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Baskonia was four minutes away from an impressive win in Buesa Arena, after Tonye Jekiri put them ahead by 10 (71-61). However, Barcelona made an incredible run in the last three minutes of the regulation to claim an important 71-72 win over their ACB rivals.

Kyle Kuric made two big threes during Barcelona’s 10-0 run in the last three minutes of the game with Alex Abrines pushing his team to the win with a two-pointer 52 second before the end of the regulation.

However, the hero of the moment was Nikola Mirotic, who made the winning block on Alec Peters at the end of the game, while he had a game-high 18 points.

For Jasikevicius’ team, Brandon Davies and Alex Abrines was also in double-digits with 12 and 10 points, respectively. On the other hand, the Basques missed a huge chance to win, after their going cold in the 3:30 of the game.

For the visitors, Zoran Dragic scored a team-high 15 points, while Achille Polonara added 14 along with six rebounds. Barcelona improved to 5-1, while Baskonia suffered the second defeat in the competition dropping to 2-2 record.