Armani Milano ends Barcelona’s perfect record

Vladimir Micov Armani Milano
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

Armani Milano exploded in the fourth quarter and rallied past Barcelona at home (83-70), ending the Catalans’ perfect record.

The “Blaugrana” were in control and led for three quarters (15-20, 30-37, 52-58), however the Italians took over after that.

Outscoring their opponents 31-12 in the final 10 minutes, the hosts earned a double-digit lead and cruised to the victory.

Sergio Rodriguez led the winners with 17 points, with Vladimir Micov and Luis Scola adding 16 and 14 points, respectively.

On the other hand, Brandon Davies and Nikola Mirotic had 15 and 13 points, respectively, for the losing squad.

Armani Milano claimed its fifth straight victory. Both teams now have identical records (5-1).