“Zenit” won at home over “Lokomotive-Kuban” in the match of the regular season of the VTB United League. The fight was a dense battle, and leadership during the game went from one team to another several times.
Before the final quater, Krasnodar was leading with a score of 66:59. But the breakthrough made by the team from from St. Petersburg in the last ten minutes of the game allowed it to snatch victory – 79:78.
The most effective in the team of the winners was Sergey Karasev, who scored 17 points. Artem Vikhrov scored 12 points. In “Loko” 15 points in the asset of Joe Ragland, 11 points – Frank Elegar.
“Enisey” interrupted a series of defeats, having won at home over “Astana”. Krasnoyarsk seized the initiative from the first minutes of the match and over three quarters increased the advantage.
Before the final quarter “Enisey” was leading with a score of 74:57. In the final ten minutes of the game there was an equal fight on the court, which could not affect the outcome, the victory of “Enisey” – 90:76.
The most effective in the team of the winners was Suleiman Braimoh, who scored 18 points. 15 points were scored by Denis Zakharov, 13 – Gleb Goldyrev.
Kazan UNICS defeated the Latvian club VEF. The game, which took place in the arena “Basket Hall” in Kazan, ended with a victory of the hosts with a score of 89:81.
Jamar Smith from UNICS scored 16 points.