In the midst of a difficult start to the week due to the heart attack suffered by his coach Pablo Lasothe real Madrid advanced to the final of the ACB League. The team in which he works gabriel deck defeated Baskonia as a visitor by 85-77 to settle the series 3-0. Tortu rounded off a great game with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists in 32m10s.
Merengue took advantage of eight points at the beginning with triples by Hanga and Caseur (10-18). The locals were not fine in front of the rim (barely 25% efficiency in field goals during the first quarter) and that was taken advantage of by their rival, who finished the first quarter with an advantage of nine (14-25).
Caseur, from Real Madrid, defends possession. (EFE)
In the second chapter, the team from the capital held the advantage for just over half a quarter (23-35), at which time the locals, mainly thanks to the flashes of Baldwin, scorer of the match with 26 points, he scored a partial 13-6 (36-41) to go to rest still in the game.
Although Baldwin once again brought Baskonia within 3-point range (38-41) at the start of the third quarter, Tavares, merengue top scorer with 23 units, was in charge of driving away all the ghosts with eleven points in that chapter, in which Real got a difference of 14 points (48-62). Deck also contributed seven points and between the two they gave him 18 of the 25 that the Madrid team achieved.
Tavares (right), scorer for Real Madrid. (EFE)
With the obligation in tow, the locals came out to press and managed to get into the match after a dunk by Costello and a free kick by Baldwin (64-69) with almost seven minutes to go. However, the team led by Chus Mateo again dominated and found bombs from Deck and Hanga to get a maximum of 15 (66-81) and definitively close the match.
Luca Vildoza, present
One of the witnesses of Real Madrid’s classification to the final was Luca Vildozawho was present at the Fernando Buesa Stadium, where he served with the Baskonia jersey between 2016 and 2021.
The base, who after a failed 2021 preseason in the NBA with New York ended up in Milwaukee last April, explained his current situation in this way: “I want to show the player that I am, then the decision is theirs (for the Bucks).”
Luca Vildoza and a postcard from his NBA debut with the Milwaukee Bucks jersey.
“It seemed like I made the worst decision of my life going to the Knicks because of everything that came after. (NDE: he did not make his official debut in that team due to an injury to his right foot). Today, after all that, I really feel good. Money and fame don’t matter, you play for your glory and to be the best possible player.”added the base of 1.91 meters.
In total, the player from Mar del Plata played 115 games for the Basque team, totaling 2,378 points and won the League in the 2019-2020 seasonedition in which he also won the Finals MVP award.
Vildoza on his way through Baksonia.
Laprovittola’s Barsa and a key duel
For its part, Barcelona Nicholas Laprovittola will play this Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. (DeporTV and Fox Sports) the third duel of the Catalan derby against Joventut and as a visitor. This series of semis goes 1-1.
The series of the Catalan classic goes 1-1.
It will be a key match to reach the final, since the series is the best of five and whoever takes the victory will get match point to be the rival of Real Madrid.
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Deck led Real Madrid to the final