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Sam Dekker put on a strong double-double performance as Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar logged an 88-80 road win against Tsmoki-Minsk in their first 2019-20 VTB League game.
The former NBAer scored 15 points while grabbing 11 rebounds and dishing four assists for a total of 25 PIR in his first-ever VTB game. And he did with style, treating the crowd with some electrifying dunks.
Johny O’Bryant followed with a double-double of his won – 15 points and ten boards – in addition to Vitaly Fridzon’s 17 points.
For Tsmoki, Branko Mirkovic scored game-high 21 points and dished nine assists for 28 PIR while Dominez Burnett added 16 points.
Lokomotiv was ahead 25-24 after ten minutes and 49-46 at halftime. Tsmoki-Minsk was close to grabbing the lead multiple times after the break but Lokomotiv managed to stay ahead in the third (68-61) and seal the deal in the fourth quarter.
Photo Credit: VTB League