On the nineteenth day in the Euroleague basketball for mannenteams have Valencia and Sam Van Rossom Thursday on the floor of Zalgiris Kaunas in their thirteenth defeat ago. The Spanish champion lost in Lithuania with 86-82 (rest: 47-31).
Valencia was halfway through the party has already had 16 points in the chalk. Thanks to a handsome remonte, the Spaniards came in the fourth quarter are still ahead (70-71), but Kaunas took the lead again and gave the victory no longer out of your hands. In 29 minutes Of Rossom good for 10 assists, 9 points and 2 rebounds. His team-mate Tibor Pleiss (20 points) and Will Thomas (19 pts) were the best shot. The Lithuanians owe the win to a strong team performance. Six players from Kaunas scored more than ten points.
Valencia with 13 defeats in 19 matches, on the fourteenth place in the standings. The eight best teams of the regular season, knocks through to the quarter finals.