Baskonia survived Barcelona, advanced to the SuperCup Final

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Barcelona came back from a 20-point deficit, but Baskonia stood tall and beat the Catalans (79-76) to qualify to the SuperCup Final.

The “Blaugrana” were down by 20 in the third quarter (60-40), but went on a 36-19 run to cut the deficit to three (79-76).

Chris Singleton blocked Shavon Shields’ lay-up attempt with 10 seconds remaining. Kyle Kuric missed the three-pointer at the buzzer, though, and Baskonia claimed the victory.

Patricio Garino had 16 points (4/5 from beyond the arc) for the winners, with Shields adding 13 and Vincent Poirier 10 and eight rebounds.

On the other hand, Kuric scored a team-high 16 points for the Catalans, with Victor Claver contributing 13. Kevin Pangos had 10 points and eight assists.

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