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BC Nizhny Novgorod lost its First Game in VTB United League



CSKA Basketball Club won with 25 points handicap.



23.Dec.14 8:53 AM
By Irina Klyachina
Photo nn-basket.ru

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BC Nizhny Novgorod lost its First Game in VTB United League
BC Nizhny Novgorod has lost in its home match against CSKA Moscow. The game has turned out to be a tough challenge for them. The final score was 59:84 (13:13, 22:29, 12:20, 12:22). This is the first defeat in VTB United League season for players from Nizhny Novgorod.

Such poor results could be caused by tiredness after a very hard game against UNICS in Euroleague. That is why players were not able to perform all their skills and play on necessary level. However they were able to cope with their rivals at the beginning of the match. But the second part of the game was nothing more but a failure. Guest team took control over the game.

The head coach of Nizhny Novgorod basketball team said after the nothing terrible happened. It was not a disaster. He paid attention to the fact that his players had a very serious and hard match recently. That is why they felt a bit exhausted in order to show all their attacking and defense skills.

Tompkins was the main scorer in BC Nizhny Novgorod with 15 points overall. On the other hand this victory made it possible for CSKA to take leading position in standings of VTB United League. BC Nizhny Novgorod takes 2nd place.
The next match will be played against Zenit St. Petersburg. It will start at 8 p.m. on the 25th of December.



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