Herbalife Gran Canaria topped Baloncesto Sevilla this last Sunday and maintained the highest spot at Liga Endesa’s table.
Herbalife Gran Canaria had a great first half versus Baloncesto Sevilla. In the first ten minutes, the yellow team had an eleven points lead -19:8 with a key Xavi Rabaseda, who started for Brad Newley who had pain in the right elbow. With Pablo Aguilar and Sasu Salin on the court, the islanders had an 8:0 run to get a nineteen points lead.
In the beginning of the third quarter, the scoreboard was 50:30. But Baloncesto Sevilla made a run with heart. Herbalife Gran Canaria suffered in the paint and got hurt in the rebounds. Ondrej Balvin was really important in the sevillian team and ended up with 10 rebounds. The Czech Center sat out at the last quarter and Uros Slokar scored eight points to cut the lead to just two points. It was a 7:25 run. In the last minutes, Brad Newley and Kyle Kuric rised and gave Herbalife Gran Canaria the win.
After three rounds, Herbalife Gran Canaria is still at the top. It’s the first time in the club history that the team kept a first position for two weeks in a row. Along Herbalife Gran Canaria, FC Barcelona, Valencia Basket and Laboral Kutxa are still undefeated with 3-0 -Laboral Kutxa is going to be the next Liga Endesa rival.