Liga Endesa 2015-16 round up (week 27)

The fight for the eighth and last Playoff spot in the Liga Endesa is getting more and more interesting by the week as UCAM Murcia keep their coveted place for another week.

UCAM Murcia were 91-86 winners on the road to Andorra which has been a difficult place to go and get a result.

However, led by four three-pointers and 20 points from Scott Wood, Murcia got the job done.

The other two candidates for eighth, Bilbao and Tenerife both lost their games over the weekend and lost a little bit of ground because it of.

Bilbao were resilient but went down in the end to Real Madrid [102-80], while Tenerife were beaten 86-73 on the road to Manresa.

Joventut Badalona held on to their incredibly slim chances of reaching the post-season after edging relegation-threatened Rio Monbus 74-71.

Goran Suton was the Catalan side’s standout with 25 points as they secured their eleventh win of the season.

Barcelona stay top of the pile in the Liga Endesa but they had to hang on to beat Fuenlabrada 84-82.

Marko Popovic had a chance to win it on the buzzer, but his long three-point attempt hit the backboard, missing the basket itself.

Tomas Satoransky paced Barca with 20 points as they improve to 25-2.

Valencia are still second as they eased past Gran Canaria 84-68 in Las Palmas.

Bojan Dubljevic led the way with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

Around the league, Estudiantes stunned Playoff hopefuls Unicaja Malaga 91-84 in Madrid, Laboral Kutxa stayed in the top four with a convincing 100-71 win over Zaragoza and Sevilla topped Gipuzkoa 86-80.