Summary of Movistar Estudiantes – Bàsquet Girona (60-66) match of the Final of LEB Oro.

06/19/2022 at 21:45


Marc Gasol’s Bàsquet Girona is already in the Endesa League after beating Movistar Estudiantes 60-66 in the Fontajau pavilion this Sunday in the match for the promotion of the final phase of the LEB Oro

Girona Basketball from Marc Gasol is already in the Endesa League after beating Movistar Estudiantes 60-66 this Sunday at the Fontajau pavilion in the match for promotion to the final phase of the LEB Oro.




Movistar Students (14+16+17+13)

Faggiano (11), Dee (8), Beirán (13), Durisic (4) and Larsen (4) -initial five-; Martín (3), Sola (4), Dos Anjos (7), Urtasun (4) and Arroyo (2).

Girona Basketball (19 + 15 + 24 + 8)

Urtasun (-), Fjellerup (19), Franch (2), Jawara (9) and Gasol (11) -initial five-; Vila (3), Sàbat (9), Vecvagars (13), Stürup (-) and Sorolla (-).


Garcia, Zafra and Lopez. Without eliminated.


Fontajau Pavilion. 5,500 spectators

Girona will once again enjoy the basketball elite 14 years after the disappearance of Akasvayu Gironawhile Estudiantes, who at the beginning of the course were the big favorites for direct promotion by history, by name, by budget and by squad, must play one more year in the silver division.

Fontajau presented a full house. And the first thing he celebrated, before any basket, was the name of Gasol in the starting lineup. He had left injured and limping in the third quarter of the semi-final and his participation in the final seemed difficult, so seeing his ’33’ on the floor was a significant boost for the fans and for the Catalan team.

sweeping start

Girona started the match with ambition and with a three-pointer Josep Franch (0-3). Soon he was placed with five points of rent (2-7), after a basket of Gasol. But Estudiantes woke up and took the lead for the first time with a three-point shot. Lucas Faggiano (12-9), culminating an exciting partial of 10-2.

The advantage for the hosts returned to five points at the end of the first period (14-19), with two consecutive penetrations by Albert Sabbath and a shot of Kaspars Vecvagars. And he grew to eight units at the beginning of the second quarter, with a triple of Eric Vila (14-22). Girona did not relinquish the initiative.

The first act was full of alternatives. Students moved within two points (20-22) after baskets from Alex Urtasun, Adams Sola and Felipe Dos Anjosbut two consecutive triples of Vecvagars they stopped their reaction (20-28). Karamo Jawara took the maximum advantage to double digits (20-30), against a suffering Students who lost six balls before Girona lost the first.

The success in the triples marked the match. Girona converted five of their first nine attempts; the Students, one. The second three-pointer from Madrid was signed by Johnny Dee. And the American point guard himself closed the second quarter with a shot over the buzzer (30-34).

The third period started with two baskets of Gasol y Javier Beiran, the two world champions who stepped on the Fontajau track. Students continued to dominate the rebound (27-16 at the end of the third quarter, 9-1 in attack), but could not find the formula to tame the host’s momentum and to quell the illusion of Máximo Fjellerup (17 points at 30 minutes) and Gasol.

The shooting guard and center raised the maximum lead to 12 points with two 2+1s in a row (37-49) and made Fontajau explode. Y Vecvagars He took it to 13 with his third triple in three attempts (39-52). They were 14 after a triple and a basket of Sabbath (43-57). The mattress grew, relentlessly.

The definitive period began with 47-58 and with a triple of Javier Beiran. Girona did not know how to score in the first three minutes and Nacho Martin resurrected the Madrid options (52-58). A new triple beiranfrom far away, a free kick from Dee and a basket of Faggiano They lowered the difference to two goals (58-60). The partial was 11-2, until Fjellerup (19) y Gasol (11) stopped the bleeding (58-64). Girona recovered his pulse in time to sing a historic triumph.



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