Lenovo Tenerife 70 Actual Madrid 72
The whites, led by Causeur, Heurtel and Yabusele, return to Lenovo and play the ultimate of the Tremendous Cup in opposition to Bara. Rudy Fernandez’s worrying damage
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Actual Madrid survived. Within the warmth of Santiago Martin, at his personal preseason rhythm, within the dominance of Tenerife and even his mistake. Additionally to the knee damage of Rudy fernandez, fesima ready to know the scope, in that very same fateful level by which Llull broke it 4 summers in the past. I survived and went again to this new Madrid with a French accent and this Sunday (6.30pm, #Vamos) they’ll see them, the same old closing, in opposition to Barcelona for the Endesa Tremendous Cup. [70-72: Narracin y estadsticas]
If a yr in the past it was Campazzo The hero of the third consecutive Tremendous Cup, yeah Doncic, Deck, Garuba, so many marched to the NBA, now the venture 11.0 of Pablo Laso with new and vital wickers. And everybody, from day one, appears keen to undertake that warrior DNA that has marked your entire stage of Vitoria. In a tricky battle in opposition to Lenovo, with the wind in opposition to the missed triples and a threatening rating (52-42 on the finish of the third quarter), the whites, on the shoulders of their new heroes, got here again in agony.
Of the brand new and of Fabien Causeur, the Gaul of all the time, decisive in La Laguna. It was Hanga the one who broke the gaffe with the primary triple white of the evening -clav one other key from the nook on the end-, Williams Goss the one who will take the reins in the mean time of the overturn (10 factors in a row) and Heurtel and above all, Yabusele (15 factors, eight rebounds), those that gave a victory like a start to Madrid, looking for their fourth Tremendous Cup on Sunday, the title that alleviates their drought.
Tenerife dominated the primary half, with extra fang in protection, extra oiled mechanisms of a bunch that’s identified by coronary heart, to which the histrinic Txus Vidorreta It has injected a dreaded competitiveness. Primarily based on the pillars that suppose the pair of bases (Fitipaldo and the infinite Huertas) and the enormous Shermadini. And all the things that flows round. He dominated the rebound and the sensations and left a too inexperienced Madrid dry from the perimeter (0/15 within the first half).
Every basket value whites a go to to the dentist. With such a blackout from the perimeter, the choices are lowered, much more so in a staff nonetheless underneath building, with a Tavares exhausted and considerably confused after his latest participation within the Afrobasket. It was two of the brand new ones, Heurtel and Yabusele, who threw the group on their backs and Hanga, already within the twenty fifth minute, who hit the primary triple after 18 makes an attempt. It coincided with the absence of Sulejmanovic, one of many ones that was doing him essentially the most harm, by a minimize on his eyebrow.
However when it appeared that Madrid had been hooked, the script turned like in a thriller. Huertas’s temperance appeared, Rudy slipped and twisted his left knee badly and Tavares dedicated the fourth (extra technical to the white bench). A lap begin though one thing had modified. Amid protests, polemics, and fervour, the occasion now not had an proprietor.
With its two towersTavares and Poirier) eradicated, with Rudy out resulting from damage, with Santiago Martin urgent, Causeur and Hanga had been like daggers in that second of fact. Tenerife, once more on the shore in opposition to the whites, 13 consecutive defeats.