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ENDESA LEAGUE FINAL

One step away from the title! With a stellar Higgins, Barça surpasses Madrid

Published:13/06/2021 - 22:19h

Updated:13/06/2021 - 22:19h

Barça has taken a golden step to get closer to the Endesa League title. The blaugrana offered a recital against Madrid to win the first game of the final

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Madrid dressed of blaugrana this Sunday in the first party of the final of the League Endesa. In the WiZink Center, the FC Barcelona surpassed to the Real Madrid (75-89) to approach to the so longed for title. The ones of Sarunas Jasikevicius offered a recital and went of less to more in front of the ones of Pablo Laso to carry a result of gold, that had like main protagonist to Cory Higgins, stellar way, as always.

To the Barça cost him put in the party and during the first fourth left feelings very negative, remaining nine points underneath. However, to the culés benefited them that andl Madrid was not to tope and was them impossible put earth of by half in the marker when better were playing. In the third fourth changed the history completely and appeared a Higgins, like a hero, to put to his team in the shoulders and sign a 52-64, with twelve points of advantage for the Catalans.

Precisely in this chamber, Higgins signed 14 of his 26 points in the party. From there, there was a turning point that 'launched' to the culés to the triumph in the Spanish capital. The Madrid finished descolocado. A fourth fault of Carlos Alocén finished to sink to the ones of Pablo Laso. Finally, the culés achieved an importantísima victory by 75-85 that directs them to the title.

Cory Higgins was the 'MVP of the game, with 26 points, by in front of Nik Calathes (12), Kyle Kuric (10), Brandon Davies (13) and Nikola Mirotic (9). Pau Gasol, key so that the Barça reached the final of the League Endesa, added eight points in total.

The Barça, near to break the drought

The blaugrana have an opportunity of gold to break his drought in the League Endesa. The group directed by Sarunas Jasikevicius will receive to the Real Madrid this Tuesday in the Palau Blaugrana, from the 22:00 hours (in Spain), with the possibility to seal the title, something that do not achieve from seven years ago, in 2014.

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