Barça and Baskonia you see the faces in the twelfth day of the Endesa League, in a duel between two of the greats of the competition in the first round of the regular phase. The Barça team arrives with strengthened morale, but with exhaustion, after the great victory achieved in extra time against him Anadolu efes (93-95), before a Baskonia that faces a new stage with the removal of Dusko Ivanovic.
The blaugrana team wants to take victory in the Palau Blaugrana to put pressure on Real Madrid, leader of the competition with a record of 10 wins by a single loss. The team trained by Sarunas Jasikevicius It is the second of the regular season with the same record of 10 wins for 1 lost game.
The Barça faces Baskonia in an exciting duel, where the umpteenth restructuring of the Basque squad has not worked. After 12 defeats in the 19 games played between Liga Endesa (11th place) and Euroleague (16th), the crisis has led to Dusko Ivanovic, the mythical coach of the club. The Montenegrin coach is the most awarded in the history of the Vitoria club, since he has conquered three of the four Leagues and four of the six Baskonista CupsBut he’s been fired and another old acquaintance has arrived in his place.
Croatian Neven Spahija, 59, returns to Buesa Arena 14 years after winning a Super Cup and a League in his brief but fruitful stint at the Baskonista club in the 2007-2008 season, in which his team also played the Final Four and the Copa del Rey final. However, the team could not avoid the bad feelings and lost midweek in the Euroleague against Zalgiris Kaunas (72-68). The Basque team has 4 wins and 9 losses in 13 games played in the highest European competition.
On the last day, the Blaugrana team beat the San Pablo Burgos at home by 69-83, while Baskonia beat Morabanc Andorra by 83-77 in the Buesa Arena. Cory Higgins and Alex Abrines They are two sensitive casualties for the Barça team, but before him Anadolu efes up to four players were superb: Sertaç Sanli with 24 points, Nikola Mirotic with 18, Kyle kuric with 16, Nicolas Laprovittola with 14 and Rokas Jokubaitis in overtime they were decisive (9 points).
When do you play Barça – Baskonia?
The game is played Today, Sunday, December 5, at 6.30 p.m.
Where to see Barça – Baskonia?
The encounter can be seen by Movistar Sports (53), dial Movistar Plus platform. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.