The first big match of the season in EuroLeague talks “Catalan”.
Sarunas Jasikevicius’ Barcelona defeats CSKA Moscow which played the game without Nikola Milutinov.
76-66 the final score of the game.
Barça dominated the first half where it built a 10-point margin. In the second half CSKA Moscow cut the lead to two points but six points in a row scored by Alex Abrines and two points made by Cory Higgins gave Barcelona another +10.
Barcelona had 18 points from Davies, 13 from Abrines and 17 from Mirotic.
CSKA Moscow was paced by Shengelia’s 15 points, Daniel Hackett had 11 points while Mike James, after a tough first half ended with 13 points.