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VTB United League Standings
 1. Astana 0-0 
 2. Avtodor 0-0 
 3. CSKA 0-0 
 4. Enisey 0-0 
 5. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 6. Khimky 0-0 
 7. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 8. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 9. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 10. Parma 0-0 
 11. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 12. Unics 0-0 
 13. VEF Riga 0-0 
 14. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/17/2016
Superleague 1 Standings
 1. Arrat Yerevan 0-0 
 2. Irkutsk 0-0 
 3. Izhevsk 0-0 
 4. Khimky-Podmos. 0-0 
 5. MBA Moscow 0-0 
 6. Novosybirsk 0-0 
 7. Ryazan 0-0 
 8. Sakhalin 0-0 
 9. Samara-SGEU 0-0 
 10. Spartak-Prim. 0-0 
 11. TEMP-SUMZ 0-0 
 12. Univ.Surgut 0-0 
 13. Ural Ekaterinb. 0-0 
Last:8/22/2016
Superleague 2 Standings
 1. Ruskon-Mord. 32-8 
 2. AltajBasket 28-12 
 3. Spartak SP 27-13 
 4. Cheboksari 24-16 
 5. Stroitiel Engels 23-17 
 6. Cheliabinsk 20-19 
 7. Tambov 20-20 
 8. Jaroslav 15-25 
 9. Arsenal 10-28 
 10. Dynamo-CBK 10-29 
 11. Sojuz Zaretchny 9-31 
Last:3/27/2016
Superleague 3 Standings
 1. Dynamo-MGTU 28-6 
 2. Neftekhimik T. 26-6 
 3. Kirov 19-14 
 4. Sogdiana-Skif 17-15 
 5. Rusichi K. 16-16 
 6. Elbrus Cherk. 14-20 
 7. Magnitka-Univ. 13-21 
 8. Stary Sobol NT 11-28 
 9. Tegas DR 7-25 
Last:3/24/2016
U23 League Standings
 1. Krasnie Krilya-2 29-7 
 2. CSKA-2 26-10 
 3. Khimky-2 24-12 
 4. Lok.Kuban-2 23-13 
 5. Avtodor-2 19-17 
 6. Unics-2 18-18 
 7. Zenit-2 18-18 
 8. N.Novgorod-2 12-24 
 9. Krasny Oktyabr-2 7-29 
 10. Enisey-2 4-32 
Last:4/25/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
Points Per Game
 Nikola LEPOJEVIC
  Univ.Sur.
  (195-S/F-82)
  Avg: 20.2
 1. Lepojevic, Univ.Su.20.2 
 2. Gudumak, Sakhalin20.0 
 3. Belov, Izhevsk18.9 
 4. Kuznetsov, MBA M.18.3 
 5. Zakharov, Novosybi.16.4 
 6. Anisimov, Irkutsk16.2 
 7. Klyuchnikov, Spart.15.7 
 8. Lavnikov, Univ.Sur.15.4 
 9. Skific, Novosybirsk15.4 
 10. Syrovatko, Ryazan15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maks Adam KONATE
  Sakhalin
  (200-F-91)
  Avg: 10.4
 1. Konate, Sakhalin10.4 
 2. Skific, Novosybirsk9.0 
 3. Gudumak, Sakhalin8.2 
 4. Karaulov, TE.8.0 
 5. Chernysh, Irkutsk7.8 
 6. Krivosheev, Samara.7.6 
 7. Podkolzin, Novosyb.7.5 
 8. Belov, Izhevsk7.4 
 9. Vinnik, Parma6.8 
 10. Gankevich, Ural E.6.4 
Assists Per Game
 Alexandr VARNAKOV
  Sa.
  (185-PG-92)
  Avg: 4.6
 1. Varnakov, Sa.4.6 
 2. Kashin, Irkutsk4.6 
 3. Glazunov, TE.4.6 
 4. Golyahov, Sakhalin4.2 
 5. Baklenev, Khimky-P.4.0 
 6. Zibirov, Ryazan4.0 
 7. Korchagin, Spartak.4.0 
 8. Savelyev, Sakhalin4.0 
 9. Ershkov, MBA M.3.4 
 10. Annaev, Ural E.3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Anton GLAZUNOV
  TE.
  (181-PG-86)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Glazunov, TE.2.4 
 2. Trastsinetsk., Rya.2.3 
 3. Levshin, Khimky-P.2.2 
 4. Zibirov, Ryazan2.2 
 5. Bulanov, Parma2.2 
 6. Kiryanov, Sa.2.0 
 7. Skific, Novosybirsk2.0 
 8. Karaulov, TE.1.8 
 9. Ershkov, MBA M.1.8 
 10. Arteshin, Sa.1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrey CHERNYSH
  Irkutsk
  (212-C/F-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Chernysh, Irkutsk1.8 
 2. Trushkin, Spartak-.1.0 
 3. Tikhonin, MBA M.1.0 
 4. Karaulov, TE.1.0 
 5. Kurtsevich, Samara.1.0 
 6. Polyakov, TE.1.0 
 7. Tsvetkov, Izhevsk0.9 
 8. Lavnikov, Univ.Sur.0.8 
 9. Semchenko, Sparta.0.8 
 10. Bulanov, Parma0.7 
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Avtodor 57% Oct.7 N.Novgorod
Enisey 57% Oct.6 CSKA
Astana 57% Oct.5 Unics
Zenit 57% Oct.5 Kalev/Cramo
Krasny Oktya 57% Oct.4 Khimky
Unics 57% Oct.2 N.Novgorod
Astana 57% Oct.2 Avtodor
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Unics 50% Oct.14 FC Barcelona
Fener.Ulker 50% Oct.14 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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Group A
AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
Group B
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Group D
Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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PBL Round 14: Lokomotiv defeats BC Nizhny Novgorod in the closest game of the week - Feb 8, 2013


