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Barcelona stood tall against Zalgiris Kaunas and defeated the Lithuanians at home (78-72) to boost their chances to finish fourth in the standings.

The Catalans led by nine in the first half (45-36), yet the visitors came back and took the lead in the third quarter (60-62), behind a 15-26 run.

The hosts, though, regained control and closed the game on a 18-10 run to seal the deal.

Five players scored in double figures for the winners, with Adam Hanga having a team-high 14 points.

Arturas Milaknis (game-high 17 points) and Nate Wolters (15 points) stood out for the losing squad.

Barcelona improved to 13-9, whereas Zalgiris Kaunas dropped to 8-14.