John Brown scores season-high 24 points sending UNICS to the 7th win in a row

2021-01-23T16:50:22+00:00 2021-01-23T19:59:30+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

23/Jan/21 16:50

UNICS Kazan makes short work of Nizhny Novgorod on the road

By Eurohoops Team/

John Brown meant business for UNICS Kazan in the away win, 91-66, versus Nizhny Novgorod on Saturday. The 28-year-old American forward poured a season-best 24 points making 11/17 two-pointers. He also registered six rebounds, four steals, and two assists.

Isaiah Canaan added 16 points and Jamar Smith had 11 points. John Holland and Georgy Zhbanov put up ten apiece. Kasey Shepherd and Evgeny Baburin led the hosts with a team-high 14 points each.

The VTB United League win marked the seventh straight in all competitions for the team coached by Dimitris Priftis. The streak launched in late December includes five wins at the VTB level and improved the overall tally to 10-4.

Zenit Saint-Petersburg at 11-1 sits on top of the table. Second-placed CSKA Moscow currently holds a 10-2 record.

VTB results this week:

Nizhny Novgorod – UNICS Kazan 66-91
Enea Zastal Zielona Gora – Avtodor Saratov 77-64

Enisey – Astana
Tsmoki-Minsk – Kalev/Cramo

Photo Credit: EuroCup