Juan Carlos Navarro and Chuck Eidson were out, but Pete Mickeal was all in. His 20 points and seven rebounds were both season highs, and Barcelona snuck past Maccabi 70-67.
With Barcelona and Maccabi already assured the number one and two seeds in Group H, respectively, the game had zero playoff implications. But by watching the fourth quarter, you definitely couldn’t tell.
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