Ismael Bako and ASVEL beat Barcelona in Euroleague Friday night !
The French LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne won Friday night in Spain against Barcelona (69-76) in Euroleague. Pau Gasol did not play.
It’s the 6th win in a row for ASVEL in Euroleague. Thanks to an excellent Norris Cole (21 points and 4 assists), the visitors got off to a better start (15-19) but the Spaniards reacted just before the break, taking advantage of the many losses of ball (17) of the French to return to the front. break (35-34). Back from the locker room, it was William Howard’s turn (13 points and 8 rebounds) to stand out to allow Ismaël Bako’s teammates to stay in touch at the start of the last ten minutes (54-54) . Feeling the feat at hand, the players of TJ Parker did not let go to finally win (69-76) at the end of the suspense.
The pivot of the Belgian Lions Ismaël Bako ends the meeting with 5 points , 3 rebounds and 1 against in 14 minutes. In the standings, the French team remains 12th with a record of 12 wins for 14 defeats.
Next Tuesday, Ismaël Bako’s teammates will travel to Lithuania to face Zalgiris Kaunas for the 27th day in the Euroleague.