In the third place match of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four 2022, Barcelona and Greek representative Olympiacos faced each other. National basketball player Sertaç Şanlı scored 16 points in the match, and Barcelona defeated Anadolu Efes and defeated Olympiacos, who lost their right to qualify for the final, with a score of 84-74 and finished in 3rd place in the EuroLeague.
National basketball player Sertaç Şanlı, who plays for Barcelona, stayed on the park for 26 minutes and scored 16 points and 2 rebounds.
Moments from the match
Starting the game for the third place with the impressive performance of Nikola Mirotic and our national player Sertaç Şanlı, Barcelona got the 10-2 advantage with a basket by Nick Calathes with 6:26 left. Olympiacos managed to bring the score to 10-7 with Thomas Walkup with 5:14 remaining, but with Sertaç Şanlı’s three pointer with 4:58 remaining, Barcelona won 13-7. Effective with Tyler Dorsey and Sasha Vezenkov, Olympiacos made the score 15-13 with 2:12 remaining. Preventing the gap to widen, Olympiacos finished the first quarter 20-18 with Hassan Martin’s basket.
First quarter result | Barcelona 20-18 Olympiacos
Starting the second quarter with Brandon Davies and Rokas Jokubaitis’s baskets, Barcelona made the score 26-20 with 7:56 left. Responding to their opponents with baskets by Shaquielle McKissic and Giannoulis Larentzakis from the sidelines, Olympiacos equalized the score with 28-28 with 5:52 remaining. Afterwards, Olympiacos made good use of a basket foul with Kostas Sloukas, and managed to take the lead 30-31 with 4:43 remaining. With Brandon Davies and Alex Abrines’ points, Barcelona regained the lead with 35-31 with 3:16 remaining, but Olympiacos, which continued its effectiveness with Shaquielle McKissic and Giannoulis Larentzakis, was leading 35-36 with 2:28 remaining. In the last part of the first half, Barcelona scored consecutive outside shots with Sertaç Şanlı and Alex Abrines, and finished the first half ahead 45-38 against Olympiacos.
Halftime result | Barcelona 45-38 Olympiacos
Sertaç is the top scorer of the first half!
While Barcelona finished the first half ahead 45-38 against Olympiacos, our national player Sertaç Şanlı became the top scorer of the first half with 10 points. Sasha Vezenkov also scored 7 points for Olympiacos.
Barcelona, who did not allow the gap to close in the third quarter, entered the last quarter with a 62-56 lead.
Third quarter result | Barcelona 62-56 Olympiacos
In the last quarter, which was the scene of great excitement and mutual numbers were scored, Even though Olympiacos reduced the gap to 3, Barcelona increased its influence again in the attack and played the match. He managed to win with a score of 84-74.
Match result | barcelona 84-74 Olympiacos
REFEREES: Ilija Belosevic, Olegs Latisevs, Damir Javor
BARCELONA: Davies 10, Exum 3, Sertaç Şanlı 16, Hayes, Laprovittola 4, Abrines 8, Higgins 11, Jokubaitis 4, Mirotic 19, Calathes 9
OLYMPICS: Walkup 8, Dorsey 10, Lountzis, Larentzakis 5, Fall 2, Sloukas 14, Martin 2, Vezenkov 20, Printezis, Papanikolaou, Jean-Charles 2, McKissic 11
1st PERIOD: 20-18
FIRST HALF: 45-38
3rd PERIOD: 62-56
Barcelona finished the season in the lead
Barcelona managed to finish the regular season as the leader in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. The Spanish team, which beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in the Play-Off series, faced its arch-rival Real Madrid in the semi-finals in the Final Four. Unable to respond to the effective performance of Real Madrid in the second half, Barcelona lost their chance to the final by losing 86-83 and remained in the third place match.
Completing the regular season in the second place in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Olympiacos beat the French team Monaco 3-2 in the Play-Off round. The Greek team, rivaling our representative Anadolu Efes in the Final Four, missed the final chance by losing 77-74 to our representative with Vasilije Micic’s three-pointer in the last second.