Regal Barca is the new ACB champion! They outplayed Bilbao tonight on the road 55-64 winning the Finals with perfect 3-0. Last time Barca was the champion two years ago (2008/09). This is not the first trophy for Barca this season as they already celebrated in 'Copa del Rey' and Spanish SuperCup.
The guests trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime. Third quarter ended with 18-18, after what Barca exploded in the last ten minutes (8-16) for the final 55-64 victory. The best player for the winners was international guard Juan Carlos Navarro (192-80) who scored 16 points and 4 assists. He was named MVP of the Finals. Guard Victor Sada, client of You First Sports (192-84) chipped in 6 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international forward Alex Mumbru (202-79) who recorded 14 points and 6 rebounds and Belgian forward Axel Hervelle (205-83) added 8 points and 7 rebounds respectively.
Regal Barca was the regular season champion in ACB with 27-7 record. They eliminated Unicaja in the Quarterfinals (2-0) and defending champion Caja Laboral in the Semis (3-0).