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Calathes
Coincidentally all hosts won their games.

The most exciting game of round 14 in the PBL took place in Kuban. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 6th ranked BC Nizhny Novgorod (4-7) to fifth ranked Lokomotiv (5-5) 75-74 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of BC Nizhny Novgorod. The hosts trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 24-14 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. They outrebounded BC Nizhny Novgorod 38-26 including a 29-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. 28 personal fouls committed by BC Nizhny Novgorod helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American-Greek point guard Nick Calathes (198-89, college: Florida) scored 22 points and 9 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Australian center Aleks Maric (211-84, college: Nebraska) chipped in 10 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. Lokomotiv's coach Evgeny Pashutin used entire bench in such tough game. American swingman Dijon Thompson (201-83, college: UCLA) responded with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Lokomotiv moved-up to fourth place. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side keeps the sixth position with seven games lost. Lokomotiv are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Enisey Krasnoyarsk (#10) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. BC Nizhny Novgorod will play against Triumph Lyubertsy (#8) in Lubertsy and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Khimki. Second ranked host Khimky (8-2) defeated one of their biggest challengers Spartak St.Petersburg (7-5) 72-60. International guard Vitaliy Fridzon (195-85, agency: Alti Sport) notched 25 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) to lead the effort and Paul Davis supported him with 11 points and 6 rebounds. Even 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) by American-Bosnian guard Zack Wright (195-85, college: Central Mo.) did not help to save the game for Spartak St.Petersburg. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Khimky have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 8-2 record having five points less than leader CSKA. Spartak St.Petersburg at the other side keeps the third place with five games lost. Khimky will play against Unics Kazan (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Spartak St.Petersburg will have a break next round.
PBL top team - CSKA Moscow (11-1) managed to deliver another win on Thursday. This time they beat eighth ranked Unics Kazan (3-7) 89-79. The best player for the winners was Nenad Krstic who scored 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). CSKA Moscow's coach Ettore Messina let to play all 12 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Chuck Eidson produced 26 points and 5 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for the guests. CSKA Moscow have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 11-1 record. Unics Kazan lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the ninth place with seven games lost. CSKA Moscow will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Unics Kazan will play against the league's second-placed Khimky (#2) in Khimki and hope to secure a win.



