13 players boarded the plane to Nizhny. Nikola Milutinov and Joel Bolomboy continue to recover after injuries. Janis Strelnieks is not on the VTB United League roster.
WORD TO THE COACH
Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA head coach:
We are trying to catch our rhythm. We watched the video and we want to correct some things that did not work for us in Game 1. It’s still 1-0 in the series and we know that Nizhny plays differently at home. So we will be ready.
BC Nizhny Novgorod
Colors: white, black
Homecourt: Labor Unions Palace of Sports (5,000)
CEO: Alexander Khairetdinov
Head coach: Zoran Lukic
Accomplishments: VTB United League runner-ups (2014), Russian Championship runner-up (2014), Superleague B champion (2010), Russian Cup finalists (2011)