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Olympiacos Piraeus and FC Barcelona played a thrilling game in Round 2 of the 2023-24 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, with the Spanish side eventually coming out on top 85-83.

The game was close throughout, with neither team able to open up a significant lead. Olympiacos were led by Sasha Vezenkov, who finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Barcelona were led by Nikola Mirotic, who finished with 22 points and 8 rebounds.

In the end, it was Barcelona who made the key plays down the stretch to secure the victory. With just over a minute to play, Mirotic hit a clutch three-pointer to put Barcelona up by two. Olympiacos had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds, but Kostas Sloukas' three-pointer hit the rim and bounced out.

The win was Barcelona's second in two games, while Olympiacos fell to 0-2.

Highlights

Sasha Vezenkov scores 25 points and grabs 10 rebounds for Olympiacos.
Nikola Mirotic scores 22 points and grabs 8 rebounds for Barcelona.
Mirotic hits a clutch three-pointer with just over a minute to play to give Barcelona a two-point lead.
Olympiacos has a chance to tie the game in the final seconds, but Kostas Sloukas' three-pointer hits the rim and bounces out.

Analysis

This was a close and competitive game between two of the best teams in Europe. Olympiacos played a good game, but Barcelona was able to make the key plays down the stretch to secure the victory.

Conclusion

FC Barcelona defeated Olympiacos Piraeus 85-83 in Round 2 of the 2023-24 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.