Real Madrid has risen to the top of the Spanish Liga Endesa standings after Round 10 of the 2016-17 regular season. The international basketball Titan crushed last-ranked ICL Manresa in front of a home crowd, 96-70. Real Madrid has lost only once so far in the domestic Spanish league and their stacked roster is looking as formidable as ever. Veteran guard Sergio Llull exploded for 24 points and six assists in this game and he torched Manresa from downtown, hitting 4-of-5 shots from deep. Gustavo Ayon meanwhile, cleaned up on the glass with 11 rebounds. The league leaders led from start to finish, fully dominating their guests.
Baskonia vs. Iberostar Tenerife, 72-73
Another exciting game in Round 10 took place between Iberostar Tenerife and Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz. It was a close game that went down the wire, but in the end Iberostar managed to edge out their hosts 72-73. Davin White had a solid, all-around game for Iberostar with 17 points, four triples, and three steals. The win was important for the visiting club as it moved Iberostar into second place in the league standings. Baskonia now sports a 6-4 record and is holding on to eighth place.
Unicaja Malaga vs. FC Barcelona, 95-89
Unicaja Malaga managed to pull off a critical upset in this home game. The win over FC Barcelona Lassa propels them into fifth place in the league standings with their 6-3 record. Barcelona, on the other hand, maintains its foothold on third place with their 7-2 slate. Unicaja took better care of the ball and made full use of their opportunities to put up extra points on the scoreboard via their trips to the free throw line. Unicaja connected on 35-of-41 shots from the stripe, compared to 19-of-26 by Barca. Kyle Fogg had a monster game for Unicaja with 29 points. He accounted for 20 of the 35 made free throws of the team. Petteri Koponen paced Barcelona with 20 points.
Valencia vs. Sevilla, 66-56
With this win, Valencia busts into the league Top 4 (6-3). Sevilla is still struggling this season and they are 10th place with just three wins in nine contests. Rafael Martinez caught fire and knocked down 6-of-9 3-pointers en route to his game-high 23 points. He connected on as many threes as the entire Sevilla club. Valencia also had the better ball-movement game going. They capitalized on open shots, racking up 15 assists compared to nine by Sevilla. Only Vojdan Stojanovski and Nikola Radicevic managed to score in double figures for Sevilla, with 14 and 11 points respectively.
RETAbet Bilbao Basket vs. Joventut, 83-70
UCAM Murcia vs. Obradorio, 74-76
Fuenlabrada vs. Andorra, 85-73
Estudiantes Madrid vs. Gran Canaria, 78-86