Defeated "Nizhny Novgorod" and celebrated the victory together with the fans!
"Tsmoki" held the last home game in the international season 2016/17. "Dragons" left no chances to the "NN" at the Falcon Club Arena - 77:52.
"Tsmoki" came forward from the first minutes and were in the lead with a score of 13-7 in the middle of the first quarter, and following the results of 10 minutes – 30:11.
Teams bogged down in a slow basketball with low performance after an incredible first quarter. But our team acted better on the selection, made 8 interceptions and at the same time did not allow almost anything to the “NN”. Alexander Krutikov changed the players competently, and "Dragons" won at the end of the second quarter – 44:25.
The third quarter was a continuation of the rout. Two minutes before the end of the quarter, the guests took a time-out, because the scoreboard showed incredible 60:31 It was the biggest advantage of "Tsmoki" during this season of the VTB United League. And before the fourth quarter, "Dragons" were in the lead - 60:38.
The last 10 minutes actually became a formality. "NN" did not manage to perform a miracle, and "Tsmoki" brought the match to a major victory - 77:52.
The captain of our team Alexey Lashkevich was recognized as the best player of the meeting.
This victory was the second for "Tmoki-Minsk" in the history of confrontation with "Nizhny Novgorod". Prior to that “Tsmoki” beat “NN” only a year ago at the Minsk Arena. That match also became the last in the season for the "Dragons". Will the home victory over the team from Nizhny Novgorod tradition?
Tsmoki-Minsk - Nizhny Novgorod - 77:52 (30-11, 14-14, 16-13, 17-14)
Tsmokі-Міnsk: Graves (25), Meshcheryakov (13 + 5 rebounds), Gray (12 + 9 assists), Kudryavtsev (10 + 5 rebounds), Semenyuk (7 + 10 rebounds); Lashkevich (10), Trostinetsky (0 + 5 rebounds), Ulyanka (0), Belyankov (0).