Valencia Basket will be the rival of barca in the quarterfinal series of the Endesa League after getting the last place at stake on matchday 34 in which he was fighting with the UCAM MurciaBarça’s rival yesterday at the Palau who he beat up.
Alex Mumbrú’s team, in a very irregular season, could not certify their place in the fight for the title until the last match, against Río Breogán.
After clarifying the play-off table, the ‘taronja’ team will have to face Barça in this first series that must be turned to a maximum of three games.
Both teams have met four times this season, with Barça clearly dominating (3-1). The Jasikevicius set won both matches Endesa League
On October 30, he prevailed at ‘La Fonteta’ 80-92 with an outstanding Laprovittola, who scored 21 points, along with 18 from Higgins. On his visit to the Palau last February, another triumph for Barça (81-75) again with Laprovittola as the standout (19 points).
In the Euroleague, the only “taronja” victory came in December when they won by a tight 84-83 again with a star Laprovittola (28).
Barça’s rooms, starting Monday
The last duel between the two teams was on April 14, barely a month ago, when Barça beat them 85-71this time with Abrines as the outstanding player (22).
The series against Valencia will start this Monday, the 29th, at 9:00 p.m., at the Palau and the second match will have to wait until Friday, at La Fonteta’ where Barça will try to close this first quarterfinal tie. .
86 – Barcelona (23+18+21+24): Satoransky (4), Laprovittola (3), Abrines (5), Mirotic (11) and Vesely (14) -starting five-, Sanli (15), Kuric (8), Jokubaitis (11), Kalinic (6), Sergi Martinez (-), Tobey (5) and Nnaji (4).
57 . UCAM Murcia (15+11+18+13): Chiozza (7), Jelínek (4), Rojas (4), Radovic (9) and Pustovyi (6) -starting five-, Bellas (4), Anderson (3), Nikolic (-), McFadden (14), Sakho (4), Diop (2) and Andronikashvilli ().
Referees: Emilio Perez Pizarro, Jorge Martinez and Carlos Merino. Eliminated: Sakho (m.37).
Incidents: Match corresponding to the thirty-fourth day of the 2022.2023 Endesa League, played at the Palau Blaugrana in Barcelona in front of 3,946 spectators.