ANDl Inherit San Pablo Burgos was rearmed in Vitoria by beating TD Systems Baskonia by 83-94, in a match that broke after passing through the changing rooms and which made him regain the good feelings they had for much of the season.
Joan Peñarroya’s team attacked the Fernando Buesa Arena again with a very solid second half in which they managed to overcome the Baskonistas who were not able to recover their defensive deployment from other duels.
Vitor Benite was essential to unbalance the game with a PIR of 17, but he was very well accompanied by a great Alex Renfroe in the direction of the team and by an inside game (Dejan Kravic and Jasiel Rivero) that surpassed the men in the team’s paint blaugrana.
The 12-32 run in the third act was key for a San Pablo who, although he saw his rival approach five points, was able to maintain his composure to take the final victory.
On the local side, Alec Peters’ 29 valuation credits and Achille Polonara’s 20 were not enough to face an intense Burgos.
The Burgos entered the game with a 0-7, but two baskonista triples returned the equalizer in a duel with a lot of rhythm in which the Basques responded with an 8-0, where Rokas Giedraitis appeared, again, as a prop for the locals .
Alex Renfroe set the pace for a San Pablo who accepted the challenge of Baskonia to play many possessions and press the accelerator.
The absences of Tonye Jekiri, Tadas Sedekerskis and Luca Vildoza left all Baskonia flanks affected, but Giedraitis made them forget with 14 points in a first round favorable to the locals, 25-18.
Joan Peñarroya’s men put order to the temporary madness of the game and managed to bring their rival closer, more disoriented without his greatest offensive reference, who managed to stay ahead.
Youssoupha Fall closed the door in the baskonista ring, while San Pablo tried to control the game with two bases on the court.
The exchange of blows between the inside game of one and the other team kept the swords raised at the break, with everything to be decided in the second half with a 46-42.
In fact, it was the visitors who stood out in their staging after passing through the changing rooms and overcame an unbalanced local defense that saw their rival take an eight-point advantage, 55-66, which forced Baskonia to minimize errors committed so far.
Joan Peñarroya’s men prevented Youssoupha Fall from playing on his back with a good overall defense and took advantage of the Barça’s worst moment in the match.
Dusko Ivanovic tried with numerous quintets on the court, but the difference of the Burgos grew after completing an almost perfect set to face everything, 58-74, with players who grew as the minutes passed, such as Dejan Kravic or Vitor Benite.
Alec Peters came to the rescue of a Baskonia that needed to row and touch excellence in the final period. Again, without “five” cigars, the Basques tried to find the heroic one in an intermittent afternoon in their game. In fact, Rokas Giedraitis, scored again after the first quarter and helped in the Barça career to cut the 18 points in favor of San Pablo.
In five minutes, Baskonia was five points behind the Burgos, 77-82, but the Castilians did not change their way of playing and continued to find the best options for their own, which allowed them, once again, to put land in between. , 78-93, which was definitive.
83 -TD Systems Baskonia (25 + 21 + 12 + 25): Henry (10), Giedraitis (19), Polonara (14), Peters (18) and Diop (5) – starting five-, Raieste (4), Fall (6), Dragic (7) and Kurucs (-).
94 – San Pablo Burgos inherits (18 + 24 + 32 + 20): Renfroe (14), Benite (17), Salvo (-), Rivero (16) and Kravic (20) – starting five-, Rabaseda 7, McFadden (9), Sakho (-), Cook (3), Salash (- ) and Horton (8).
Referees: Óscar Perea, Juan de Dios Oyón and Fabio Fernández.
Incidents: Match corresponding to the thirty-second day of the Endesa League held without an audience at the Fernando Buesa Arena.