By Stefan Djordjevic/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Zenit St. Petersburg gambled away an early lead but managed to get away with a 103-95 win over Astana after overtime in the squads’ last VTB League regular season game.
Codi Miller-McIntyre led the victors with 20 points while Jalen Reynolds added 15. For Astana, Michael Jenkins scored 20 followed by Kenneth Horton’s 19 points.
Zenit’s eight-point win means they will take over the fifth spot from Astana and with that the playoff bracket has been set:
1. CSKA – 8. Nizhny Novgorod
2. UNICS – 7. Kalev
3. Khimki – 6. Astana
4. Lokomotiv – 5. Zenit
The series are played in a best-of-five format with a 1–2–2 structure. Four teams that win their series advance to the Final Four where the champion will be decided.
Photo Credit: VTB League