Liga Endesa 2016-17 round up (week 23)

Tenerife solidified top spot in the Liga Endesa at the expense of Real Madrid, who fell to back-to-back defeats, domestically and a third straight loss in all competitions.

Aaron Doorknekamp dropped 17 points and Tomas Abromaitis added 15 as the league leaders beat Real 75-64 in an epic, top-of-the-table clash.

Tenerife’s win over the reigning champions opened the door for Barcelona who moved level in second with a narrow 73-70 win over struggling UCAM Murcia.

Petteri Koponen held his nerve from the foul line in the final 15 seconds as Facundo Campazzo’s three-point attempt missedits mark as the buzzer sounded.

Two more teams that are level with Barcelona and Real saw Baskonia beat Valencia 71-63 with Rodrigue Beaubois leading the way with 18.

OTHER RESULTS

Andorra (11-10) 85-77 Manresa (3-19)
Bilbao Basket (11-11) 63-74 Unicaja (14-7)
Fuenlabrada (10-12) 93-80 Zaragoza (7-15)
Joventut (7-15) 77-71 Estudiantes (9-13)
Gran Canaria (14-8) 91-57 Rio Monbus (6-16)