The current champion of Ukraine Khimik scored an important victory over Budivelnik within the crucial series of the season.
The first half of the game “Budivelnik” held much more convincing – from the regular breakthroughs Dugat under the ring the Builders went into halftime with a double-digit margin (41:31).
Khimik second half started with a leap of 6:0, and “Budivelnik” managed to stabilize their advantage. Before the last quarter the hosts had a lead of six points.
During the decisive 10-minute “Chemist” equalized, and in the deciding moments of the match, the visitors from South played convincingly. While Budivelnik efforts Durata tried unsuccessfully to snatch victory, successful penetration Konev and Ryabchuk three-second zone provided the “Chemist” home field advantage.
The second match of the super League final will be held in Kiev. Re – “Budivelnik” and “Chemist” will find out the relationship on Monday, may 1.
Budivelnyk — Khimik 66:67 (18:12, 23:19, 15:19, 10:17), the account in a series 0:1
Budivelnik: Dugat (25 + 5 selections), the fields (16 + 5 assists), Stephens (6).
Chemist: Petrov (23 + 6 rebounds + 4 assists), Smith (13 + 6 assists), Konev (12 + 5 rebounds).
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