CSKA - Unics 89-79

PBL top team - CSKA Moscow (11-1) managed to deliver another win on Thursday. This time they beat eighth ranked Unics Kazan (3-7) 89-79. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. CSKA Moscow shot 60.4 percent from the field. CSKA Moscow outrebounded Unics Kazan 30-18 including a 26-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for CSKA Moscow especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.0 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The best player for the winners was Serbian center Nenad Krstic (212-83) who scored 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Serbian forward Vladimir Micov (201-85, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Four CSKA Moscow players scored in double figures. CSKA Moscow's coach Ettore Messina let to play all 12 players and allowed the starting five to rest. American forward Chuck Eidson (203-80, college: S.Carolina, agency: Three Eye Sports) produced 26 points and 5 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and Greek power forward Ian Vougioukas (212-85, college: St.Louis) added 15 points respectively for the guests. CSKA Moscow have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 11-1 record. Unics Kazan lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the ninth place with seven games lost. CSKA Moscow will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Unics Kazan will play against the league's second-placed Khimky (#2) in Khimki and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
CSKA: N.Krstic 16+6reb+5ast, V.Micov 14+5reb+4ast, M.Teodosic 14+2reb+4ast, A.Ponkrashov 12+1reb+1ast, D.Sokolov 8+2reb, A.Zozulin 7+5reb+1ast
Unics: C.Eidson 26+5reb+2ast, I.Vougioukas 15+1reb+1ast, T.Lyday 13+4ast, V.Veremeenko 8+4reb+2ast, P.Sergeev 6+1ast, K.Kaimakoglou 6+4reb+2ast
gschID: 200792


Lokomotiv - N.Novgorod 75-74

The most exciting game of round 14 in the PBL took place in Kuban. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 6th ranked BC Nizhny Novgorod (4-7) to fifth ranked Lokomotiv (5-5) 75-74 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of BC Nizhny Novgorod. The hosts trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 24-14 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. They outrebounded BC Nizhny Novgorod 38-26 including a 29-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. 28 personal fouls committed by BC Nizhny Novgorod helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American-Greek point guard Nick Calathes (198-89, college: Florida) scored 22 points and 9 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Australian center Aleks Maric (211-84, college: Nebraska) chipped in 10 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. Four Lokomotiv players scored in double figures. Lokomotiv's coach Evgeny Pashutin used entire bench in such tough game. American swingman Dijon Thompson (201-83, college: UCLA) responded with 17 points and 9 rebounds and international power forward Artem Yakovenko (205-88) scored 20 points. Lokomotiv moved-up to fourth place. BC Nizhny Novgorod at the other side keeps the sixth position with seven games lost. Lokomotiv are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Enisey Krasnoyarsk (#10) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. BC Nizhny Novgorod will play against Triumph Lyubertsy (#8) in Lubertsy and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Lokomotiv: N.Calathes 22+9reb+2ast, M.Tkachenko 12+1reb+5ast, S.Bykov 10+2reb+6ast, A.Maric 10+10reb, N.Shabalkin 8+8reb+1ast, D.Brown 7+6reb
N.Novgorod: A.Yakovenko 20+1reb, D.Thompson 17+9reb+1ast, O.Trotter 14+2reb+2ast, D.Golovin 8+3reb+3ast, S.Antonov 6+3reb+1ast, P.Korobkov 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 200789


Khimky - Spartak SP 72-60

The game between Top Four teams took place in Khimki. Second ranked host Khimky (8-2) defeated one of their biggest challengers Spartak St.Petersburg (7-5) 72-60. The game was mostly controlled by Khimky. Spartak St.Petersburg was better in fourth quarter 24-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Spartak St.Petersburg to just 5 points in first quarter. Khimky made 17-of-19 charity shots (89.5 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Spartak St.Petersburg turnovers and outrebounded them 32-21 including a 27-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. International guard Vitaliy Fridzon (195-85, agency: Alti Sport) notched 25 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) to lead the effort and American center Paul Davis (211-84, college: Michigan St.) supported him with 11 points and 6 rebounds. Even 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) by American-Bosnian guard Zack Wright (195-85, college: Central Mo.) did not help to save the game for Spartak St.Petersburg. Guard Vasili Zavoruev (196-87, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 11 points for the guests. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Khimky have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 8-2 record having five points less than leader CSKA. Spartak St.Petersburg at the other side keeps the third place with five games lost. Khimky will play against Unics Kazan (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Spartak St.Petersburg will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Khimky: V.Fridzon 25+4reb+1ast, P.Davis 11+6reb, S.Monya 8+4reb+3ast, Z.Planinic 6+2reb+4ast, K.Rivers 6+1reb, A.Zhukanenko 6+3reb+3ast
Spartak SP: Z.Wright 17+5reb+4ast, V.Zavoruev 11+2reb+2ast, J.Strelnieks 7+2ast, L.Mavrokefalidis 7+1reb+1ast, Y.Korolev 5+2reb, F.Dmitriev 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 200790


  




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