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  • Superleague 1 Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Wins for Samara and Uralmash
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Ike NwamuRuna Basket - Samara 73-81 Samara upset Runas Basket to take 2-1 lead. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Samara made 7 blocks. It was a good game for Nigerian-American guard Ike Nwamu (196-93, college: UNLV) who led his team to a victory with 25 points and 4 assists. Point guard Anton Glazunov (185-86) contributed with 14 points and 6 assists for the winners. Guard Fedor Klyuchnikov (193-90) answered with 21 points and 7 rebounds and forward Evgeny Karpeko...

  • Legia tabs Valerii Likhodey
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    ValeriiLikhodeyLegia Warszawa (EBL) inked experienced 34-year old Russian ex-international power forward Valerii Likhodey (204cm-97kg, agency: Alti Sport). He played recently at Anwil (EBL), but left the team earlier this month. In 23 EBL games he recorded 7.8ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.3apg. Likhodey also played 2 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 8.5ppg, 1.5rpg and 1.0apg. And finally he contributed to 1 game in Basketball Champions League where he had 8 points, 3 rebounds and 1 block. The last season...

  • Benjamin-Pavel Dudu selected the top Russian playing abroad in last week's games
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Benjamin-PavelDuduWe bring you last week's top performances from Russians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. Marsel Ovsepyan (202-F-90) could not help one of league's weakest teams Rubon (11-7) in their last game. Despite his good performance Rubon was edged 93-90 at home by the higher-ranked (#4) Impuls BGUIR Minsk.

  • Micheal Eric reportedly in talks with CSKA Moscow
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Micheal EricCSKA Moscow (VTB) is reportedly in talks with 32-year old Nigerian international center Micheal Eric (210cm-109kg-88, college: Temple) who currently plays atTurk Telekom Ankara in Turkey. In 19 BSL games he recorded 11.0ppg, 6.2rpg and 1.0bpg this season. He also played 6 games in Basketball Champions League where he averaged 12.2ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.3bpg. The last season Eric played at TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spanish Liga Endesa. In 28 games he had 7.0ppg and 3.6rpg. He...

  • VTB-Youth League Round 28: N.Novgorod-2 edge Khimki-2 by one point
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Ilya SorokinThere were many interesting games last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. Here is the last round review presented by Job Market. The most exciting game of round 28 in the VTB-Youth League took place in Khimki. This derby game ended with only one-point home defeat of much higher ranked Khimki-2 (21-11) to fourth ranked N.Novgorod-2 (18-14) 88-87 on Thursday evening. The guests trailed by 5 points after three quarters before their 25-19...

  • Fedyushin number one in Russian Superleague 1 for round 22 (by Interperformances)
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    AlimdzhanFedyushinFormer international Alimdzhan Fedyushin (209-C/F-89, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) put on an amazing game in the last round for second-ranked TSU, receiving a Interperformances Superleague 1 Player of the Week award for round 22. The 31-year old player had a double-double of 27 points and 14 rebounds, while his team beat MBA Moscow (#5, 12-7) 114-107. TSU is placed at 2nd position in Russian Superleague 1. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season....

  • Superleague 1 Round 22: Samara is defeated by CSKA 2
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    MakarKonovalovThere was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with defeat of the leader, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. Here is the last round review presented by Job Market. The most surprising game was another loss of top-ranked Samara (16-3) at the home court on Thursday night. Hosts were defeated by eleventh ranked CSKA 2 (7-12) 74-65. Strangely Samara outrebounded CSKA 2 53-41 including a 22-9 advantage in offensive rebounds. Point guard...

  • Euroleague: Valencia outlast CSKA in double-overtime thriller
    on April 17, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    NikolaKalinicValencia - CSKA 105-103 Valencia knocked down CSKA in two overtimes to improve at 12-12 record in Euroleague regular season. Klemen Prepelic (191-G-92) and Nikola Kalinic (202-F-91) produced 22 points each for the winners. Valencia led by 8 points after ten minutes of action 25-17. CSKA picked up the tempo in the second frame. They dropped 26 points to pull within 4 points 43-47. CSKA cut the deficit to one point heading into the fourth quarter 63-64. CSKA pulled ahead late in regulation.

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