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CSKA Beat Nizhny Novgorod in 3rd Semi-Final Match of the United League

CSKA gets to the final of the tournament for the 7th time in its history.

27.May.15 3:25 PM
By Irina Klyachina


CSKA Beat Nizhny Novgorod in 3rd Semi-Final Match of the United League
3rd and final match has taken place in Nizhny Novgorod between local basketball team and CSKA. This was the last match of the semi-finals of the United League. Clubs from Moscow got a victory in that game with the final score 92:80 making its way to the finals of the tournament. The score in series was 3:0.

Vorontsevich was one of the most valuable players in CSKA scoring 16 points per game. Kaun and De Kolo were also marked with 15 and 14 points respectively. Kinsey was the best player among his team mates from Nizhny Novgorod scoring 19 points per game. Tompkins scored 12 points.

Head coach of home team compared the last game with roller-coaster. His players had several great opportunities in attacking play and defense as well. But those successful episodes were replaced by failures making the team lose 12 points in the end; “We haven’t used our chances and CSKA deserved a win in that match. We would be glad to prolong the series but we couldn’t”.

As a result Nizhny Novgorod is off the tournament ending the season in the semi-final of VTB United League. CSKA is in final for the 4th time in a row and 7th time in the team’s history. Players will wait for teir opponets which will be determined in another semi-final pair Khimki and Lokomotiv-Kuban.

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