A 36-18 run in the fourth quarter helped Antwerp decimate Fuenlabrada at home to come closer to the playoffs (102-78).
Even though it was a close game for three quarters (28-25, 44-45, 66-60), the hosts were unstoppable in the fourth quarter and outscored their opponents 36-18 to cruise to an easy victory (102-78).
Paris Lee led the winners with 27 points (on 9/13 shooting) and 10 assists, as Victor Sanders and Jae’Sean Tate added 21 (7/9 shooting) and 14 points, respectively.
Marc Garcia had 24 points and Luka Rapnik 20 for the losing squad.
Antwerp (5-4), who hit 15 three-pointers in the game (15/27), are now two wins above Lietkabelis (3-6) and Fuenlabrada (3-6) and own the tiebreakers.
Here are the results of the first day of the ninth round in the Basketball Champions League: