Credit: TASS – Scanpix
Credit TASS – Scanpix

Two EuroLeague teams faced off in the VTB United League, with CSKA Moscow (4-2) losing to UNICS Kazan (5-1) 64-69 (18-13, 18-19, 14-15, 14-22).

2-pointers this season

Points made: 20,0
Accuracy: 53,9%
Place in standings: 8
Record max: 25
Record min: 16
Most made 2FGs: Tornike Shengelia

CSKA started the game with an 8-0 run. Their lead increased to 12 in the second period (31-19). UNICS cut the deficit to four at halftime (32-36), but CSKA increased their advantage to double digits in the third quarter (44-34).

However, UNICS managed to gain their first lead of the game with 5:50 remaining in the fourth (57-56). Isaiah Canaan nailed a floater with 3:03 to go (65-64) and both teams struggled to score from then.

Mario Hezonja converted both free throws with 27 seconds remaining (67-64). Iffe Lundberg missed at the other end and UNICS secured a five-point victory.

Isaiah Canaan and Mario Hezonja scored a healthy amount of UNICS' points. Canaan finished with 25 points (5/6 2PT, 4/9 3PT, 3/3 FT), 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and 27 PIR.

Hezonja had 21 points (3/5 2PT, 4/7 3PT, 3/3 FT), 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 4 turnovers, and 22 PIR.

UNICS: Isaiah Canaan 25, Mario Hezonja 21 (6 REB), Lorenzo Brown 8 (7 AST), Andrey Vorontsevich 5.

CSKA: Iffe Lundberg 15, Will Clyburn 15, Tornike Shengelia 11 (7 REB), Joel Bolomboy 8, Nikita Kurbanov 6.


We want to hear from you. Be the first to comment!
Thank you for reporting a comment

Add comment

We have the right to remove comments which are offensive, contains abusive language, or violates other rules of the website