96-76: Dubljevic wakes up Valencia and gives them the track factor in the quarterfinals

A few brilliant minutes from Montenegrin Bojan dubljevic in the last quarter, well supported by Louis Labeyrie, decided the meeting between the Valencia Basket and an uninhibited and already saved Urbas Fuenlabrada and they led to a deceptively wide victory that gives the Valencian team fourth place and the home court factor in the quarterfinal crossing against him. TD Systems Baskonia.

Although Fuenlabrada was the one that started with more success, Valencia’s good work in the defensive rebound, his will to run and the bad defensive balance of the Madrid team allowed him to take the helm of the clash with Mike Tobey of executor. But a downtime of Josep Maria Raventós woke up his team and the points of Christian eyenga Y Cheik diallo they tightened the shock (24-23, m.10).

The lack of local defensive force allowed the Fuenlabrada hold on without having to do too much but the rotation threw the Madrid team and the Valencia was able to score again in transition to open a small gap.

The points of Obi Emegano again narrowed the meeting but between the points of Dubljevic near the rim, free throws and two final 3-pointers from Sam van rossom Y Martin Hermannsson, Valencia came to rest with the controlled clash (51-40, m.20).

The good start of the young Slovenian point guard Ziga samar and the momentum of Diallo they allowed the Fuenlabrada take advantage of a Valencia asleep for with a partial of 2-11 force Jaume ponsarnau to request a time-out to prevent the crash from getting out of control.

But the local reaction did not come, a triple of Trimble placed the Madrid team ahead, the visitor advantage became five points and only six points almost followed by Labeyrie allowed Valencia to minimize the damage before the last quarter (63-64, m.30).

Seeing that the game and the fourth place were complicated for his team, Dubljevic assumed responsibility on the premises. The interior scored, assisted and rebounded until it was ensured that the script resumed the previous logic despite attempts to Trimble to keep up the challenge. But, already saved for weeks, the Fuenlabrada Life was not complicated and he went on vacation with homework more than done.

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Summary of Valencia Basket - Urbas Fuenlabrada (96 - 76)

Data sheet

96.- Valencia Basket (24 + 27 + 12 + 33): Van Rossom (6), Vives (4), Kalinic (2), Williams (4), Tobey (12) -five starters- Prepelic (13), Pradilla (-), Labeyrie (11), Dubljevic (21), San Emeterio (-), Hermannsson (15) and Sastre (8).

76.- Urbas Fuenlabrada (23 + 17 + 24 + 12): Samar (7), Menidl (5), Eyenga (12), Cheatham (7), Alexander (4) -five starter- Diallo (18), Emegand ( 12), Trimble (11), González (-), Macoha (-) and Bagayoko (-).

Referees: Perea, Martínez and González. Without eliminated.

Incidence: match corresponding to the last day of the regular phase of the Endesa League played in the Fonteta pavilion with a capacity reduced to 1,500 spectators due to the measures against COVID 19 and an attendance of some five hundred spectators.

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