The WiZink Center He has enjoyed the offensive recital of #LaFamilia. With more than 50% of success from the line of three and sharing the ball a lot, Spain fell in love with a Madrid fans who from the second quarter, with 58-34, saw the second win (96-53) of this tour on their way of preparation. The team ended up with brilliant stats in attack that are impossible to understand without the defensive aggressiveness that was maintained throughout the clash.
The equal score of the first minutes of the game was nothing more than a mirage. Spain took just under a quarter to break the match. From 13-13 to halfway through the first period, the match went to 27-18 thanks to the progressive rise in the defensive level.
This improvement behind allowed the group to run and enjoy the counterattack and the consequence was none other than reaching an advantage of around 15 points (41-26). Juancho Hernagomez (9), Ricky Rubio (10) and Marc Gasol (9) took advantage of this game in transition and went to rest being the top scorers of the group.
To this high pace of play was added an almost perfect hit from the line of three. With 66.7% and with Pau Gasol, Rudy Fernández, Víctor Claver, Álex Abrines and Marc Gasol above 50% correct from 6.75, Spain found the necessary ways to impose an even greater advantage (58-34). In addition to these factors, the team led by Sergio Scariolo He also dominated on the rebound and gave a masterclass on sharing the ball, since at halftime the team already had 20 assists.
Iran tried after half-time with a 0-6 partial, but Spain did not give in and found the same comfort on track again. A triple by Abrines and a spectacular dunk by Alberto Abalde put a new maximum on the scoreboard (69-38) and what was reflected both on the track and in the stands of the WiZink Center from then on was a real party.
With the result already in the background, Scariolo chose to move a lot of the bench and to try a multitude of game options in a few minutes that serve to continue putting the machinery on point for the Olympic Games. With 96-53 and with very positive feelings, the team heads to Malaga to face the next match of the tour against France (July 8, 7:30 pm).