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VTB United League Standings
 1. CSKA 22-2 
 2. Zenit 21-3 
 3. Khimki 19-5 
 4. Lokomotiv 19-5 
 5. Unics 15-9 
 6. Enisey 13-11 
 7. VEF Riga 11-13 
 8. Astana 9-15 
 9. Avtodor 8-16 
 10. N.Novgorod 8-16 
 11. Kalev/Cramo 5-19 
 12. Tsmoki-Minsk 5-19 
 13. Parma 1-23 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nick MINNERATH
  Avtodor
  (207-PF-88)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Minnerath, Avtodor23.3 
 2. Shved, Khimki23.2 
 3. Andjusic, Parma19.8 
 4. Langford, Unics18.6 
 5. De-Colo, CS.17.3 
 6. Blums, VEF Riga16.9 
 7. Harper, Kalev/Cr.16.2 
 8. Karasev, Zenit16.0 
 9. Kane, N.Novgorod15.9 
 10. Boynton, N.Novgorod15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Frank ELEGAR
  Enisey
  (208-C-86)
  Avg: 9.2
 1. Elegar, Enisey9.2 
 2. Hunter, Avtodor7.7 
 3. Krubally, Astana7.6 
 4. Todorovic, Khimki7.0 
 5. Kane, N.Novgorod7.0 
 6. Minnerath, Avtodor6.8 
 7. Gladness, Kalev/Cr.6.6 
 8. Mejeris, VEF Riga6.6 
 9. White, Zenit6.6 
 10. Jones, Lokomotiv6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Joaquin COLOM
  Unics
  (188-PG-88)
  Avg: 7.9
 1. Colom, Unics7.9 
 2. Markovic, Zenit7.6 
 3. Joyce, Tsmoki-M.6.4 
 4. Teodosic, CSKA6.0 
 5. Harper, Kalev/Cr.5.7 
 6. Shved, Khimki5.2 
 7. Frazier, Avtodor5.0 
 8. Katsivelis, Astana4.7 
 9. Taylor, Enisey4.6 
 10. Strebkov, N.Nov.4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Dijon THOMPSON
  N.Nov.
  (201-G/F-83)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Thompson, N.Nov.2.8 
 2. Kane, N.Novgorod2.2 
 3. Lowery, Astana1.9 
 4. Joyce, Tsmoki-M.1.7 
 5. Chernov, Parma1.6 
 6. Gray, Tsmoki-Minsk1.5 
 7. Adams, Avtodor1.5 
 8. Higgins, CSKA1.5 
 9. Harper, Kalev/Cr.1.4 
 10. Katsivelis, Astana1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Mickell GLADNESS
  Kalev/Cr.
  (211-C-86)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Gladness, Kalev/Cr.1.5 
 2. Parakhouski, Unics1.4 
 3. Hunter, Avtodor1.2 
 4. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.0 
 5. Elegar, Enisey1.0 
 6. Todorovic, Khimki0.8 
 7. Carrera, Avtodor0.7 
 8. Monya, Khimki0.7 
 9. Vougioukas, Lokom.0.7 
 10. Simmons, Kalev/Cr.0.7 

