Baskonia decimated Murcia by 44 points

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Baskonia made another emphatic statement in the Liga Endesa and destroyed Murcia at home (93-49) to improve their record (4-1).

Ilimane Diop and Vincent Poirier led the Basques in scoring with 18 and 17 points, respectively. Captain Tornike Shengelia contributed 14 points. On the other hand, Askia Booker and Emanuel Cate had 11 points apiece for the visitors.

The hosts were coming off two straight losses in the EuroLeague and wanted to return to the winning track.

As a result, they dominated their opponents from the opening tip and never looked back (32-12). Murcia couldn’t turn things around and suffered their third defeat in four league games (1-3 record).