EuroLeague: Real Madrid move to playoffs after beating Fenerbahce

Alaturka Spor Haberleri

By Emre Asikci

ISTANBUL (AA) – Spanish basketball club Real Madrid qualified for EuroLeague playoffs after defeating Fenerbahce Beko with a 93-67 score on Thursday.

Playing at Istanbul's Ulker Sports and Event Hall, the winning side's Argentine guard Nico Laprovittola performed double-double with 18 points and 10 assists in the huge victory.

French guard Fabien Causeur was the highest scorer of Real Madrid with 20 points as Argentine forward Gabriel Deck finished with 19 points.

For the Turkish side, Nando de Colo produced 23 points while Lorenzo Brown played with 16 points.

Real Madrid set a new club record for 3-pointers in EuroLeague with 19.

Fenerbahce tasted its 14th defeat and Real Madrid had the 20th win in EuroLeague regular season.

– Thursday results:

CSKA Moscow – LDLC Asvel Villeurbanne : 88-70

Zalgiris Kaunas – Panathinaikos OPAP Athens: 93-78

Alba Berlin – Crvena Zvezda Mts Belgrade : 81-58