VTB United League – Round 17: BC Nizhny Novgorod is defeated by Parma

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Round 17: BC Nizhny Novgorod is defeated by Parma Jan 21, 2020
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Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most interesting game of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Perm where twelfth ranked Parma outleveled visiting BC Nizhny Novgorod (5-8) 106-71. The game without a history. Parma led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. Parma looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. 26 personal fouls committed by BC Nizhny Novgorod helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Center Artem Zabelin (215-88) stepped up and scored 17 points for the winners and Lithuanian guard Adas Juskevicius (194-89) chipped in 14 points and 6 assists. American guard Brandon Brown (184-89, college: Montana-West) responded with 3 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Parma (5-9) moved-up to eleventh place. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Parma are looking forward to face Avtodor (#12) in Saratov in the next round. BC Nizhny Novgorod will play at home against the league’s second-placed CSKA and will have a slim chance for a victory.
One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. First ranked Khimki won against visiting Enisey (6-7) 91-87. Guard Alexey Shved (198-88, agency: Alti Sport) nailed 21 points and 9 assists for the winning side and Jeremy Evans accounted for 16 points and 7 rebounds. Croatian forward Tomislav Zubcic (211-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds for Enisey in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Khimki maintains first place with 13-1 record. Enisey lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zenit. Khimki will play against bottom-ranked Tsmoki-Minsk (#13) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Enisey will play against Lokomotiv (#3) in Krasnodar and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Sankt Petersburg where second ranked CSKA outleveled host Zenit (6-7) 82-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Zenit. The best player for the winners was Johannes Voigtmann who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. Evgeny Voronov produced 14 points for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending Russian champion maintains second place with 11-4 record having just one point less than leader Khimki. Loser Zenit keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Enisey. CSKA will meet BC Nizhny Novgorod (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Zenit will play against Unics Kazan (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Zielona Gora was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Russian Unics Kazan (8-5) played at the court of 7th ranked Polish Stelmet Enea BC (6-8). Unics Kazan defeated Stelmet Enea BC 100-89. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Stelmet Enea BC. Alex Tyus orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-11 shooting from the field). Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Unics Kazan maintains fourth place with 8-5 record. Stelmet Enea BC at the other side keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. Unics Kazan’s next round opponent will be Zenit (#5) in Sankt Petersburg. Stelmet Enea BC will play on the road against Astana in Nur-Sultan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last two games of round 17 bottom-ranked Tsmoki-Minsk lost to Lokomotiv on the opponent’s court 70-78. Kalev/Cramo managed to outperform Avtodor in a home game 88-76.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 13 points and 14 rebounds by Mouhammadou Jaiteh of Avtodor.

Stelmet Enea – Unics 89-100

The game in Zielona Gora was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Russian Unics Kazan (8-5) played at the court of 7th ranked Polish Stelmet Enea BC (6-8). Unics Kazan defeated Stelmet Enea BC 100-89. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Stelmet Enea BC. The game was mostly controlled by Unics Kazan. Stelmet Enea BC was better in fourth quarter 22-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Unics Kazan players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists. American-Israeli center Alex Tyus (203-88, college: Florida) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-11 shooting from the field). American guard Errick McCollum (188-88, college: Goshen) contributed with 19 points and 4 assists for the winners. Croatian power forward Ivica Radic (208-90) answered with 20 points and 5 rebounds and American guard Joe Thomasson (193-93, college: Wright St., agency: Octagon Europe) added 14 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Stelmet Enea BC. Five Unics Kazan and four Stelmet Enea BC players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Unics Kazan maintains fourth place with 8-5 record. Stelmet Enea BC at the other side keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. Unics Kazan’s next round opponent will be Zenit (#5) in Sankt Petersburg. Stelmet Enea BC will play on the road against Astana in Nur-Sultan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Unics: A.Tyus 20+7reb+1ast, E.McCollum 19+4ast, V.Likhodey 14+2reb+3ast, H.Palsson 13+4reb+2ast, J.Theodore 11+3reb+5ast, P.Sergeev 9+2reb+2ast
Stelmet Enea: I.Radic 20+5reb+1ast, J.Thomasson 14+6reb+2ast, T.Meier 12+4reb+1ast, L.Hakanson 11+1reb+5ast, J.Zyskowski 9+2reb+1ast, D.Gordon 8+2reb+2ast

