The attrition suffered in the quarterfinal playoff Euroleague and the hangover after qualifying for the Final
Four did not leave severe sequelae in the Barça. At least, not to affect the first commitment that was presented, this Thursday in the Palau before him Obradoiro in match of matchday 34 of League, settled with the triumph of the Jasikevicius (76-70).
It was not an easy victory against an unapologetic opponent who posed tactical challenges and had outstanding input from their inside players, especially Mike. Daum and Steven Enoch. The Barça he suffered until the end but was right in those last minutes to regain his aim in shots of three to achieve a minimal advantage to sentence.
If the fatigue of the Barça at the start of the game it was more in attack than in defense. With Davies Y Higgins resting, it was difficult for the Catalans to score but they maintained a certain consistency behind to have control, achieving a slight take-off at the end with great participation from Pau Gasoline. The one of Sant
Boi he scored easily, forced personnel and put his one on one to the test in the post, being the benchmark of the team in this quarter, settled with an 18-17 final.
In the second the game of Barça gained some dynamism with Bolmaro in the y direction Kuric threatening from the outside. A triple of Westermann Three minutes before the break, he placed 34-24 on the scoreboard, reaching the half-time with 36-28 and a certain sense of control from those of Jasikevicius.
Barça managed to escape notably in the third quarter (55-39) with a collective contribution but outstanding plays from a Bolmaro which took a few minutes of physical deployment. That was not enough to sentence the game, because of the faith that the Galician team kept to recover. A 2-14 run between the end of the third quarter and the start of the last brought them closer to two (57-55, 62-60). Moncho
Fernandez He maintained a zonal defense but Barça’s pulse did not tremble: Abrines Y Westermann They acted as executors to once again distance their team and sentence.
(+) Look at the summary of Barça – Obradoiro
76 – Barça (18 + 18 + 21 + 19): Calathes (4), Westermann (14), Abrines (11), Mirotic (11), Oriola (4) -starting five-, Claver (-), Hanga (- ), Smits (7), Gasol (12), Bolmaro (10) and Kuric (3)
70 – Monbus Obradoiro (17 + 11 + 20 + 22): Ozmizrak (8), Beliauskas (2), Enoch (17), Daum (9), Czerapowicz (14) -starting five-, Cohen (11), Muñoz ( -), Robertson (3) and Suárez (6).
Referees: Fernando Calatrava, Javier Torres and Yasmina Alcaraz. Without eliminated.
Incidents: match on matchday 34 of the Endesa League played at the Palau Blaugrana without an audience.