The Barça coach, Sarunas Jasikeviciusacknowledged that his team has to “go for more” after achieving “the first objective” on Thursday, qualify for the playoffs for the Euroleague title after winning on the track of the Panathinaikos (74-88).
“Alright. It is obvious that this was our first goalbut we have to go for more”, said the Lithuanian coach after the game at the OAKA Arena of Athens.
Jasikevicius acknowledged that Barça knew how to find the player on a roll: “Tobey gave us a first accolade, and Mirotic had a great third room and close”.
In addition, Nikola Mirotic highlighted the difficulty of the meeting: “It’s a great sensation win a tough game at OAKA. We knew that we would have to fight, as we have done before. Have big goalsbut to be classified with four games to go is great. It’s time to be humble. We’re good, but we have to improve.”
The Spanish-Montenegrin, voted best man of the match after scoring 26 pointstransferred the merit to the team: “It’s all thanks to my teammates who pass the ball and the coaching staff who make plays for me. I try to give my best version”.