gschID: 737045

Parma – N.Novgorod 106-71

The most interesting game of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Perm where twelfth ranked Parma outleveled visiting BC Nizhny Novgorod (5-8) 106-71. The game without a history. Parma led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. Parma looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. 26 personal fouls committed by BC Nizhny Novgorod helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Center Artem Zabelin (215-88) stepped up and scored 17 points for the winners and Lithuanian guard Adas Juskevicius (194-89) chipped in 14 points and 6 assists. Five Parma players scored in double figures. American guard Brandon Brown (184-89, college: Montana-West) responded with 3 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists and the other American import Michael Jenkins (192-86, college: Winthrop, agency: Network Sports International) scored 16 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Parma (5-9) moved-up to eleventh place. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Parma are looking forward to face Avtodor (#12) in Saratov in the next round. BC Nizhny Novgorod will play at home against the league’s second-placed CSKA and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Parma: A.Zabelin 17+4reb+2ast, A.Juskevicius 14+6ast, M.Grigoryev 14+2ast, R.Johnson 11, M.Mejeris 10+6reb, E.Zukauskas 10+6reb+4ast
N.Novgorod: M.Jenkins 16+2ast, D.Willis 11+4reb+1ast, P.Antipov 8+2reb+1ast, C.Alexander 7+1reb, I.Strebkov 7+2reb+4ast, A.Gankevich 6+3reb

gschID: 737044

Lokomotiv – Tsmoki-Minsk 78-70

Very expected game in Krasnodar where 13th ranked Belarusian Tsmoki-Minsk (3-11) was defeated by third ranked Russian Lokomotiv (10-4) 78-70. Tsmoki-Minsk was ahead by 2 points at the halftime before a 42-32 second half run of Lokomotiv. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. American center Alan Williams (202-93, college: UCSB) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 16 rebounds and 5 assists. Lithuanian point guard Mantas Kalnietis (195-86, agency: Players Group) contributed with 10 points and 6 assists for the winners. American forward Dominez Burnett (196-92, college: Davenport) answered with 20 points and power forward Maksim Salash (206-96) added 8 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Tsmoki-Minsk. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Lokomotiv have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain third place with 10-4 record having just three points less than leader Khimki. Defending Belarusian champion Tsmoki-Minsk stay at the bottom position with 11 games lost. Lokomotiv’s next round opponent will be Enisey (#6) in Krasnoyarsk. Tsmoki-Minsk will play at home against the league’s leader Khimki (#1) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Lokomotiv: A.Williams 25+16reb+5ast, S.Dekker 11+1reb, M.Kuzminskas 11+5reb, M.Kalnietis 10+1reb+6ast, J.O’Bryant III 8+4reb+4ast, W.Cummings 7+3reb+6ast
Tsmoki-Minsk: D.Burnett 20+2reb+2ast, A.Gavrilovic 10+5reb+1ast, R.Lowery 10+1reb+2ast, V.Liutych 9+2ast, M.Salash 8+7reb+3ast, A.Pustahvar 5+2reb

gschID: 737043

Khimki – Enisey 91-87

One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. First ranked Khimki won against visiting Enisey (6-7) 91-87. It looked good early as Enisey took a 6-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Khimki had a 36-16 second period charge getting the lead and Enisey was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 87-91. Khimki made 30-of-39 charity shots (76.9 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Enisey was plagued by 33 personal fouls down the stretch. Guard Alexey Shved (198-88, agency: Alti Sport) nailed 21 points and 9 assists for the winning side and American power forward Jeremy Evans (206-87, college: WKU) accounted for 16 points and 7 rebounds. Croatian forward Tomislav Zubcic (211-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds and guard Denis Zakharov (192-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 26 points respectively for Enisey in the defeat. Five Khimki and four Enisey players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Khimki maintains first place with 13-1 record. Enisey lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zenit. Khimki will play against bottom-ranked Tsmoki-Minsk (#13) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Enisey will play against Lokomotiv (#3) in Krasnodar and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Khimki: A.Shved 21+3reb+9ast, J.Evans 16+7reb, D.Booker 13+2reb, A.Gill 10+6reb+1ast, S.Karasev 10+3reb, S.Jovic 10+3ast
Enisey: D.Zakharov 26+1reb+1ast, D.Hogue 18+4reb+1ast, T.Zubcic 14+13reb+2ast, C.Lewis 14+3reb+3ast, G.Green 4+1reb+1ast, I.Viktorov 3+2reb