Day 18: Khimky and Zalgiris win respective Groups - Mar 25, 2013


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Loncar
The Regular Season in VTB United League just ended. There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with extra overtimes, derby games, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Khimky as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Khimky edged 3rd ranked Krasnie Krilya in Khimki 82-81. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 12-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 82-81. Khimky looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Croatian forward Kresimir Loncar (210-83, agency: Alti Sport) scored 16 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Sergey Monya (202-83) chipped in 14 points and 5 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was American point guard Aaron Miles (186-83, college: Kansas) with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists. Krasnie Krilya's coach Sergey Bazarevich tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Khimky have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Unics. Krasnie Krilya at the other side keeps the third place with six games lost. They share the position with Spartak SP and Lokomotiv.
Important game to mention about took place in Kuban. Fourth ranked Latvian VEF Riga (11-7) saved a 3-point victory on the road edging one of their biggest challengers Russian Lokomotiv (12-6) 98-95 on Sunday evening. Latvian Kaspars Berzins (213-85) notched a double-double by scoring 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the effort and Earl Rowland supported him with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Even 18 points and 9 assists by American-Greek point guard Nick Calathes (198-89, college: Florida) did not help to save the game for Lokomotiv. Lokomotiv's coach Evgeny Pashutin tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Defending Latvian champion maintains fourth position with 11-7 record. Lokomotiv at the other side keeps the third place with six games lost. They share the position with Spartak SP and Krasnie Krilya.
One of the most interesting games of round 18 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Lubertsy where second ranked CSKA Moscow outleveled host Triumph Lyubertsy (9-9) 82-62. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Triumph Lyubertsy. The best player for the winners was Sonny Weems who scored 17 points. At the other side the best for losing team was Tywain McKee who recorded 13 points, 5 assists and 4 steals. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. CSKA Moscow have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending Russian champion maintains second position with 15-3 record having just -1 point less than leader Zalgiris. Loser Triumph Lyubertsy keeps the sixth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Lietuvos rytas and BC Donetsk.
VTB United League top team - Lithuanian Zalgiris (16-2) added another victory to their record. This time they beat fifth ranked Russian BC Nizhny Novgorod (10-8) in Kaunas 69-62. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of BC Nizhny Novgorod. It was a good game for Mindaugas Kuzminskas who led his team to a victory with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Defending Lithuanian champion maintains first position with 16-2 record. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side keeps the fifth place with eight games lost.
Tenth-ranked Estonian Kalev/Cramo (3-15) gave a tough game to fifth ranked Kazakhstan BC Astana (10-8) in Tallinn on Sunday. The visitors from Astana managed to secure only four-point victory 85-81. However their fans expected much easier game. Brion Rush scored 20 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. Defending Kazakhstan champion maintains fifth position with 10-8 record, which they share with N.Novgorod. Kalev/Cramo lost seventh consecutive game. Defending Estonian champion dropped to the ninth place with 15 games lost.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 18: Azovmash was destroyed by Lietuvos rytas on the opponent's court 75-56. Tsmoki-Minsk managed to outperform CEZ Nymburk in a home game 71-63. PGE Turow was rolled over Unics on the road 80-48. Enisey was defeated by Neptunas on its own court 63-77. Spartak SP was beaten by BC Donetsk in a road game 88-80.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks by Bamba Fall of Kalev/Cramo.

Khimky - Krasnie Krilya 82-81

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Khimky as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Khimky edged 3rd ranked Krasnie Krilya in Khimki 82-81. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 12-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 82-81. Khimky looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Croatian forward Kresimir Loncar (210-83, agency: Alti Sport) scored 16 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Sergey Monya (202-83) chipped in 14 points and 5 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was American point guard Aaron Miles (186-83, college: Kansas) with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists and his fellow American import forward Andre Smith (203-85, college: N.Dakota St.) produced a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Krasnie Krilya's coach Sergey Bazarevich tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Khimky have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Unics. Krasnie Krilya at the other side keeps the third place with six games lost. They share the position with Spartak SP and Lokomotiv.
Top scorers:
Khimky: P.Koponen 16+4reb+1ast, K.Loncar 16+7reb+2ast, S.Monya 14+3reb+5ast, E.Vyaltsev 13+1reb+5ast, V.Fridzon 13+2reb+2ast, Z.Planinic 8+2reb+3ast
Krasnie Krilya: C.Simmons 17+5reb+4ast, A.Smith 15+11reb+2ast, A.Miles 13+7reb+10ast, E.Kolesnikov 12+3reb+1ast, N.Balashov 12+4reb, A.Pushkov 4+1reb
gschID: 221974


Lietuvos rytas - Azovmash 75-56

Rather expected game in Vilnius where 9th ranked Ukrainian Azovmash (3-15) was crushed by seventh ranked Lithuanian Lietuvos rytas (9-9) 75-56 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Lietuvos rytas. Azovmash was better in fourth quarter 20-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Azovmash 39-27 including 26 on the defensive glass. Lietuvos rytas shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 54.5 percentage. Serbian point guard Nemanja Nedovic (191-91, agency: Beo Basket) scored 14 points and 5 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Latvian Janis Blums (191-82) chipped in 18 points (perfect from downtown making all six shots !!!) during the contest. The best for the losing side was American point guard Lynn Greer (186-79, college: Temple) with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 assists and Serbian center Miroslav Raduljica (213-88) scored 18 points. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Lietuvos rytas moved-up to sixth place, which they share with BC Donetsk and Triumph. Loser Azovmash keeps the ninth position with 15 games lost.
Top scorers:
Lietuvos rytas: J.Blums 18+1ast, N.Nedovic 14+5reb+1ast, T.Lydeka 10+4reb+2ast, P.O'Bryant 8+5reb, S.Babrauskas 8+6reb, R.Seibutis 8+1reb+4ast
Azovmash: M.Raduljica 18+3reb+1ast, L.Greer 11+4reb+10ast, O.Kolchenko 7+1reb, S.Serapinas 7+3reb, K.Natyazhko 6+1reb, T.Dragicevic 3+4reb+1ast
gschID: 221962


