In Nursultan ended the match of the regular championship of VTB United League, in which the local “Astana” hosted “Enisey”. The hosts started the match unsuccessfully and after the first quarter lost to the Krasnoyarsk team with a difference of 11 points – 17:28.
By the big break “Astana” slightly reduced the gap – 43:50. In the third quarter on the court almost nothing has changed, and the Siberians continued to hold the lead – 73:67. But in the final game segment the team from the capital of Kazakhstan made a powerful breakthrough and managed to win – 93:85.
The most effective player of the winners was JJ O’Brien, who scored 20 points. “Enisey” has 19 points in the asset of Denis Zakharov. John Roberson and Ilya Popov scored 15 points each.
Thanks to this success “Astana” has increased the chances of maintaining the fifth place in the table. It claims to have also “Zenit”.