KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz
"It was a close game if you don't take into account the first five minutes of the game, in which Unicaja was playing very strong, with a lot of energy and good offensive rebounding. After that we came back, especially with Jayson [Granger], who led us back in this game. I am satisfied with how we played in the second half. We passed the ball really well and got open three-pointers. You can see we had good shooting percentages - 68% in two-pointers and 50% in three-pointers. We didn't make many turnovers; we had a few, but I think we played well. It is complicated to play defense against Unicaja because they have a lot of players who can score, but I believe we played correct defense. Against Unicaja and its coach, he gets the rebounds and not his players because anywhere he goes, his team is also the best offensive rebounder. I don't know what he tells them or how he does it, but it is always a big problem. It was a drama at the beginning of the game, but after that, rebounds were more balanced and this is why we have the feeling we rebounded more, but in the opening minutes, they missed shots, rebounded and scored. We stopped it after that and this is why we won. It is a long competition and we have to be patient and persevere. We come off a tough week in terms of results and we have to continue. I hope we reach Round 28 with our playoffs chances alive. I would sign for that right now. I hope it happens, but it will be difficult for everyone."