UNICS defeated Lokomotiv Kuban in the first match of the VTB United League series for third place
MOSCOW, May 19 – Kazan basketball club UNICS outplayed Krasnodar Lokomotiv-Kuban in the opening match of the series for third place in the playoffs of the VTB United League.
The meeting, held in the capital of Tatarstan, ended with a score of 90:75 (23:20, 23:23, 25:21, 19:11). As part of the winners, a double-double was scored by Mario Hezonha (36 points and 12 rebounds). The guests have a double-double in the assets of Jonathan Motley (27 points and 12 rebounds).
UNICS took the lead in the best-of-three series – 1-0. The second meeting will be held in Kazan on May 21.
The series for third place in the VTB United League is held for the first time.