12.05.2021
Best-of-3 series gives no time to rest. On the next day after win in the Game 1 our team went to Nizhny Novgorod to continue fighting...
To the trip right after the game

PRE-GAME BREAKDOWN

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.

PAST MATCHUPS

Win-loss record: 30-3
2020-21 season games:
03-Jan-2021. N.Novgorod – CSKA: 63-83 (+20)
25-Apr-2021. CSKA – N.Novgorod: 85-84 (+1)
11-May-2021. CSKA – N.Novgorod: 84-59 (+25)

SHORT DOSSIER

BC Nizhny Novgorod

Founded: 2000
Colors: white, black
Homecourt: Labor Unions Palace of Sports (5,000)
CEO: Alexander Khairetdinov
Head coach: Zoran Lukic
Website: www.nn-basket.ru
Accomplishments: VTB United League runner-ups (2014), Russian Championship runner-up (2014), Superleague B champion (2010), Russian Cup finalists (2011)

 

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