In another Spanish Clasico, Barcelona stepped up at the Wizink Center and defeated Real Madrid (76-82).
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It was a close game from the opening tip (17-17), yet the Catalans took the lead from the second quarter onwards (40-45) and never looked back.
Despite the “Whites” effort to turn things around, the “Blaugrana” kept things under control and sealed the deal (57-62, 76-82).
Four players scored in double figures for the winners, with Thomas Heurtel leading the way with 15 points. On the other hand, Jaycee Carroll and Sergio Llull were the best players of the winners, with 15 and 13 points, respectively.
Barcelona improved to 20-4, whereas Real Madrid dropped to 18-6. This was the fourth win for the Catalans over the “Whites” this season.
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