Credit: TASS - Scanpix
Credit TASS - Scanpix

Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar (3-0) defeated Boulogne Metropolitans 92 (1-2) 99-85 (29-22, 26-21, 22-27, 22-15) to remain undefeated in the 2021-22 7DAYS EuroCup campaign.

Player of the Game
Johnathan  Motley
EFF
38
Johnathan Motley
Points 30
Accuracy 13-18
Rebounds 11
Assists 3

Evgeny Pashutin's men opened the decisive period with a 6-0 push (83-70). Deadly Johnathan Motley continued the domination and let his team feel calmly with 4:16 to play (91-76). Metropolitans could not restore the intrigue.

Metropolitans 92 outscored Lokomotiv in the third quarter, reducing the margin between the clubs from a double-figures mark to 7 points (70-77). Vince Hunter and Jordan McRae fired up their squad.

Loko created an 11-point lead in the first quarter (29-18). Johnathan Motley, Darius Thompson, and Andrei Martiuk were having a successful stretch on the offensive end.

Lokomotiv did not stop as the Russian powerhouse increased their lead to 19 points (55-36) in the second period, after a 12-0 run. However, Metropolitans 92 answered with a 7-0 spurt to close the first half (43-55). Vince Hunter and Will Cummings contributed to the deficit cutting.

For the winners, Johnathan Motley was nearly unstoppable, accumulating 30 points (12/16 2PT, 1/2 3PT, 3/6 FT), 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 2 blocks, 4 drawn fouls, and 38 PIR.

Will Cummings and Vince Hunter put on a show for the losing side. Cummings posted 24 points (3/8 2PT, 5/7 3PT, 3/4 FT), 7 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 drawn fouls, and 34 PIR, while Hunter had 21 points (9/14 2PT, 0/1 3PT, 3/3 FT), 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 drawn fouls, and 32 PIR.

Lokomotiv: Johnathan Motley 30 (11 REB), Errick McCollum 18, Darius Thompson 15 (6 REB, 11 AST, 6 TO), Andrei Martiuk 15 (6 REB).

Metropolitans 92: Will Cummings 24 (7 REB, 9 AST), Vince Hunter 21 (12 REB), Jordan McRae 12, Miralem Halilovic 12 (5 REB).

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Krasnodaro Lokomotiv
ParyĹžiaus Metropolitans 92
57%
40/70
Field goals
47%
34/72
37
Rebounds
39
27
Assists
16
4
Steals
5
12
Turnovers
10
64%
28/44
2-pointers
53%
27/51

Best players

Johnathan  Motley
30 PTS
13/18 FG
3/6 FT
Will  Cummings
24 PTS
8/15 FG
3/4 FT
Johnathan  Motley
11 REB
6 DREB
5 OREB
Vince   Hunter
12 REB
8 DREB
4 OREB
Darius  Thompson
11 As
6 TO
28 MIN
Will  Cummings
9 As
0 TO
33 MIN
Johnathan  Motley
38 EFF
75% 2P%
50% 3P%
Will  Cummings
34 EFF
38% 2P%
71% 3P%