Kalev/Cramo - BC Astana 81-85 OT

Tenth-ranked Estonian Kalev/Cramo (3-15) gave a tough game to fifth ranked Kazakhstan BC Astana (10-8) in Tallinn on Sunday. The visitors from Astana managed to secure only four-point victory 85-81. However their fans expected much easier game. The guests trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime then Kalev/Cramo managed to tie the game at the end of regular time. However that was BC Astana who were better in overtime eventually winning that period 15-11. Kalev/Cramo was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American-Montenegrin guard Brion Rush (186-84, college: Grambling St., agency: Beo Basket) scored 20 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and American-Guyanese Rawle Marshall (201-82, college: Oakland, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 12 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was U.S. Virgin Islands center Frank Elegar (208-86, college: Drexel) with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 14 rebounds and Senegalese center Bamba Fall (217-86, college: SMU) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Defending Kazakhstan champion maintains fifth position with 10-8 record, which they share with N.Novgorod. Kalev/Cramo lost seventh consecutive game. Defending Estonian champion dropped to the ninth place with 15 games lost.
Top scorers:
BC Astana: B.Rush 20+7reb+3ast, D.Simon 13+2reb+1ast, R.Marshall 12+7reb+3ast, J.Johnson 11+3reb+3ast, B.Cvetkovic 9+2reb+2ast, A.Ponomaryov 6+3reb
Kalev/Cramo: B.Fall 16+10reb+1ast, A.Skele 14+5reb, F.Elegar 14+14reb+2ast, G.Wilkinson 11+1reb, T.Sokk 11+1reb+3ast, G.Dorbek 8+2reb
gschID: 221963


Zalgiris - N.Novgorod 69-62

VTB United League top team - Lithuanian Zalgiris (16-2) added another victory to their record. This time they beat fifth ranked Russian BC Nizhny Novgorod (10-8) in Kaunas 69-62. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of BC Nizhny Novgorod. The hosts were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Zalgiris made 19-of-23 charity shots (82.6 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by BC Nizhny Novgorod helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas (205-89) who led his team to a victory with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Center Darjus Lavrinovic (212-79) contributed with 15 points for the winners. American swingman Dijon Thompson (201-83, college: UCLA) replied with 19 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals and Vadim Panin (203-84, agency: Alti Sport) added 17 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for BC Nizhny Novgorod. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Defending Lithuanian champion maintains first position with 16-2 record. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side keeps the fifth place with eight games lost.
Top scorers:
Zalgiris: M.Kuzminskas 18+7reb, D.Lavrinovic 15+4reb+2ast, M.Delas 9+5reb+2ast, K.Lavrinovic 6+9reb+1ast, V.Lipkevicius 6+4reb+1ast, R.Kaukenas 5+1reb
N.Novgorod: D.Thompson 19+9reb+4ast, V.Panin 17+7reb+2ast, S.Antonov 11+4reb, S.Shashkov 9+5reb+1ast, O.Trotter 4+3reb+4ast, P.Korobkov 2
gschID: 221960


Lokomotiv - VEF Riga 95-98

Important game to mention about took place in Kuban. Fourth ranked Latvian VEF Riga (11-7) saved a 3-point victory on the road edging one of their biggest challengers Russian Lokomotiv (12-6) 98-95 on Sunday evening. Lokomotiv was ahead by 2 points at the halftime before a 27-19 third quarter run of VEF Riga. They made 22-of-27 charity shots (81.5 percent) during the game. Lokomotiv was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. Latvian Kaspars Berzins (213-85) notched a double-double by scoring 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the effort and American-Bulgarian guard Earl Rowland (188-83, college: St.Mary's, CA) supported him with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Even 18 points and 9 assists by American-Greek point guard Nick Calathes (198-89, college: Florida) did not help to save the game for Lokomotiv. American power forward Richard Hendrix (204-86, college: Alabama) added 12 points and 10 rebounds. Five VEF Riga and four Lokomotiv players scored in double figures. Lokomotiv's coach Evgeny Pashutin tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Defending Latvian champion maintains fourth position with 11-7 record. Lokomotiv at the other side keeps the third place with six games lost. They share the position with Spartak SP and Krasnie Krilya.
Top scorers:
VEF Riga: K.Berzins 20+13reb, K.Janicenoks 18+2reb+1ast, A.Kavaliauskas 14+4reb, W.Daniels 14+2reb+3ast, E.Rowland 12+10reb+5ast, D.Bertans 9+1reb+1ast
Lokomotiv: J.Baron 20, N.Calathes 18+3reb+9ast, M.Kalnietis 15+2reb+4ast, R.Hendrix 12+10reb+2ast, M.Sheleketo 9+3reb+1ast, V.Likhodey 7
gschID: 221959


