Barcelona, Nikola Mirotic make a late comeback to prevail against Bayern

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Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

Barcelona secured its 9th consecutive victory after a late thriller against Bayern Munich (83-80).

Nikola Mirotic scored 28 points to help the Spanish club improve to 22-6. On the other hand, Bayern suffered their sixth loss in the last seven games to drop to 8-20.

In Belgrade, Crvena Zvezda was victorious against Maccabi Tel Aviv, as Dragan Sakota’s squad cruised past the Israeli club (92-76).

The “Reds” remained alive in the playoff race, improving their record to 11-17, while Maccabi dropped to fifth place in the EuroLeague standings (19-9).

Baskonia came-back from an 17-point deficit in the last 11 minutes of regulation to secure the win against ALBA Berlin (73-72).

Matt Janning hit what turned out to be a game-winning three-pointer with 3.2 seconds left, leading the Spanish club (12-16) to an important victory as long as the playoff race is concerned.

On the other hand, ALBA remained on the bottom of the standings, dropping to 9-19.