TOBefore the most important week of the season, Real Madrid had no problems getting rid of Acunsa GBC (97-71), bottom of the Endesa League, in which the whites hold the rhythm of the Barcelona. It was a game in the interwar period. After overcoming the first ‘final’ of the Euroleague before him Olympiacos, the madridistas face another next Thursday against the Fenerbahce. Their presence in the playoffs of the continental competition is at stake. And on Sunday, they visit the Palau with the leadership of the domestic still to be decided.
Before the one that comes over him, Pablo Laso reserved to Walter Tavares, the cornerstone of your team. The colossus is limping and must be fully in the next matches. He was also not in the call Trey thomkins while Fabien Causeur Y Gabriel Deck they watched the whole crash from the bench. The injured must be united with them Sergio Llull Y Anthony Randolph already Carlos Alocen, who played little when he resented a blow to a finger. Six European-class stars that he Madrid he did not need to face the weak bottom. It is the ACB of the two (or three) speeds.
Between so much absence shone Alex Tyus. He played his best game since he arrived at Madrid: 20 points with 9/10 shooting, seven rebounds and a PIR of 26. He started in the starting quintet and fulfilled his role as an interior reference. He swelled up to do mates in the face of little opposition from the interiors of San Sebastian. He scored eight points already in the first quarter. However, the GBC held the hand of Dino radoncic, returning home (15-15). The targets did not take off until the exit of Nico Laprovittola, which one more day shone against a lesser rival. Ended with 18 points, five rebounds, seven assists and a PIR of 27. Between him and Tyus they almost exceed 55 of all their rival.
Madrid improved with the departures of the Argentine and Felipe Reyes. The former scored 11 points in the second quarter, including three triples. The captain, with his 41 years, did everything: four points, three rebounds, two assists and a good defense in his first six minutes. Both were protagonists in a partial 18-7 that took the locals beyond a ten difference (33-22). The Madridistas’ six triples in the second period, including two from Rudy fernandez, they did not find a response from a GBC who came to rest with a poor 2/12 from the goal and was left behind (44-28).
Upon returning from the locker room, with the match already sentenced, the whites leaned on Alberto abalde to continue expanding the differences, which exceeded 20 points (61-39). Thanks to Tyus’s dunk contest and a 3-point shower with Rudy again as the protagonist (4/4), they reached 28 in the last moments (97-69). Madrid had long been thinking about their decisive visit to Istanbul. Laso, from before the initial jump.
– Data sheet:
97 – Real Madrid (18 + 26 + 23 + 30): Alocen (2), Taylor (6), Abalde (17), Garuba (3) and Tyus (20) -the starting five-, Rudy Fernández (12), Laprovittola (18), Vuckcevic (7), Reyes (4) and Carroll (8).
71. Acunsa Gipuzkoa Basket (15 + 15 + 16 + 25): Faggiano (10), Oroz (-), Carlson (), Radoncic (19) and Okouo (10) – five starters- Dee (9), Span (5), Carlson (5), Olaizola (2), Magarity (11 ), Motorcycles (-).
Referees: Carlos Cortés, Francisco José Araña and Iyán González Gálvez. Without eliminated.
Incidents: Match of the 29th day of the Endesa League played behind closed doors at the WiZink Center in Madrid.
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