that he went up to 14 points and five rebounds and played his best game since he arrived in Barcelona, ??and Rokas Jokubaitis, author of nine points and some of the best offensive actions of the clash. On the Lenovo, Shermadini that went from more to less, he made 17 points and Fitipaldo, very intermittent, stayed at 10.

Via Marca.com