Bilbao Basket says goodbye to Europe with a defeat against UCAM Murcia (67-71), in an inconsequential game
Euskaraz irakurri: Bilbao Basketek UCAM Murtziaren aurka galduta esan dio agur Europari (67-71), garrantzirik gabeko neurketan
He Surne Bilbao Basket lost Tuesday night before the UCAM Murcia in peephole, 67-71in a game of the FIBA Champions League that it was inconsequential, because the local team no longer had options to continue in the competition and the visitor, on the other hand, faced the match already classified for the quarterfinals.
Bilbao Basket, in this way, had the objective of dismissing the Top16 of the Champions League in the least possible way, but the “men in black” could not add their second victory in this round of 16 phase. In the last quarter, just over five minutes from the end of the match, Bilbao Basket won 57-50, in what was their greatest difference after a match that had been dominated, for the most part, by UCAM Murcia, but the rival of the Bilbao team was more successful in those last minutes.
In the end, Nemanja Radovic (12 points, 11 rebounds, three steals and a PIR of 23), the best player of the match, and David Jelinek (16), who sentenced the match with a three-pointer, were decisive for UCAM Murcia. 21 seconds from the end that put his team four points up (65-69).
At Bilbao Basket, the start of Michale Kyser stood out, who scored 14 points, grabbed six rebounds and had a PIR of 17, and the points of Adam Smith (14) and Georgios Tsalmpouris (11).
Both teams had important absences, such as Ludde Hakanson, due to physical problems, at Bilbao Basket, and Thad McFadden, James Anderson and Sadiel Rojas, at UCAM Murcia.
67 – Surne Bilbao Basket (17+11+17+22): Radicevic (10), Smith (14), Rabaseda, Sulejmanovic (6) and Kyser (14) -starting five-; Ubal (2), Alonso, Reyes (7), Andersson (2), Tsalmpouris (11), Rosa (1) and Barandalla.
71 – UCAM Murcia CB (22+13+12+24): Bellas (4), Klavzar (4), Jelinek (16), Radovic (12) and Pustovyi (3) -starting five-; Trice (10), Andronikashvili (4), Falk, Luther (4), Diop (7) and Sakho (7).
Partial: 17-22, 28-35 (rest); 45-47 and 67-71 (final).
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