Unicaja achieved before the Breogán River a weighty victory for many reasons. The Malagueños added a valuable triumph at home against an opponent who had put other teams in the European zone of the ACB in serious trouble and who arrived at Carpena with the revelation team vitola of the competition. The victory brought under the arm the first game of Carlos Suárez at Carpena after his injury and reappearing in Russia in the match against Nizhny Novgorod in the FIBA ??Champions League debut. But the most important fact is that with this triumph, Katsikaris’ Unicaja got its third consecutive win.
The milestone as such may know little by little for a team in the history of Unicaja. However, the Los Guindos team had not managed to win three games in a row since December 2020. The victories against UCAM Murcia, in ACB and at home; Nizhny Novgorod, in Russia and in the team’s European debut, join the one achieved against the Galician team to sign una streak that begins to excite something to the composer public, which reached 4,000 people this Saturday at the Carpena.
The last time Unicaja was able to achieve this was between November and December 2020. On that occasion, Unicaja improved the record by achieving up to six consecutive games with the final score in favor. It was the last positive tail of the Luis Casimiro era. The La Mancha coach and his team beat Mornar Bar, Gipuzkoa Basket, Buducnost, Movistar Estudiantes, UCAM de Murcia and Brescia before ending the cycle of victories with a defeat at the Wizink Center in Madrid against Pablo Laso’s. Now, Unicaja will seek to continue extending a streak than in his next stages against Baxi Manresa (away) and Barça (home) in ACB and with the European clash against Greek Lavrio Megabolt in Carpena.