Credit: Zuma Press – Scanpix
Credit Zuma Press – Scanpix

FC Barcelona (7-0) visited Unicaja Malaga (3-4) in the Spanish Liga ACB, coming away with a 75-73 (23-11, 12-12, 23-26, 17-24) victory.

Barcelona started proving their edge right from the start. They held Unicaja to 11 points in the first quarter and 23 at halftime (35-23).

Jasikevicius' squad continued to dominate in the second half and had a 12-point lead with 4:02 remaining. But Unicaja went on an impressive 10-0 run to get back in the game with a minute remaining (70-72). However, Barcelona held on, winning by two.

Kyle Kuric led Barcelona with 18 points (4/5 2PT, 3/6 3PT, 1/2 FT), 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and 21 PIR.

Barcelona: Kyle Kuric 21, Brandon Davies 12, Cory Higgins 11, Nigel Hayes 9, Nikola Mirotic 7.

Unicaja: Michael Eric 15, Axel Bouteille 13, Norris Cole 11, Tim Abromaitis 8.

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