Tsmoki-Minsk - CEZ Nymburk 71-63

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when ninth ranked Belarusian Tsmoki-Minsk (3-15) defeated at home 8th ranked Czech CEZ Nymburk (5-13) 71-63 on Sunday. CEZ Nymburk trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 21-18 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 63-71 at the end of the game. American guard Tierre Brown (188-79, college: McNeese St.) scored 18 points to lead the charge for the winners and Aliaksei Lashkevich (203-78) chipped in 10 points and 9 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was Slovakian power forward Radoslav Rancik (207-79, college: St.Cloud St., agency: Beo Basket) with 11 points and 8 rebounds and power forward Pavel Houska (203-84) scored 10 points and 5 rebounds. CEZ Nymburk's coach Ronen Ginzburg let to play eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Defending Belarusian champion maintains ninth position with 3-15 record, which they share with 3 other teams. CEZ Nymburk lost fourth consecutive game. Defending Czech champion keeps the eighth place with 13 games lost.
Top scorers:
Tsmoki-Minsk: T.Brown 18+1reb+1ast, A.Kudrautsau 13+4reb+2ast, A.Lashkevich 10+9reb, A.Pustahvar 8+4reb, V.Ginevicius 7+1reb+2ast, P.Ulyanko 5+8reb+1ast
CEZ Nymburk: R.Rancik 11+8reb+3ast, P.Houska 10+5reb, M.Efevberha 9+3reb+1ast, T.Carter 7+1reb+2ast, T.Pomikalek 6+6reb, V.Hruban 6+1reb
gschID: 221961


Unics - PGE Turow 80-48

Not a big story in a game when 8th ranked Polish PGE Turow (4-14) was rolled over on the road by second ranked Russian Unics Kazan (14-4) 80-48 on Sunday. The game without a history. Unics Kazan led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding PGE Turow to just 4 points in fourth quarter. Unics Kazan dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to PGE Turow's 26. They outrebounded PGE Turow 37-25 including a 29-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Unics Kazan looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists comparing to just 6 passes made by PGE Turow's players. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Unics Kazan made 7 blocks. American forward Chuck Eidson (203-80, college: S.Carolina, agency: Three Eye Sports) scored 15 points and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and Belarusian-Russian forward Vladimir Veremeenko (208-84) chipped in 8 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. Unics Kazan's coach Stanislav Eremin felt very confident that he used entire bench saving starting five for next games. The best for the losing side was Serbian center Ivan Zigeranovic (212-84, agency: BeoExcell) with 13 points and 7 rebounds and French-Polish forward Aaron Cel (203-87) scored 8 points and 7 rebounds. Unics Kazan have an impressive six-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Khimky. PGE Turow lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 14 games lost.
Top scorers:
Unics: I.Vougioukas 15+2reb+1ast, C.Eidson 15+2reb+4ast, V.Zvarykin 9+4reb+2ast, K.Kaimakoglou 9+3reb+4ast, V.Veremeenko 8+10reb+2ast, T.Lyday 8+2reb+4ast
PGE Turow: I.Zigeranovic 13+7reb+1ast, D.Micic 12+1reb, A.Cel 8+7reb, R.Robinson 7+2ast, D.Jackson 4+1reb, D.Kulig 2+5reb+1ast
gschID: 221964


Triumph - CSKA 62-82

One of the most interesting games of round 18 was a derby match between two teams from Russia. The game took place in Lubertsy where second ranked CSKA Moscow outleveled host Triumph Lyubertsy (9-9) 82-62. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Triumph Lyubertsy. The game without a history. CSKA Moscow led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. CSKA Moscow outrebounded Triumph Lyubertsy 36-24 including 30 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was American swingman Sonny Weems (198-86, college: Arkansas) who scored 17 points. Serbian center Nenad Krstic (212-83) chipped in 12 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Tywain McKee (188-86, college: Coppin St.) who recorded 13 points, 5 assists and 4 steals and Canadian power forward Kyle Landry (207-86, college: N.Arizona) added 10 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Four Triumph Lyubertsy players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. CSKA Moscow have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending Russian champion maintains second position with 15-3 record having just -1 point less than leader Zalgiris. Loser Triumph Lyubertsy keeps the sixth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Lietuvos rytas and BC Donetsk.
Top scorers:
CSKA: S.Weems 17+3reb+1ast, M.Teodosic 12+2ast, N.Krstic 12+2reb+1ast, V.Micov 9+2reb, S.Kaun 9+2reb, Z.Erceg 6
Triumph: T.McKee 13+4reb+5ast, S.Karasev 11+2reb, Y.Naimy 11+2reb+4ast, K.Landry 10+7reb+1ast, A.Vikhrov 8+2ast, I.Lazarev 7+4reb
gschID: 221958


