USH CSKA is ready to host its final official game – it will happen either on Thursday or on Saturday. After the last home game the special ceremony will be held.
The army team has three players off the roster: Janis Strelnieks, who is not on the VTB League team list, and Nikola Milutinov, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, and Joel Bolomboy, out with ankle issue.
WORD TO THE COACH
Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA head coach:
First, I expect to see many fans on our arena, it will be a great boost for our team. Second, we are 2-0, but we remember that we need one more win, so we are focused, determined and decisive to go for it. We know it's not going to be easy because UNICS has a lot of values and qualities, they will try to use them all the way through.
CSKA biggest margin of victory: 102-54 (+48) (1997-98 Russian Championship. Quarterfinal)
UNICS biggest margin of victory: 113-77 (-36) (2000-01 Russian Superleague. Regular season. 2nd stage)
Game of VTB United League 2020-21 Regular Season:
26-Dec-2020. UNICS – CSKA: 76-83 (+7)
27-Mar-2021. CSKA – UNICS: 102-86 (+16)
05-Jun-2021. UNICS – CSKA: 77-85 (+8)
07-Jun-2021. UNICS – CSKA: 57-76 (+19)
Color: green, black, white
Home court: Basket Hall (7,500)
President: Evgeny Bogachev
Head coach: Dimitrios Priftis
- EuroCup winner (2011),
- FIBA Europe League winner (2004),
- 4-time Russian League runner-up (2001, 2002, 2004, 2007),
- 6-time Russian League bronze winner (2000, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011),
- NEBL champion (2003),
- 3-time Russian Cup winner (2003, 2009, 2014),
- 3-Russian Cup runner-up (2005, 2007, 2010),
- 3-time VTB United League runner-up (2010, 2012, 2016)