gschID: 737046

Zenit – CSKA 63-82

One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Sankt Petersburg where second ranked CSKA outleveled host Zenit (6-7) 82-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Zenit. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when CSKA’s pressure prevailed and they won that period 24-12 extending their advantage to 19 points. CSKA outrebounded Zenit 39-26 including 28 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was German center Johannes Voigtmann (211-92) who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. American-Italian guard Daniel Hackett (193-87, college: USC) chipped in 14 points and 7 rebounds. Four CSKA players scored in double figures. Evgeny Voronov (194-86) produced 14 points and forward Vladislav Trushkin (201-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 11 points and 5 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending Russian champion maintains second place with 11-4 record having just one point less than leader Khimki. Loser Zenit keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Enisey. CSKA will meet BC Nizhny Novgorod (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Zenit will play against Unics Kazan (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
CSKA: J.Voigtmann 17+7reb+1ast, D.Hackett 14+7reb+3ast, N.Kurbanov 12+5reb+2ast, M.James 11+5ast, D.Hilliard 9+5reb, I.Ukhov 6+1ast
Zenit: E.Voronov 14+1reb+2ast, C.Iverson 12+3reb+1ast, V.Trushkin 11+5reb+1ast, A.Renfroe 6+3reb+3ast, A.Albicy 5+2ast, W.Thomas 5+3reb

gschID: 737047

Kalev/Cramo – Avtodor 88-76

The game between closely ranked teams ended with tenth ranked Estonian Kalev/Cramo‘s (6-8) home victory over 11th ranked Russian Avtodor (4-9) 88-76. The game was mostly controlled by Kalev/Cramo. Avtodor was better in fourth quarter 27-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kalev/Cramo players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. Latvian guard Aigars Skele (192-92) orchestrated the victory by scoring 15 points and 9 assists. American-Puerto Rican guard Kyle Vinales (186-92, college: CCSU, agency: 011 Sports) contributed with 20 points for the winners. French center Mouhammadou Jaiteh (211-94) answered with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 14 rebounds and American center Isaiah Hicks (206-94, college: UNC) added 17 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Avtodor. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Kalev/Cramo moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Stelmet Enea. Avtodor lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the twelfth position with nine games lost. Kalev/Cramo will have a break next round. Avtodor will play at home against Parma (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kalev/Cramo: K.Vinales 20+3reb+3ast, A.Skele 15+4reb+9ast, J.Joesaar 13+7reb+2ast, K.Kitsing 12+3reb+2ast, S.Killeya-Jones 9+3reb+1ast, S.Sokk 7+3reb+1ast
Avtodor: I.Hicks 17+6reb+1ast, M.Jaiteh 13+14reb+3ast, M.Starks 11+4reb+6ast, A.Kvitkovskikh 10+3reb+1ast, N.Mikhailovskii 9+3reb, E.Cook 8+2reb+2ast

gschID: 737048

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youtube Here is the last round review presented by ESL. The most interesting game of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Perm where twelfth ranked Parma outleveled visiting BC Nizhny Novgorod (5-8) 106-71. The game without a history. Parma led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. Parma looked well-organized offensively handing out 27…  
Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most interesting game of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Perm where twelfth ranked Parma outleveled visiting BC Nizhny Novgorod (5-8) 106-71. The game without a history. Parma led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. Parma looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. 26 personal fouls committed by BC Nizhny Novgorod helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Center Artem Zabelin (215-88) stepped up and scored 17 points for the winners and Lithuanian guard Adas Juskevicius (194-89) chipped in 14 points and 6 assists. American guard Brandon Brown (184-89, college: Montana-West) responded with 3 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Parma (5-9) moved-up to eleventh place. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Parma are looking forward to face Avtodor (#12) in Saratov in the next round. BC Nizhny Novgorod will play at home against the league’s second-placed CSKA and will have a slim chance for a victory.
One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. First ranked Khimki won against visiting Enisey (6-7) 91-87. Guard Alexey Shved (198-88, agency: Alti Sport) nailed 21 points and 9 assists for the winning side and Jeremy Evans accounted for 16 points and 7 rebounds. Croatian forward Tomislav Zubcic (211-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds for Enisey in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Khimki maintains first place with 13-1 record. Enisey lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zenit. Khimki will play against bottom-ranked Tsmoki-Minsk (#13) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Enisey will play against Lokomotiv (#3) in Krasnodar and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Sankt Petersburg where second ranked CSKA outleveled host Zenit (6-7) 82-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Zenit. The best player for the winners was Johannes Voigtmann who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. Evgeny Voronov produced 14 points for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending Russian champion maintains second place with 11-4 record having just one point less than leader Khimki. Loser Zenit keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Enisey. CSKA will meet BC Nizhny Novgorod (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Zenit will play against Unics Kazan (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Zielona Gora was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Russian Unics Kazan (8-5) played at the court of 7th ranked Polish Stelmet Enea BC (6-8). Unics Kazan defeated Stelmet Enea BC 100-89. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Stelmet Enea BC. Alex Tyus orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-11 shooting from the field). Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Unics Kazan maintains fourth place with 8-5 record. Stelmet Enea BC at the other side keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. Unics Kazan’s next round opponent will be Zenit (#5) in Sankt Petersburg. Stelmet Enea BC will play on the road against Astana in Nur-Sultan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last two games of round 17 bottom-ranked Tsmoki-Minsk lost to Lokomotiv on the opponent’s court 70-78. Kalev/Cramo managed to outperform Avtodor in a home game 88-76.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 13 points and 14 rebounds by Mouhammadou Jaiteh of Avtodor.

