Shved scores 21, CSKA takes 2-0 lead against Lokomotiv

2022-05-07T16:39:07+00:00 2022-05-07T16:39:07+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

07/May/22 16:39

Eurohoops.net

CSKA Moscow is one win away from reaching the VTB League Finals

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Alexey Shved scored a team-high 21 points to lead CSKA Moscow to an 86-72 victory over Lokomotiv Kuban in Game 2 of their VTB League semifinals series. CSKA leads the race 2-0 and is one victory away from returning to the competition’s finals.

Allerik Freeman added to Shved’s efforts with 20 points on 6-of-11 FG, Nikola Milutinov contributed a double-double with 11 points and 15 rebounds for CSKA and Will Clyburn tapped 9 points.

Errick McCollum led Lokomotiv with 18 points, Stanislav Ilnitskiy added a double-double of 14 points and 10 assists and Johnathan Motley scored 14 points and 8 assists.

Game 3 of the series is underway Tuesday (May 10, 13:00 CET) in Krasnodar, where Loko will seek to avoid a sweep.

Powered by “Super Mario” Hezonja’s double-double, UNICS Kazan currently leads the series against Zenit St Petersburg 1-0. Game 2 of the series is scheduled for Sunday (May 8, 15:00 CET) in St Petersburg.

 

Photo credit: VTB League on Flickr