FC Barcelona outscored FC Bayern Munich 29-15 in the third quarter to overturn a 6-point halftime deficit and take control of the game.
Telling numbers: The third quarter made the difference
Barcelona trailed 31-37 at the break and was not shooting well. Even if its first-half defense was up to par, the home team made 8 of 21 two-pointers (38.1%) and 5 of 13 threes (38.5%) in the first half. And then it made 4 of 6 twos, 4 of 6 threes and, after not shooting a single free throw in the first half knocked down 9 without a miss in the third quarter. Barcelona did not commit any turnovers in the third, either.
On defense, Barcelona forced 3 third-quarter turnovers, limited Bayern to 2-for-6 shooting on two-pointers and 3-of-8 on threes. The home team also controlled the boards 8-4.
FC Barcelona vs Olympiacos Piraeus | Third Place Game | Highlights
Magic Moment: Calathes sets Final Four assists record!
Magic Moment: McKissic throws it down!
Magic Moment: Mirotic to Calathes
Magic Moment: Abrines dunks off a steal!
Magic Moment: Olympiacos's team effort!
Magic Moment: Vezenkov beats the buzzer!
Magic Moment: Calathes behind the back!
Nikola Mirotic describes that Season MVP feeling
Top 5 Plays | Semifinals| Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
Spalding Dunk of the Night: Davies dunks in traffic!
FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid | Semifinal | Highlights
Post-game quotes: Alex Abrines, FC Barcelona
Post-game quotes: Brandon Davies, FC Barcelona
Magic Moment: Poirier's block off the glass!
Magic Moment: Mirotic finds Davies!
Magic Moment: Poirier dunks again!
Magic Moment: Causeur to Poirier for two-handed slam
Magic Moment: Llull puts Real ahead!
Magic Moment: Davies dunks in traffic!,
Magic Moment: Llull to Tavares for alley-oop slam
Magic Moment: Yabusele throws it down
Semifinal vibes: Barcelona vs. Real
Inside the semis with Kyle Kuric, FC Barcelona
Dream Team: Brandon Davies
2021-22 MVP of the Season: Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona
Final Four arrivals: Barca touches base in Belgrade
Our Season: FC Barcelona
EuroLeague title memories: FC Barcelona
Ask me Anything: Dante Exum, FC Barcelona
2021-22 All-EuroLeague First Team: Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona
2021-22 All-EuroLeague Second Team: Vladimir Lucid, FC Bayern Munich
Top 10 Plays | FC Barcelona | Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
7DAYS Magic Moment of the Night: Mirotic goes coast to coast!
Spalding Dunk of the Night: Hunter takes flight!
FC Barcelona sv FC Bayern Munich | Playoffs Game 5 | Highlights
Magic Moment: Laprovittola from deep
Magic Moment: Jaramaz makes a wild three
Magic Moment: Mirotic goes coast to coast
Magic Moment: Hunter takes flight
Magic Moment: Jaramaz beats the buzzer
Nikola Mirotic, Barcelona: 'I am feeling very confident'
Spalding Dunk of the Night: Sisko to Lucic alley-oop!
FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona | Playoffs Game 4 | Highlights
Magic Moment: Laprovittola to Davies on the third-quarter buzzer!
Magic Moment: Thomas feeds Hunter
Magic Moment: Sisko hits Lucic for the alley-oop!
Magic Moment: Davies blocks with force
Magic Moment: Hunter’s big block
FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona | Playoffs Game 3 | Highlights
Leading the way was Nicolas Laprovittola, who didn’t miss in the quarter. He sank 2 triples and 7 free throws in the quarter. Nikola Mirotic added 6 points, Nick Calathes 5, Alex Abrines 3 and Brandon Davies 2.
Calathes, who finished the game with 5 assists, climbed into third place in EuroLeague Playoffs history in that category with 151. He leapfrogged Dimitris Diamantidis and Theo Papaloukas, who are now tied for fourth with 147. Calathes will have to wait till next season to make a run at second place, which is occupied by Real Madrid’s Sergio Llull with 160.