“Enisey” on the road outplayed “Nizhny Novgorod” in the match of the regular season of the VTB United League. The foundation for their success was laid by Krasnoyarsk people in the first quarter, having won it with a difference of 13 points. By the big break the advantage of Krasnoyarsk team was less – “+6”, however the second half of the quarter was in absolutely equal fight and the game ended with the advantage of “Enisey” in six points. The final score of the match is 85:79.
The most effective player of the match in the winner team was Zabian Dowdell, who scored 23 points.
“Zenit” on the home court beat Tallinn “Kalev”. Decisive in the match was the final quarter – after three game segments “Kalev” was leading with a margin of 7 points, but in the fourth game segment “Zenit” was able to make a decisive breakthrough and neutralize the gap, and then break out ahead. The final score of the game is 85:80.
The most productive player of the game in “Zenit” was Sergei Karasev, who made a double-double from 22 points and 11 rebounds.
“Lokomotiv-Kuban” on its court beat “Parma”. The owners of the parquet did not lose in any of the four game segments, making a major victory in the end. The final score of the game is 94:64.
The most effective player of the match in the winner team was Joe Ragland, who scored 16 points. Frank Elegar scored 13 points.
“Astana” won over “Kalev”. The team from Kazakhstan controlled the course of the match almost all the time and won three quarters in a row. Before the final quater the advantage of the hosts was 18 points – 78:60. Only in the last 10 minutes of the match the team from Estonia managed to slightly reduce the backlog in the score, which incidentally did not affect the outcome of the match, the victory of “Astana” – 102:92.
The most effective in the team of the winners was Malcolm Grant, who scored 32 points.
In Krasnoyarsk UNICS beat “Enisey”. The first half of the game was won by Kazan, which was reflected in the numbers on the scoreboard – 52:42. After a long break, the Krasnoyarsk team managed to regain the intrigue of the match and narrowed the gap, but still UNICS managed to keep the victory – 93:89.
The most effective in the winner team was Jamar Smith, who scored 16 points. 14 points were scored by Evgeniy Kolesnikov. Zabian Dowdell from “Enisey” scored 27 points and made 7 assists.
“Nizhny Novgorod” on the home site outplayed St. Petersburg “Zenit”. The first half of the meeting was the key for the victory of Nizhny Novgorod team – the hosts led to a big break with an advantage of 18 points. During the second half of the game “Zenit” was able to partially play a lag, but never managed to get close to “Nizhny Novgorod”, who scored 100 points. The final score of the game is 100:90.
In the team of the guests 23 points were scored by Kyle Kuric.