The teams approached the game on opposite places in the table. Kalev (1-7) after 3 consecutive defeats are second worst team, and Zenit (10-1) with a 3-game winning streak lead.
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.
Although Zenit’s status is contenders Kalev didn’t want to play second fiddle.
Upon online voting, the Board of the League has decided to terminate season 2019/20 due to negative developments in COVID-19 outbreak.
BC Kalev/Cramo team member has been tested positive with coronavirus. All team members, staff, Lokomotiv-Kuban team members and other close contacts have been informed about the situation. The team and the staff are in quarantine for the next two weeks. It is unknown how the virus got to the team.
Kalev beat Zenit on the road – 76:75 (20:22, 23:19, 14:21, 19:13).
Kalev beat Avtodor at home – 88:76 (26:15, 19:13, 21:21, 22:27)
CSKA downed Kalev on the road – 91:50 (31:10, 20:16, 23:14, 17:10).
Khimki beat Kalev at home – 118:81 (26:23, 37:17, 31:24, 24:28)
What a game! Kalev beat Enisey at home court 94:87 (16:24, 32:13, 22:22, 24:28).
Lokomotiv-Kuban beat Kalev at home – 87:63 (26:19, 16:14, 22:13, 23:17).
Kalev came short in away game against Avtodor – 100:90 (26:23, 29:30, 25:21, 20:16).
PARMA took Kalev down at home – 85:74 (23:16, 14:18, 19:28, 29:12).
Kalev/Cramo played their third game in VTB League against Kazan Unics. First game against BC Khimki we lost 86:63. Second game against Nizhny Novgorod was much more better and Kalev/Cramo won 76:74. Yesterdays game was a big suprise for Kazan Unics fans because Kalev/Cramo won the game 85:63.
Kalev/Cramo got their 13th victory of the season in VTB as they defeated Nizni Novgorod 94:84 (39:44) in Saku Suurhall
BC Kalev/Cramo made basketball history in Kalevi Spordihall today as they defeated Zenit 96:78 (43:32)
Kalev/Cramo stays on course for VTB play-offs as they defeat the Permi Parma 105:75 (47:42).
Estonian-Latvian United league bronze medal game against BC Kalev/Cramo and BK Ogre ended in a thriller
After losing all four previous games against VEF Kalev/Cramo was looking for a revenge in a crucial game in the Estonian-Latvian play-offs.
BC Kalev/Cramo started Estonian-Latvian play-offs against Tartu Ülikool well and made a big step towards Final Four.
BC Kalev/Cramo had to admit a defeat in Estonian-Latvian league as the league leader Ventspils took a crucial win at home.
n OlyBet Estonian-Latvian league, BC Kalev/Cramo crushed Latvian University by 26 points.
In VTB United league Kalev/Cramo had to admit a difficult loss against the strong Moscow Khimki even though the hosts dictated most of the game.
During Saturdays VTB United League All-Star game gala, 10 people were introduced as the first members of VTB League Hall of Fame. Gregor Arbet from Estonian team BC Kalev/Cramo was one of the chosen ones.
BC Kalev/Cramo secured another victory in Olybet Estonian-Latvian United league as they defeated fourth place team Ogre.
Kalev/Cramo took an obligatory win against Jekabpils/SMScredit.lv in Estonian-Latvian United League.
In the last quarter Jurmala tried their hardest to stay in the game, but weren’t able to keep up with the visitors and Kalev/Cramo took a hard fought 15th win of the season.
Kalev/Cramo stood up against a powerful Russian klub Kazan Unics but had to admit a narrow defeat at the end – 74:76.
The visiting side BC Kalev/Cramo took a comfortable 100:66 win.
Kalev/Cramo earned their fourth win of the season to go with five losses as they defeated Parma 93:82 (47:35) at home.
Kalev/Cramo basically decided the game in the first quarter, which they won 32:13.
BC Kalev/Cramo took their fourth loss in a row in VTB as the hosting Riga VEF took a crucial 74:82 (37:31) home win against the visiting Kalev/Cramo.
BC Kalev/Cramo got their fourth straight victory in Estonian-Latvian Basketball League as they defeated Latvian University 94:69.
BC Kalev/Cramo defeated Nizni Novgorod 82:68 in the VTB league opener and got a sweet victory.
BC Kalev/Cramo came out strong and defeated BK Ventspils in a tight game 97:85.
BC Kalev/Cramo lost to BC Tsmoki-Minks in overtime 80:85 and practically lost their chances of a first VTB play-off experience.
BC Kalev/Cramo finished Alexela Basketball League regular season with a 84:70 victory against AVIS UTILITAS Rapla
BC Kalev/Cramo played their worst game of the season in Perm against local Parma team – in a very important VTB game the team lost 84:104 (32:55).
BC Kalev/Cramo coaching duo of Donaldas Kairys and Indrek Reinbok got a new addition to their team after the addition of Lithuanian Giedrius Žibenas.
BC Kalev/Cramo made a nice present for all the fathers and fathers to be as they got their first win in VTB league against Astana in Kalevi Spordihall. Thanks to the help of the newest addition Isaiah Briscoe, BC Kalev/Cramo defeated BC Astana 83:73 (45:36).
BC Kalev/Cramo came into the game fired up and took the lead early on thanks to great work by Martin Dorbek and kept it until the half-time. Their good momentum carried on to the second half as the opponents couldn’t cut into the deficit and a good 97-73 win for the hosts.
In Tuesdays game against TLÜ/Kalev, Sten Sokk from BC Kalev/Cramo made history and passed his grandfather August Sokk in the All-Time scoring list of Estonian Championships. Sokk had 13 points in the game which makes his total of 2339 compared to August Sokk and his 2334.
With a third consecutive win for BC Kalev/Cramo stays undefeated in Estonian league after crushing TLÜ/Kalev 84:59. Janari Jõesaar had a nice all-around game with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists, Thomas van der Mars and Sten Sokk added 13 points.