Kalev logs first victory of the season over Nizhny Novgorod – VTB recap

2019-10-08T19:51:30+00:00 2019-10-08T19:51:30+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

08/Oct/19 19:51

Eurohoops.net

Another week ends in the VTB League with Kalev grabbing its first win of the season.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Kalev edged Nizhny Novgorod on the road with a 76-74 victory, their first for this season in the VTB League.

The winners were paced by Aigars Skele, who posted 21 points, three rebounds and two assists across 28 minutes on the court.

Earlier in Week 3, Sam Dekker led Lokomotiv past feisty Tsmoki, Khimki topped Enisey to remain undefeated, and Zenit logged a narrow win over CSKA.

So far, Khimki leads the course in the standings with a 3-0 record, Zenit follows with 2-0 while Unics, Kalev and Lokomotiv complete the top 5 spots with a single win each.

VTB League Week 3 results:

Nizhny Novgorod – Kalev 74 – 76 (Brown 19 p. – Skele 21 p.)
CSKA Moscow – Zenit  79 – 82 (Hilliard 16 p. – Voronov 15 p.)
UNICS – Astana 81 – 72 (McCollum 21 p. – Ristic 20 p.)
Enisey – Khimki 86 – 106 (Hogue 22 p. – Shved 22 p.)
Avtodor – Stelmet Zielona Gora 86 – 89 (Johnson 18 p. – Ponitka 21 p.)
Nizhny Novgorod – PARMA 105 – 99 (Lewis 27 p. – Moultrie 36 p.)
Tsmoki-Minsk – Lokomotiv-Kuban 80 – 88 (Mirkovic 21 p. – Fridzon 17 p.)

 

Photo credit: VTB League