BarcelonaSadiel Rojas is the most uncomfortable player in the Endesa League for the rivals. The pivot winger was sanctioned with a technical when he was celebrating a UCAM Múrcia triple against Barça from the bench and accidentally knocked over one of the referees. “The criteria are difficult to understand. I had never encountered such a situation. It was a key moment and the match has been stopped due to an unusual situation. He was unlucky, it’s surreal”, said Sito Alonso.
Joel Parra dresses up as Dennis Rodman
El Joventut was one step away from victory on the Cazoo Baskonia track. Kyle Guy missed a decisive three-pointer on an afternoon in which Joel Parra grabbed 16 rebounds. Carles Duran kept the 22-year-old winger on the floor for 36:49 minutes. “I hope we can recover from the effort, because we played well,” said the coach of the green-and-black team, which continues to need a pivot winger.
Dani Pérez’s record, no prize
Baxi Manresa continues to improve, but its situation in the classification is getting more complicated. The team from Bagan could not maintain a difference of 12 points on the court of Valencia Basket. Dani Pérez, who distributed 11 assists during the first half, had no reward against an opponent that went from less to more. “We played a very good game, but we lacked things”, analyzed Pedro Martínez.
A permanent guest parent
The performance of Roko Prkacin was key for Basketball Girona to add its sixth victory of the season on Saturday. The 20-year-old added 18 points and 3 rebounds against Surne Bilbao Basket. His father, legendary former player Nikola Prkacin, witnessed the match live. “He has been watching all the training sessions of the week and the game in Fontajau. I told him he can repeat every week”, joked Aíto García Reneses.