Errick McCollum

Errick  McCollum
Position: PG
Age: 33
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 77 kg
Birth place: United States of America

Emmanuel Mudiay made an impressive debut with Zalgiris Kaunas, but Errick McCollum took matters into his own hands and clinched Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar’s victory in a  friendly game.

In a breathtaking thriller, Lokomotiv beat Zalgiris 88-87 (22-22, 22-24, 27-21, 20-17). For Lithuanian champions, it was the first pre-season game.

With 11 seconds left to play, Emmanuel Mudiay knocked down the jumper, and Zalgiris got a 1-point lead - 87-86.

Lokomotiv’s head coach Evgeniy Pashutin asked for a timeout, and final possession was given to McCollum, who made a basket with 3.3 seconds left to play. Mudiay managed to take a half-court shot, but his attempt wasn’t successful, and Lokomotiv got the victory.

McCollum played 34 minutes and finished the game with 23 points (4/8 2PT, 3/6 3PT, 6/7 FT), 7 assists, 4 rebounds, 1 steal, 7 drawn fouls, and 27 EFF.

Meanwhile, Mudiay scored 21 points (7/13 2PT, 1/4 3PT, 4/4 FT), and added 5 assists, 2 rebounds, 3 steals, 4 drawn fouls, with 22 EFF in 28 minutes of playing time.

For the winners, Johnathan Motley added 19 points (8/12 2PT, 3/4 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, 4 turnovers, and 21 EFF.

Besides Mudiay, Josh Nebo, Tyler Cavanaugh, and Niels Giffey also made their debuts for Zalgiris.

Cavanaugh scored 16 points and added 5 rebounds in 21 minutes of playing time. Nebo finished the game with 8 points, whilst Giffey collected 4 points.

Mantas Kalnietis and Edgaras Ulanovas made their comebacks to Zalgiris. Kalnietis scored 5 points and dished 2 assists, while Ulanovas added 7 points and 3 rebounds.

Zalgiris: Emmanuel Mudiay 21 (7/13 2PT, 22EFF), Tyler Cavanaugh 16 (4/6 3PT), Lukas Lekavicius 9, Josh Nebo 8, Joffrey Lauvergne 8 (9 REB, 17 EFF), Edgaras Ulanovas 7.

Lokomotiv: Errick McCollum 23 (4/8 2PT, 3/6 3PT, 7 AST, 27 EFF), Johnathan Motley 19 (8/12 2PT, 21 EFF), Stanton Kidd 15 (3/7 2PT, 3/4 3PT), Darius Thompson 14 (5/7 2PT), Andrei Martiuk 10 (4/6 2PT).

Mudiay's highlights

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