Stelmet Enea – Unics 89-100

The game in Zielona Gora was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Russian Unics Kazan (8-5) played at the court of 7th ranked Polish Stelmet Enea BC (6-8). Unics Kazan defeated Stelmet Enea BC 100-89. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Stelmet Enea BC. The game was mostly controlled by Unics Kazan. Stelmet Enea BC was better in fourth quarter 22-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Unics Kazan players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists. American-Israeli center Alex Tyus (203-88, college: Florida) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-11 shooting from the field). American guard Errick McCollum (188-88, college: Goshen) contributed with 19 points and 4 assists for the winners. Croatian power forward Ivica Radic (208-90) answered with 20 points and 5 rebounds and American guard Joe Thomasson (193-93, college: Wright St., agency: Octagon Europe) added 14 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Stelmet Enea BC. Five Unics Kazan and four Stelmet Enea BC players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Unics Kazan maintains fourth place with 8-5 record. Stelmet Enea BC at the other side keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. Unics Kazan’s next round opponent will be Zenit (#5) in Sankt Petersburg. Stelmet Enea BC will play on the road against Astana in Nur-Sultan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Unics: A.Tyus 20+7reb+1ast, E.McCollum 19+4ast, V.Likhodey 14+2reb+3ast, H.Palsson 13+4reb+2ast, J.Theodore 11+3reb+5ast, P.Sergeev 9+2reb+2ast
Stelmet Enea: I.Radic 20+5reb+1ast, J.Thomasson 14+6reb+2ast, T.Meier 12+4reb+1ast, L.Hakanson 11+1reb+5ast, J.Zyskowski 9+2reb+1ast, D.Gordon 8+2reb+2ast

gschID: 737045

Parma – N.Novgorod 106-71

The most interesting game of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Perm where twelfth ranked Parma outleveled visiting BC Nizhny Novgorod (5-8) 106-71. The game without a history. Parma led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. Parma looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. 26 personal fouls committed by BC Nizhny Novgorod helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Center Artem Zabelin (215-88) stepped up and scored 17 points for the winners and Lithuanian guard Adas Juskevicius (194-89) chipped in 14 points and 6 assists. Five Parma players scored in double figures. American guard Brandon Brown (184-89, college: Montana-West) responded with 3 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists and the other American import Michael Jenkins (192-86, college: Winthrop, agency: Network Sports International) scored 16 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Parma (5-9) moved-up to eleventh place. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Parma are looking forward to face Avtodor (#12) in Saratov in the next round. BC Nizhny Novgorod will play at home against the league’s second-placed CSKA and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Parma: A.Zabelin 17+4reb+2ast, A.Juskevicius 14+6ast, M.Grigoryev 14+2ast, R.Johnson 11, M.Mejeris 10+6reb, E.Zukauskas 10+6reb+4ast
N.Novgorod: M.Jenkins 16+2ast, D.Willis 11+4reb+1ast, P.Antipov 8+2reb+1ast, C.Alexander 7+1reb, I.Strebkov 7+2reb+4ast, A.Gankevich 6+3reb

