Latvian basketball player Rolands Šmits scored six points in the 11th round of the ULEB Euroleague match on Friday, without saving tournament leader “Barcelona” from the loss.
“Barcelona” guests with a result of 68:80 (19:25, 17:20, 17:20, 15:15) made way for Wilbrain’s USEL, which launched Rihards Lomaža to the qualifiers of the European Championship.
Schmidt was on the field for 17 minutes and eight seconds on Friday and played three of the four two-point shots in the basket. He also won six rebounds, made one error, broke the rules once, provoked one note, and scored ten efficiency points divided by the team’s second-best score.
In the Barcelona team, Nikola Mirotich scored 14 points and nine rebounds, but 12 points were in Nick Kalates’ account.
David Laitijs scored 17 points for the field owners, Noriss Kouls scored 14 points and Olerik Frimen had 12 points.
“Barcelona” with eight wins in ten games takes first place in the tournament table, while ASVEL is the penultimate of 18 teams with two successes in eight battles.
In another match at the Panathinaikos Opap in Athens, Bayern Munich won 83:76 (18:13, 26:22, 16:19, 23:22).
In the Athens team, Nemanja Nedovič was the most successful with 17 points, but Howard Santros was 14 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four intercepted balls. The guests had 20 points on Vladimir Lucich’s bill.
On Friday, Valencia won the Fenerbahce Beko from Istanbul with 90:86 (16:17, 17:26, 26:21, 31:22).
The winners were 20 points from Sam van Rosom and 13 points from Clement Prepelich and Derik Williams. Dishon Pierre scored an average of 18 points.
It has already been reported that Jānis Timma scored six points on Thursday, Dairis Bertāns added three points while admitting to the Alba team in Berlin with the 80: 100 guests from Moscow’s Khimki district.
Meanwhile, Artūrs Kurucs’ TD Systems Baskonia beat Piraeus Olympiakos 90:76. Kurucs was in the application but did not leave the field.
In another match, Moscow’s CSKA, who still played without Jānis Strēlnieks, defeated Madrid at home 74:73. Elsewhere, Kaunas “Žalgiris” recognized by 75:83 the superiority of St. Petersburg’s “Zenit”.
The most valuable player of the round was Alba team striker Lūks Sikma, who scored 32 efficiency coefficients.
Also this season, ten countries with 18 teams are represented in the Euroleague, which is the same as in the previous season. The teams play a two-round tournament, with the best eight participating in the play-offs. The Euroleague champion is determined in Cologne, where the last four tournaments take place.
Last season, the champion was not determined, with the tournament ending six rounds before the end of the regular championship.