Vice-champion of Ukrainian super League, Dnipro suffered their second defeat in the group stage of the Cup of Europe FIBA.
To the home match with “ARIS”, “Dnepr” came without two key players due to injuries, the team lost the main scorer Alexander Mishula and the best sniper Pavel Revzin.
Despite the serious loss to Dnipro in the first quarter managed to earn a double-digit advantage. A series of hits timofeyenko and Zakurdaeva recorded a snatch masters 15:3. Unfortunately, this level of “Dnipro” managed to only support until mid-first quarter.
After a spirited start the attack “Dnepr” was completely up and was unable to recover. Over the next three-quarters of the wards of Denis Zhuravlev scored only 29 points.
Surprisingly, even with such a disastrous game with someone else’s ring “Dnepr” until the last claim for a positive result. At the end of the match timofeyenko tried to take the initiative, but first missed a important penalty and then bad shots from behind the arc.
31 Oct Dnipro in the third round of the group stage of the Cup of Europe FIBA on departure will play with “Kata”.
Dnipro (Ukraine) – ARIS (Greece) – 51:55 (22:15, 11:13, 11:14, 7:13)
Dnepr: zakurdaev (17 + 7 rebounds), Kozhemyakin (12 + 4 assists), timofeyenko (10).
ARIS: bell (16), Bogoridi (14 + 9 rebounds), Plionis (5 + 5 transfers + 5 interceptions).
Levski (Bulgaria) – Rolling (Finland) 94:86
Standings: Levski – 4, Rolling – 3, ARIS – 3, Dnepr – 2.
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