Credit: LPS via ZUMA Press Wire-Scanpix
Credit LPS via ZUMA Press Wire-Scanpix

Spanish side Valencia Basket (3-2) conquered their third win of the season against French club JL Bourg (1-4).

3-pointers this season

Points made: 7,3
Accuracy: 30,9%
Place in standings: 16
Record max: 11
Record min: 4
Most made 3FGs: Pierre Pelos

After controlling the game in the first half, Valencia suffered to secure the win in the second half, with Bourg fighting back. In the end, coach Penarroya's team won 98-95 (24-17, 26-26, 20-28, 28-24)

In the final seconds, Calvin Harris Jr had the chance to tie the game with a three-pointer, but he missed the shot, and Valencia sealed the win (98-95).

A three-pointer from Lopez-Arostegui gave Valencia an eight-point lead (87-79), but Bourg remained alive, thanks mainly to Sulaimon and Harris Jr. The French club cut Valencia's lead to just two points (96-94) with one minute left on the clock. 

The game remained close in the final quarter, but Valencia was able to open an edge with a 6-0 run that gave the Spanish side a 6-point lead (81-75).

In the third quarter, Calvin Harris Jr and Rasheed Sulaimon led Bourg's comeback. Harris tied the game with a three-pointer (58-58). The two teams kept trading baskets for the rest of the quarter, and the French side entered the fourth quarter with a one-point lead (71-70).

The Spanish side maintained a certain control over the second quarter, behind the performances of Lopez-Arostegui and Jaime Pradilla. They even reached a 12-point lead (43-31), but Bourg bounced back a little in the final part of the quarter and cut the lead to just 7 points (50-43). 

Xabi Lopez-Arostegui was the top scorer for Valencia with 18 points (2/2 2PT, 4/6 3PT, 2/2 FT), 3 REB, 1 AST, 1 STE, 2 TOV, and 17 PIR.

While for JL Bourg, the top scorer was Rasheed Sulaimon with 25 points (7/10 2PT, 3/5 3PT, 2/3 FT), 1 REB, 2 AST, 1 STE, 1 TOV, and 19 PIR.

Valencia: Xabi Lopez-Arostegui 18, Jasiel Rivero 16, Jaime Pradilla 16, Klemen Prepelic 15, Bojan Dubljevic 13 (6 REB)

JL Bourg: Rasheed Sulaimon 25, Calvin Harris Jr 24, JaCorey Williams 16, Julien Axel 14

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Valencia Basket
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Teams leaders

Klemen  Prepelic
15,0 PTS
39% 2P%
37% 3P%
Pierre  Pelos
12,3 PTS
50% 2P%
62% 3P%
Louis  Labeyrie
6,3 REB
5,0 DREB
1,3 OREB
Eric  Mika
5,5 REB
4,0 DREB
1,5 OREB
Nenad  Dimitrijevic
6,0 As
1,5 TO
16 MIN
Axel  Julien
6,3 As
3,0 TO
26 MIN