Three-pointer Geben contributed to an unexpected victory in Madrid / Naujienas

Three-pointer Geben contributed to an unexpected victory in Madrid / Naujienas
Three-pointer Geben contributed to an unexpected victory in Madrid / Naujienas

An unexpected but very important victory was won by Martin Geben and his Manresa BAXI (16-11) team during Easter in the Spanish Championship. She is away 83:72 (17:15, 24:19, 19:18, 23:20) broke the league leader Real Madrid (23-4).

Showing solid form, BAXI achieved its fourth consecutive victory and climbed to the eighth place in the standings. Vitoria-Gasteiz Baskonia is one win behind. There are 7 rounds left until the end of the regular season.

In 12 minutes, Gebens scored unusual statistics for himself, the Lithuanian made 4 three-pointers and never attacked from the two-point zone. He had 10 points (0/0 doubles, 2/4 triples, 4/4 penalty), 2 rebounds, 1 assist, a foul and a fumble, and 11 assists.

Player of the match



Devin Robinson





Rebound balls


Effective passes


The tall man left the court without a two-pointer for the second time this season, and for the third time he made more three-pointers than two-point shots.

In the middle of the fourth quarter, BAXI’s advantage was minimal (68:67), but the guests closed the last 5 minutes of the match with a 15:5 margin and celebrated the victory.

Real remain at the top of the league despite the defeat. It is true that the advantage of the Unicaja team of Malaga, which is in second place, has shrunk to one victory.

April 11 the royal club will visit Kaunas, where they will meet the local “Žalgiris”, for whom this will potentially be a decisive match in the Euroleague.

Brancou Badio was the most productive among the winners, scoring 20 points in 23 minutes (6/15 doubles, 2/3 triples, 2/2 penalties). He also rebounded the ball, made 2 assists and collected 10 utility points.

For the Madrid team, Vincent Poirier scored 19 points (7/9 doubles, 5/6 penalty), 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 32 utility points in 22 minutes.

Real: Vincent Poirier 19 (7/9 doubles, 5/6 points, 9 rebounds, 4 blocks, 32 assists), Gabriel Deck (5/6 points) and Guerschon Yabusele (7/ 8 penalties, 7 rebounds) for 12, Džananas Musa 8 (2/7 doubles).

BAXI: Brancou Badio 20 (6/15 doubles, 2/3 triples), Devin Robinson 16 (5/7 doubles, 6/6 penalties, 5 rebounds), Martin Geben 10 (2/4 triples .), Juan Vaulet (4/5 doubles, 5 RBIs) and Dani Garcia (2/2 triples, 5 RBIs) 9 each.

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