Tornike Shengelia’s Baskonia gained a very important victory in Spain’s Liga ACB. Baskonia beat Real in Madrid.
The game was very dramatic. Real was a favorite and won the first quarter 32:18. However, Baskonia held a fantastic second quarter and won it 21:6. The guests also won the third quarter with 2 points and finally, they won the game 95:94.
It is worth mentioning that Shengelia earned the last four points for Baskonia. These points decided fate of the game.
Shengelia spent 40 minutes on the floor! Since 2014 he became the first basketball player who played 40 minutes in Liga ACB. The Georgian earned 16 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist. Tornike scored 5 from 10 2-point (50%), 3 from 6 free throws (50%) and 1 from 5 3-point (20%). His efficiency rating was 11.
Baskonia has 9 wins and 9 defeats in Liga ACB. On January 26 the team will host MoraBanc Andorra.