Liga Endesa 2016-17 round up (week 25)

Rio Monbus claimed one of European basketball’s biggest upsets as they defeated Real Madrid 90-83 in Santiago.

This is the fourth defeat in the last five games for the defending league champions who are now locked in a three-way tie for third with a 16 – 7 record.

Eimantas Bendzius scored 21 points for the winners.

The other two teams involved in the three-way tie for third are Barcelona and Baskonia.

Barcelona ran out comfortable 76-56 winners in the Catalan Derby against Joventut Badalona with Petteri Koponen and Stratos Perperoglou scoring 19 points each.

Baskonia had a weekend off.

The Liga Endesa’s top two faced off in round 25 with Valencia securing a narrow 65-62 win over league leaders Tenerife.

Bojan Dubjlevic paced the winners with 17 points in a vital victory.

Other Results:

Andorra 100-92 Zaragoza
Bilbao Basket 71-82 UCAM Murcia
Fuenlabrada 67-72 Real Betis
Unicaja 66-78 Estudiantes
Gran Canaria 95-76 Manresa