gschID: 737044

Lokomotiv – Tsmoki-Minsk 78-70

Very expected game in Krasnodar where 13th ranked Belarusian Tsmoki-Minsk (3-11) was defeated by third ranked Russian Lokomotiv (10-4) 78-70. Tsmoki-Minsk was ahead by 2 points at the halftime before a 42-32 second half run of Lokomotiv. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. American center Alan Williams (202-93, college: UCSB) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 16 rebounds and 5 assists. Lithuanian point guard Mantas Kalnietis (195-86, agency: Players Group) contributed with 10 points and 6 assists for the winners. American forward Dominez Burnett (196-92, college: Davenport) answered with 20 points and power forward Maksim Salash (206-96) added 8 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Tsmoki-Minsk. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Lokomotiv have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain third place with 10-4 record having just three points less than leader Khimki. Defending Belarusian champion Tsmoki-Minsk stay at the bottom position with 11 games lost. Lokomotiv’s next round opponent will be Enisey (#6) in Krasnoyarsk. Tsmoki-Minsk will play at home against the league’s leader Khimki (#1) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Lokomotiv: A.Williams 25+16reb+5ast, S.Dekker 11+1reb, M.Kuzminskas 11+5reb, M.Kalnietis 10+1reb+6ast, J.O’Bryant III 8+4reb+4ast, W.Cummings 7+3reb+6ast
Tsmoki-Minsk: D.Burnett 20+2reb+2ast, A.Gavrilovic 10+5reb+1ast, R.Lowery 10+1reb+2ast, V.Liutych 9+2ast, M.Salash 8+7reb+3ast, A.Pustahvar 5+2reb

gschID: 737043

Khimki – Enisey 91-87

One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. First ranked Khimki won against visiting Enisey (6-7) 91-87. It looked good early as Enisey took a 6-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Khimki had a 36-16 second period charge getting the lead and Enisey was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 87-91. Khimki made 30-of-39 charity shots (76.9 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Enisey was plagued by 33 personal fouls down the stretch. Guard Alexey Shved (198-88, agency: Alti Sport) nailed 21 points and 9 assists for the winning side and American power forward Jeremy Evans (206-87, college: WKU) accounted for 16 points and 7 rebounds. Croatian forward Tomislav Zubcic (211-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds and guard Denis Zakharov (192-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 26 points respectively for Enisey in the defeat. Five Khimki and four Enisey players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Khimki maintains first place with 13-1 record. Enisey lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zenit. Khimki will play against bottom-ranked Tsmoki-Minsk (#13) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Enisey will play against Lokomotiv (#3) in Krasnodar and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Khimki: A.Shved 21+3reb+9ast, J.Evans 16+7reb, D.Booker 13+2reb, A.Gill 10+6reb+1ast, S.Karasev 10+3reb, S.Jovic 10+3ast
Enisey: D.Zakharov 26+1reb+1ast, D.Hogue 18+4reb+1ast, T.Zubcic 14+13reb+2ast, C.Lewis 14+3reb+3ast, G.Green 4+1reb+1ast, I.Viktorov 3+2reb

gschID: 737046

Zenit – CSKA 63-82

One of the most interesting games of round 17 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Sankt Petersburg where second ranked CSKA outleveled host Zenit (6-7) 82-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Zenit. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when CSKA’s pressure prevailed and they won that period 24-12 extending their advantage to 19 points. CSKA outrebounded Zenit 39-26 including 28 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was German center Johannes Voigtmann (211-92) who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. American-Italian guard Daniel Hackett (193-87, college: USC) chipped in 14 points and 7 rebounds. Four CSKA players scored in double figures. Evgeny Voronov (194-86) produced 14 points and forward Vladislav Trushkin (201-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 11 points and 5 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending Russian champion maintains second place with 11-4 record having just one point less than leader Khimki. Loser Zenit keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Enisey. CSKA will meet BC Nizhny Novgorod (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Zenit will play against Unics Kazan (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
CSKA: J.Voigtmann 17+7reb+1ast, D.Hackett 14+7reb+3ast, N.Kurbanov 12+5reb+2ast, M.James 11+5ast, D.Hilliard 9+5reb, I.Ukhov 6+1ast
Zenit: E.Voronov 14+1reb+2ast, C.Iverson 12+3reb+1ast, V.Trushkin 11+5reb+1ast, A.Renfroe 6+3reb+3ast, A.Albicy 5+2ast, W.Thomas 5+3reb

