Latvian national team boss Jānis Strēlnieks went to the square on Thursday after a break of about a month and in his first ULEB Euroleague match of the season, he stood out with two points, helping CSKA Moscow win.
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CSKA defeated Spanish team “Valencia” in their field with the result 84:75 (17:16, 27:19, 18:23, 22:17).
The shooter spent ten minutes and two seconds on the field recovering and recovering from a Covid-19 injury, scoring two points in one of two two-point shots, while the only long shot was wrong. The manager of the match also scored twice, earned two personal notes and finished the game with a negative efficiency of -1.
This season was the first ULEB Euroleague match for the Latvian national basketball player, but he has played one game in the VTB United League before.
The most successful in the CSKA team with 17 points was Mike James, who also accounted for five assists. Will Klaibērn threw two less points, also scored five rebounds. Nikola Kalinic stood out at the Spanish club with 15 points.
This duel was criticized by Latvian chief judge Oleg Latishev.
In another game, Wilderban ASVEL without Rihards Lomaža made a home run with the result 74:83 (23:13, 27:28, 10:16, 14:26) Kaunas introduced “Žalgiris”, testing the third failure this season.
In the ASVEL team, Charles Kahudi scored 18 points, but Marius Grigonis picked up the win with 25 points in the second half.
The French team previously played the last game on October 11, as Covid-19 had previously been detected in the unit. For this reason, ASVEL had to cancel three Euroleague games, which will be played in November and December.
CSKA is in seventh place with two wins in six games, while ASVEL is ranked 17th but one with three losses.
Also this season, ten countries with 18 teams are represented in the Euroleague, which is the same as the previous season. The teams will play a two-round tournament, with the top eight going into the playoffs. The Euroleague champion will be decisive in Cologne, where the final four tournaments will be held.
This year, the champion was undecided, the tournament ended six rounds before the end of the regular championship.