Nick Calathes banks in 25 points as Barcelona survives Obradoiro

2020-12-12T22:46:34+00:00 2020-12-13T22:10:52+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

12/Dec/20 22:46

Eurohoops.net

Nick Calathes banked in 25 points including five crucial down the stretch to push Barcelona to a close road win over Obradoiro

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

In a quick turnaround following Thursday’s home loss to Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, TD Systems Baskonia bounced back with the away win, 75-70, over Coosur Real Betis.

Pierria Henry poured a game-high 20 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter of the ACB Regular Season Round 14 contest. He also registered six assists and six rebounds. Alec Peters added 16 points.

Also, Iberostar Tenerife held on to beat Hereda San Pablo Burgos, 84-79, and improve to 12-1. Marcelinho Huertas and Giorgi Shermadini shared a game-high 21 points. For the losing side, Dejan Kravic put up an 18-point, 11-rebound double-double.

Real Madrid stayed at the top of the standings thanks to a perfect 14-0 record after beating Unicaja Malaga, led by Walter Tavares with 18 points and eight rebounds.

Barcelona also stepped on the court Sunday night but they had a much tougher time in the close win over Obradoiro. Nick Calathes led the way with 25 points including five crucial points around the two-minute mark.

ACB results this week:

Wednesday
UCAM Murcia – Delteco GBC 90-73

Friday
MoraBanc Andorra – Casademont Zaragoza 83-98

Saturday
Baxi Manresa – Joventut Badalona 85-80
Coosur Real Betis – TD Systems Baskonia 73-77
Iberostar Tenerife – Hereda San Pablo Burgos 84-79

Sunday

Movistar Estudiantes – Valencia 81-86
Casademont Zaragoza – RETAbet Blbao 105-76
Delteco GBC – MoraBanc Andorra 86-82
Real MadridUnicaja Malagal 91-84
Herbalife Gran Canaria – Urbas Fuenlabrada 87-71
Monbus Obradoiro – Barcelona 75-78