19 November | 16:23
Yesterday, the city held matches of the sixth round of the group stage of the basketball Eurocup – the second most important club tournament of the Old world. In group E the first defeat suffered Zenit St. Petersburg, sponsored by Gazprom. Moreover, the team coach, ex-collector of the Russian Federation Vasily Karasev lost on its platform Saratov “Avtodor” – 81:88. The composition has 11 (!) assists seeded Ukrainian national team point guard Denis Lukashov, collecting another 32 (!) minutes two points and three rebounds.
In this same group an impressive comeback victory got the Hungarian “Szolnok” Ukrainians Kirill Natyazhko and Alexander Linden – over the Greek PAOK (78:69). It is noteworthy that before the last quarter of the owners are “flying” in 14 points, but won severely cut into 23 (!) – 37:14. A layup scored two points, and the defender is six (two “tripod”).
But Romanian Steaua in group F gave in Bucharest Kazan “UNICS” – 71:88 and Ukrainian in 25 minutes scored 10 points and made 5 rebounds.
Sextet in E “Avtodor” comes second (4 wins/2 losses), “Szolnok” – fifth (2/4). In cohort F, Steaua still ranks sixth (2/4).
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