gschID: 737047

Kalev/Cramo – Avtodor 88-76

The game between closely ranked teams ended with tenth ranked Estonian Kalev/Cramo‘s (6-8) home victory over 11th ranked Russian Avtodor (4-9) 88-76. The game was mostly controlled by Kalev/Cramo. Avtodor was better in fourth quarter 27-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kalev/Cramo players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. Latvian guard Aigars Skele (192-92) orchestrated the victory by scoring 15 points and 9 assists. American-Puerto Rican guard Kyle Vinales (186-92, college: CCSU, agency: 011 Sports) contributed with 20 points for the winners. French center Mouhammadou Jaiteh (211-94) answered with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 14 rebounds and American center Isaiah Hicks (206-94, college: UNC) added 17 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Avtodor. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Kalev/Cramo moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Stelmet Enea. Avtodor lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the twelfth position with nine games lost. Kalev/Cramo will have a break next round. Avtodor will play at home against Parma (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kalev/Cramo: K.Vinales 20+3reb+3ast, A.Skele 15+4reb+9ast, J.Joesaar 13+7reb+2ast, K.Kitsing 12+3reb+2ast, S.Killeya-Jones 9+3reb+1ast, S.Sokk 7+3reb+1ast
Avtodor: I.Hicks 17+6reb+1ast, M.Jaiteh 13+14reb+3ast, M.Starks 11+4reb+6ast, A.Kvitkovskikh 10+3reb+1ast, N.Mikhailovskii 9+3reb, E.Cook 8+2reb+2ast

gschID: 737048

Tags : ARTEM ZABELIN, PARMA BASKET PERM, VTB UNITED LEAGUE BASKETBALL

youtube Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Gora (EBL) added to their roster 26-year old American guard George King (198-100kg-94, college: Colorado). He started the season at Dolomiti Energia Trento in Italian Serie A. In 16 games he had 5.4ppg and 2.4rpg this season. King also played 12 games in where he recorded 6.3ppg and 3.0rpg. Two years ago he was drafted by Phoenix Suns (NBA) in second round (59 th overall). King attended University of Colorado until 2018 and it is his second season in pro basketball.   

Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Gora (EBL) added to their roster 26-year old American guard George King (198-100kg-94, college: Colorado). He started the season at Dolomiti Energia Trento in Italian Serie A. In 16 games he had 5.4ppg and 2.4rpg this season. King also played 12 games in where he recorded 6.3ppg and 3.0rpg.
Two years ago he was drafted by Phoenix Suns (NBA) in second round (59 th overall). King attended University of Colorado until 2018 and it is his second season in pro basketball.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his team made it to the Pac-12 Tournament Semifinals in 2014. King was also voted All-Pac-12 2nd Team in 2018 at his college time.
King has played previously professionally in NBA G League (NAZ Suns) and NBA Summer League (Utah Jazz).

By Eurobasket Data Center

Tags : GEORGE KING, STELMET ENEA BC ZIELONA GORA, POLISH BASKETBALL, POLISH TRANSACTIONS, VTB UNITED LEAGUE

youtube 28-year old American guard Tobin Carberry (193-91, college: LIU Post, agency: HMS) left Avtodor Saratov (VTB). But in three games in Russia he had just 1.3ppg and 1.7apg this season. The last season Carberry played at Bakken (BasketLigaen) in Danish league where in 30 games he recorded 14.8ppg, 4.5rpg, 4.3apg and 1.2spg. He helped them to win the league title. A very impressive season as he was voted Eurobasket.com All-Danish Ligaen Finals MVP, Guard of the Year and named to 1st Team….  

28-year old American guard Tobin Carberry (193-91, college: LIU Post, agency: HMS) left Avtodor Saratov (VTB). But in three games in Russia he had just 1.3ppg and 1.7apg this season.
The last season Carberry played at Bakken (BasketLigaen) in Danish league where in 30 games he recorded 14.8ppg, 4.5rpg, 4.3apg and 1.2spg. He helped them to win the league title. A very impressive season as he was voted Eurobasket.com All-Danish Ligaen Finals MVP, Guard of the Year and named to 1st Team. Carberry also played 16 games in where he averaged 14.4ppg, 4.9rpg, 4.4apg and 1.2spg. He contributed to his team making it to the quarterfinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-FIBA Europe Cup Honorable Mention and League Player of the Week.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Carberry was voted Eurobasket.com All-Icelandic D1 Player of the Year back in 2015.
He has played previously professionally in Finland (Vilpas) and Iceland (Hottur and Thor Thorl).
Carberry is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league on the market.
He attended Long Island University – LIU Post until 2013 and it is his seventh season as a professional player.

By Eurobasket Data Center

Tags : TOBIN CARBERRY, AVTODOR SARATOV, RUSSIAN BASKETBALL, RUSSIAN TRANSACTIONS, VTB UNITED LEAGUE


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