Nizhny Novgorod were up to please the fans and they started at the high pace. Ivan Strebkov hit the three a few seconds after the starting whistle and didn’t stop, the guard scored 10 of the first 11 team points. Kalev took the chasing team status from the very beginning.
UNICS defense leave no chance for Kalev
Before the game, both teams were strenghtened by national teams leaders. Artsiom Parakhouski and Janari Joesaar were named for the game and the latter got starting five of Kalev.
Shortly before the game, Khimki announced new roster losses as Janis Timma, Evgeny Voronog and Jordan Mickey tested presumptive positive for coronavirus.
Although Zenit’s status is contenders Kalev didn’t want to play second fiddle.
BC Kalev/Cramo announced today the re-signing of Estonian National Team three point specialist forward Kristjan Kitsing.
BC Kalev/Cramo signed American guard Marqueze Coleman for the new season. The scoring guard joins Kalev/Cramo after a season in Portugal.
BC Kalev/Cramo brings in speed and scoring in the guard department as they add 25-year old and 175cm point guard Marcus Keene.
BC Kalev/Cramo signed american big man Devin Thomas, who will be one of the key players down in the paint. Thomas, who has been characterized as an agressive rebounder and a fierce competitor.
BC Kalev/Cramo announced today the signing of an american wing player Gabe Bealer who will be seen as the primary replacement for Janari Jõesaar.