Real Madrid secured a crucial victory against Valencia Basket, a second triumph in this final phase, to keep their hopes of reaching the semis alive with two rounds of matches to go. The Whites downed the Group B leaders to force a four-way tie at the summit along with tonight’s opponents, San Pablo Burgos and Herbalife Gran Canaria. The Whites lie in second on account of a basket average of +19.
The madridistas responded to their slip-up in their last outing with a display full of pride, determination and that featured an excellent performance from Campazzo, who enjoyed his best game for the Whites, posting a PIR of 42 (29 points and 11 assists). Deck shone at key times in offense and defense (14 points), whilst Thompkins (13) and Carroll (11) completed a quartet of players who achieved double figures in the scoring stakes.