At the beginning of the second round of the Euroleague, Bitci Baskonia was imposed with authority before Barcelona and beat him 94-75 in the Fernando Buesa Arena.
The local team, which has been growing since the inauguration of Neven Spahija, showed their best level at the end of the first half and the beginning of the complement to take a comfortable victory. The second quarter dominated it with a partial of 20-11, while in the third quarter he deployed all his offensive power to take it 34-20.
The top scorer of the match was Rokas Giedraitis (20), while Wade Baldwin contributed to the cause with 16 points and 8 assists. For their part, both Matt Costello and Steven Enoch finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds respectively.
The visitors, who deflated after an auspicious start, had serious trouble slowing down the rival offense and were unable to force a more even finish.
Nicolás Laprovittola was one of the few standouts with 12 points (3/7 from the field) and 7 assists in 24 minutes of action. Nikola Mirotic contributed 19 points, including three hits behind the crescent on four attempts.
Despite the defeat, the Catalan cast remains at the top with a 15-3 record. Counting the Endesa League, it did not lose five games ago; the last time it had been precisely against the Vitoria team (7-11), which is starting to come out of the bottom of the standings.