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Nikola Mirotic scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Barcelona beat Obradoiro 83 – 67 at home to register its third straight win in the Spanish ACB League.

Obradoiro was more competitive for the larger part of the game than what the final score shows. The visiting team held a minor lead in the first half and erased a 10-point deficit in the third period to come back and tie the match at 59 with seven minutes to play.

Barcelona went on to make a 19 – 4 run in the next five minutes to assume full control of the game. Mirotic then drained a triple for the 81 – 65 with 80 seconds remaining and basically sealed the game’s outcome. The Blaugrana improved to 14-3 while Obradoiro dropped to 6-13, just one spot above the relegation zone.

Brandon Davies added 11 points for Barca while Nick Calathes finished with nine points and seven assists. Laurynas Birutis scored 17, Hakar Ellenson dropped 13 points and Khris Robertson had 12 points for Obradoiro.


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