There was no rounder way for Real Madrid to seal their defeat against Khimki than with a turnover, number 23, in the last attack of the match (78-77).
It says everything about the image that the whites gave, perhaps the moment they are going through, that they suffered such a hemorrhage against the worst defense (by far) in the Euroleague.
A team that has only won 3 matches out of 26, and that for three and a half months only collected defeats (16 in a row) and serious financial problems.
And almost more than this setback, the calendar that looms should worry: Zenit, Barça and CSKA.
It would have been extremely difficult to explain a Real Madrid victory after an afternoon collecting merits to fall.
Starting with those
(and the endless number of easy baskets they caused);
following the difficulty to stop
(44 points, 15 assists between them);
and ending with the damage of an old acquaintance,
The American, back in Moscow after a year in white, cocked the white ring from middle distance, away from the influence of
, and finished as MVP of the match.
19 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals.
According to the criteria of The Trust Project
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Copa del Rey de BaloncestoA powerful Barça reconquers the Cup against the impotence of Real Madrid
See links of interest
2021 business calendar
Real Madrid - Real Sociedad, live
Everton - Southampton
Khimki Moscow - Real Madrid
Anadolu Efes Istanbul - Valencia Basket
Panathinaikos - Barça