Zenit downs CSKA to stay alive in Finals

2022-05-25T21:14:55+00:00 2022-05-25T21:58:32+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

25/May/22 21:14


Zenit fought back in style vs. CSKA in Game 3.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Jordan Mickey had 23 points plus five rebounds as Zenit St. Petersburg beat CSKA Moscow 93 – 79 to grab its first win in the VTB League Finals after losing the first two games on the road.

Sergey Karasev added 19 points, Jordan Loyd contributed 14 points, eight rebounds plus five assists and Billy Baron scored 11 for Zenit that led for the entire game and was up by a comfortable margin after halftime. The hosts flirted with a 20-point deficit for most of the second half and actually got up 93 – 73 near the end of the game as CSKA couldn’t keep up with their offense.

Nikola Milutinov finished with 14 points plus 12 rebounds, Will Clyburn posted 14 points and seven boards and Allerik Freeman scored 12 for CSKA.