Valencia wins at Palau Blaugrana, Real Madrid beats Caja Laboral - May 27, 2012
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Second games of Liga Endesa Semifinals are completed. Valencia did a great job today celebrating 76-81 road victory against Regal Barca. The defending champ was better in the first meeting and the series is tied at 1-1 now. In the other Semis, Real Madrid handed 73-64 loss to Caja Laboral tying the score to 1-1. Third games are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Caja Laboral and Valencia will be the hosts. They will host also Game Four on May 31/June 1. The Semifinals format is best-of-five.
FCB Regal - Valencia 76-81 (1-1) Regal FC Barcelona was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. International guard Rafael Martinez (191-82) scored 18 points and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and French guard Nando De Colo (202-87) chipped in 16 points and 5 assists during the contest. Four Valencia Basket players scored in double figures. Brazilian-Italian point guard Marcelinho Huertas (191-83, agency: Edge Sports) responded with 17 points and 8 assists and Senegalese center Boniface Ndong (213-77) scored 11 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Top scorers: Valencia: R.Martinez 18+1reb+4ast, N.De Colo 16+5ast, V.Faverani 15+3reb+1ast, A.James Ogilvy 13+4reb, N.Caner-Medley 7+9reb, R.San Miguel 5+5reb+3ast FCB Regal: M.Huertas 17+3reb+8ast, P.Mickeal 12+4reb+1ast, B.Ndong 11+7reb+2ast, E.Lorbek 9+3reb, J.Wallace 7+2reb, J.Carlos Navarro 6+1reb+3ast
Real Madrid - Caja Laboral 73-64 (1-1) Caja Laboral was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Caja Laboral was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. International point guard Sergio Llull (190-87) notched 16 points and 4 assists to lead the effort and Serbian forward Novica Velickovic (205-86) supported him with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Real Madrid's coach Pablo Laso allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 16 points and 7 rebounds by Serbian power forward Nemanja Bjelica (209-88, agency: Interperformances) did not help to save the game for Caja Laboral. Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic (206-85, agency: Beo Basket) added 16 points for the guests. Four Caja Laboral players scored in double figures. Top scorers: Real Madrid: S.Llull 16+4reb+4ast, N.Velickovic 16+5reb+1ast, C.Suarez 10+5reb+2ast, J.Carroll 9+2reb, K.Singler 7+3reb, A.Tomic 6+6reb+1ast Caja Laboral: N.Bjelica 16+7reb+1ast, M.Teletovic 16+1reb+1ast, B.Oleson 14, F.San Emeterio 10+2reb+1ast, P.Ribas 4+1reb, M.Lampe 3+7reb+1ast
Agricola Villarrobledo CBV (EBA) signed 22-year old guard Diego Mallou (180-94) from ULE ALN Fundacion CB Leon. In 22 EBA games he had 11.2ppg, 3.1rpg, 2.5apg and 1.5spg last season. Mallou has played previously for two other teams: Ourense and Ourense. Agricola Villarrobledo CBV roster for 2016-2017: Guards: Diego Mallou Jorge Anover Anthony McDonald Forwards: Reco McCarter Junior Fortunat Mario Melero Erikas Kalinicenko Center: Artur Alaminos Coach: Manuel Jimenez By Eurobasket D... [read more]
Ourense Termal (LEB Gold) added to their roster 32-year old naturalized Russian power forward Dmitriy Flis (204-100kg-84). He played last season at ICL Manresa (Liga Endesa). In 30 games he recorded 5.3ppg and 2.1rpg. LEB Gold will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. The previous (14-15) season Flis played at Ural Ekaterinburg (Superleague) in Russia where in 32 games he averaged 8.8ppg and 5.0rpg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. The list of the pas... [read more]
Ourense Termal (LEB Gold) added to their roster 32-year old naturalized Russian power forward Dmitriy Flis (204-100kg-84). He played last season at ICL Manresa (Liga Endesa). In 30 games he recorded 5.3ppg and 2.1rpg. LEB Gold will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. The previous (14-15) season Flis played at Ural Ekaterinburg (Superleague) in Russia where in 32 games he averaged 8.8ppg and 5.0rpg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Flis' team was regular season runner-up in Russian Superleague in 2014. He was also voted Eurobasket.com Spanish LEB Gold All-Domestic Players Team back in 2013. Flis has played previously for four other Spain teams: Joventut, Andorra, Blusens Monbus and Lleida Basquet.
Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias (Liga Endesa) confirmed in their roster 50-year old coach Jesus Vidorreta (agency: BeoBasket). The previous (14-15) season Vidorreta coached at Movil Estudiantes. His team made it to the Eurocup Semifinals in 2009. Vidorreta has coached previously two other teams: Cornella and La Palma. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Spain [read more]
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