ANDl Inherit San Pablo Burgos could not with a splendid Barça (77-93) despite the fact that the Burgos tried and were able to endure 24 minutes of the game when Kyle Kuric and Nikola Mirotic put the Barça victory on track.
Encounter with two parts for the locals who in the final moments were overcome, despite the good game of Alex Renfroe.
The Burgos got the first advantage on the scoreboard with a partial 11-0, but Barça took out their resources before the local failures and equalized the game, although a great defense in the last seconds of Omar Cook who returned after the positive by covid left the fourth with a 15-13 in favor of the locals.
Signs of equality in the first moments of the game that were erased when Joan Peñarroya’s team chained another 11-0 run, with a technique to Jasikevicius who did not agree with the refereeing (28-17).
But Barça returned to pull gallons, helped by the losses of Burgos, to equalize the game again and even ahead with Mirotic at the head, although the break was reached with maximum equality (32-32).
After passing through the changing rooms, the teams came out encouraged in attack with several triples by both (43-44), but those of Jasikevicius, with a splendid Kuric and a 0-11 put the Blaugranas ahead with an advantage that them allowed to face the meeting more relaxed.
Mirotic took the helm of the match and imposed his quality so that Peñarroya had to stop the match, although it served to put the match on track in favor of the visiting team that closed the third quarter (52-67).
Although Cook tried to close the gap, Barça’s advantage was enough to hold the last quarter, although Jasikevicius was not happy with the refereeing and saw the second technique having to leave the match when his team had practically sentenced the match.
77- San Pablo Burgos inherits (15 + 17 + 20 + 25): Dejan Kravic (12), Vitor Benite (8), Miquel Salvó (1), Jasiel Rivero (6) and Alex Renfroe (13) – starting five – Kareem Queeley (3) Max Salash (2), Alex Barrera (0), Thad McFadden (9), Jordan Sahko (6), Omar Cook (9), Ken Horton (5).
93-Barça (13 + 19 + 35 + 26): Pierre Oriola (7), Alex Abrines (7), Cory Higgins (10), Nikola Mirotic (21) and Nick Calathes (9) – starting five – Brandon Davies (4), Leo Westermann (2), Adam Hanga (0) , Leandro Bolmaro (0), Rolands Smits (7), Kyle Kuric (24) and Víctor Claver (0).
Referees: Emilio Pérez Pizarro, Rafael Serrano and Yasmina Alcaraz. Saras Jasikevicius expelled for double technique.
Incidents: Match corresponding to matchday 29 of the Endesa League held at the Burgos Coliseum behind closed doors.
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