72-75 | Spain also wins after extra time
16/07/2023 – 7:51
Spain continues to pull professionalism in the European Championship in Greece and achieves its fifth victory, this time against a Slovenia that also came as a medal candidate. It had to be in extra time and with Owen Aquino and Pablo Tamba as the best players.
19-14 | 12-13 | 17-22 | 15-14| Overtime 1:9-12 | Extra time 2: -See the complete statistics Quarters SLOVENIA 72 75 SPAIN Result Urban Klavzar 18 17 Pablo Tamba Máx. Scorers Sasa Ciani 14 5 Owen Aquino Max. Rebounders Memories always go to the crossing of the round of 16, and even more seeing how Israel is already in the European final. A ‘cheating’ cross against a very competitive team and on a bad shooting day condemned Spain to fight for ninth place.
And they are doing it very professionally. Against Slovenia, they found themselves with a difficult game and a highly motivated ‘known’ Urban Klavzar, who put his team 11 points up (25-14) at the beginning of the second quarter. But Spain was gradually cutting the advantage until equalizing the game in the third quarter (43-43).
There began a match with minimal differences and decided by details. At the end of the fourth quarter, a spectacular basket by Juan Nuñez made it 63-63 and Klavzar missed the winning shot. And in overtime, a basket by Pablo Tamba and two free throws by Rubén Domínguez sealed the victory. 17 points for Tamba, 13 for Caicedo, 11 for Owen Aquino and 10 for Juan Nuñez, the Spanish players who finished in double figures.
Owen Aquino 22 Val.
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