Enisey - Neptunas 63-77

There was a small surprise when tenth ranked Lithuanian Neptunas (3-15) beat on the road 7th ranked Russian Enisey Krasnoyarsk (6-12) 77-63 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Neptunas. Enisey Krasnoyarsk was better in second period 18-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Neptunas forced 19 Enisey Krasnoyarsk turnovers. Center Vytautas Sarakauskas (204-82) scored 16 points and 9 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and guard Marius Runkauskas (189-86) chipped in 17 points during the contest. The best for the losing side was Bosnian center Elmedin Kikanovic (210-88, agency: Beo Basket) with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds and American guard Jason Rich (191-86) scored 17 points and 5 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Enisey Krasnoyarsk's coach let to play eleven players saving starting five for next games. Neptunas moved-up to ninth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Enisey Krasnoyarsk keeps the seventh position with 12 games lost.
Top scorers:
Neptunas: M.Runkauskas 17+4reb+2ast, V.Sarakauskas 16+9reb+1ast, R.Broadus 15+1reb+5ast, D.Gailius 11+5reb+4ast, M.Mazeika 8+1reb+2ast, D.McClure 6+5reb
Enisey: J.Rich 17+5reb, E.Kikanovic 13+10reb, Z.Dowdell 10+4reb+5ast, D.Jefferson 10+7reb+4ast, A.Komarovskiy 6+1reb+1ast, A.Kotishevskiy 5+4reb+2ast
gschID: 221957


BC Donetsk - Spartak SP 88-80

There was a minor upset when 4th ranked Russian Spartak St.Petersburg (12-6) was defeated on the road by sixth ranked Ukrainian BC Donetsk (9-9) 88-80 on Saturday. BC Donetsk made 25-of-33 free shots (75.8 percent) during the game. BC Donetsk outrebounded Spartak St.Petersburg 37-21 including a 26-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. Spartak St.Petersburg was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. American guard Ramel Curry (192-80, college: CSU Bakersfield) scored 22 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists to lead the charge for the winners and American-Trinidad and Tobago center D'or Fischer (211-81, college: W.Virginia) chipped in 19 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. BC Donetsk's coach used a ten-player rotation saving starting five for next games. The best for the losing side was Greek center Loukas Mavrokefalidis (207-84) with 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and American forward Josh Carter (200-88, college: Texas A&M) scored 15 points. Four BC Donetsk and five Spartak St.Petersburg players scored in double figures. BC Donetsk have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending Ukrainian champion maintains sixth position with 9-9 record, which they share with Lietuvos rytas and Triumph. Loser Spartak St.Petersburg dropped to the third place with six games lost.
Top scorers:
BC Donetsk: R.Curry 22+5reb+6ast, D.Fischer 19+12reb+2ast, D.Songaila 19+7reb+3ast, D.Gliebov 10+1reb+2ast, C.Millage 7+3reb+3ast, O.Lypovyy 5+2reb+1ast
Spartak SP: L.Mavrokefalidis 18+6reb+4ast, J.Carter 15+2reb+1ast, A.Koscheev 12+2reb+2ast, Z.Wright 11+3reb+3ast, V.Zavoruev 10+3reb+5ast, A.Kashirov 7+2reb
gschID: 221956
  




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Octavius
Ellis
Octavius Ellis (ex Mornar Bar) agreed terms with Enisey - 2 days ago
Enisey Krasnoyarsk (VTB) inked 24-year old American center Octavius Ellis (208-104kg-93, college: Cincinnati). He played most recently at Mornar Bar in Montenegrin Erste Liga. Ellis managed to play in three leagues last year (!!!). In 25 ABA League games he recorded 10.1ppg, 5.5rpg, 1.0apg and 1.6bpg. He also played 8 games in Erste Liga where he averaged 12.8ppg, 7.3rpg, 1.0apg and 1.3bpg. Ellis helped them to make it to both league and Cup finals. A very good season in his career as he...   [read more]


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