Nikola Mirotic leads Barcelona to victory in ACB opener

Nikola Mirotic Barcelona
Photo: Barcelona

Nikola Mirotic was unstoppable and helped Barcelona defeat Obradoiro in the opening round of the ACB (86-92).

Mirotic finished the game with 27 points and an index rating of 39, while Cory Higgins and Ante Tomic added 16 and 14 points, respectively, for the winners.

On the other hand, Dejan Kravic had 14 points for the losing squad, with Fletcher Magee posting 14.

Following a balanced first half (18-18, 43-46), Barcelona earned a double-digit lead (45-56), yet Obradoiro came back and tied the game at 71. The Catalans, though, stood tall in the end and secured the first win of the season.