Real Madrid survived Gran Canaria

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Real Madrid came back from a double-digit deficit and prevailed over Gran Canaria on the road (67-75) to remain close to the top.

The hosts claimed a 10-point lead early in the second half (38-28), but the visitors improved their performance and cut the deficit to four, after 30 minutes in the game (56-52).

In the fourth quarter, the “Whites” were unstoppable and outscored their opponents 11-23 to earn a tough win on the road (67-75).

Sergio Llull had a game-high 16 points for the winners, as three more players scored in double figures.

Albert Oliver and Eulis Baez posted 12 points apiece for the losing squad, with Oriol Pauli adding 11 (on 5/6 shooting).

Real Madrid improved to 14-3, whereas Gran Canaria dropped to 6-11.

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