Baskonia's epic qualification for the Playoffs: they will face Real Madrid.

Baskonia delivered an excellent performance against Virtus Bologna, even in the absence of C. Moneke, and secured their spot in the playoffs, where they will face Real Madrid. Although the two teams were tied at halftime, Baskonia elevated their game in the second half, ultimately clinching victory with a final score of 89-77. Once again, the top scorer for the home team was M. Howard with 28 points, while T. Shengelia stood out for the visitors with 16 points.

With this game, the play-in cycle concluded, and the playoffs will commence from next Tuesday, April 23rd.

Boxscore:

Home Team: Baskonia Vitoria Starters: Tadas Sedekerskis – 35:45 Min, 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 0 Stl. Nikos Rogkavopoulos – 21:46 Min, 9 Pts, 7 Reb, 0 Ast, 2 Stl. Codi Miller-McIntyre – 35:20 Min, 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl. Vanja Marinkovic – 23:05 Min, 5 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 0 Stl. Maik Kotsar – 17:26 Min, 4 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl.

Bench: Markus Howard – 24:51 Min, 28 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl. Matt Costello – 23:04 Min, 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl. Sander Raieste – 10:18 Min, 0 Pts, 2 Reb, 0 Ast, 1 Stl. Chris Chiozza – 04:40 Min, 0 Pts, 0 Reb, 1 Ast, 0 Stl. Dani Díez – 03:45 Min, 0 Pts, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 Stl. Jordan Theodore – 00:00 Min, 0 Pts, 0 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 Stl. Joseba Querejeta – 00:00 Min, 0 Pts, 0 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 Stl.

Away Team: Virtus Bologna Starters: Tornike Shengelia – 22:41 Min, 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl. Daniel Hackett – 23:42 Min, 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 0 Ast, 1 Stl. Marco Belinelli – 19:59 Min, 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 0 Ast, 1 Stl. Alessandro Pajola – 17:03 Min, 1 Pt, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 0 Stl. Bryant Dunston – 12:52 Min, 0 Pt, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl.

Bench: Isaia Cordinier – 23:35 Min, 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 0 Stl. Iffe Lundberg – 20:13 Min, 10 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl. Awudu Abass – 21:05 Min, 7 Pts, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 Stl. Ante Zizic – 11:46 Min, 4 Pts, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 Stl. Achile Polonara – 16:04 Min, 3 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 0 Stl. Jordan Mickey – 10:31 Min, 3 Pts, 4 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 Stl. Ognjen Dobric – 00:29 Min, 0 Pt, 0 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 Stl.

Team Stats:

Team Stats: (Baskonia Vitoria – Virtus Bologna)
Field Goals
31/70 (44.3%) – 30/60 (50%)
3 Pointers
16/39 (41%) – 8/26 (30.8%)
Free Throws
11/13 (84.6%) – 9/14 (64.3%)
Assists
22 – 11
Rebounds
34 – 33
Off. Rebounds
14 – 10
Def. Rebounds
20 – 23
Steals
9 – 7
Blocks
2 – 5
Turnovers
0 – 0
Personal Fouls
19 – 20

Scoreboard:

QuartersBaskonia VitoriaBologna
Q12122
Q22019
Q33116
Q41720
Score8977

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