Holiday in Nizhny

Andrey Vorontsevich (photo: M. Serbin,
Our team will be away from home for the Victory Day. CSKA is set to visit Nizhny in the VTB League quarterfinal series.

Pre-game breakdown

After two home wins the Red-Blues had a EuroLeague Media Day and the practice before the departure.

Mikhail Kulagin (foot injury) remains out. CSKA-2 guard Alexander Khomenko travels with the main team.

Word to the coach

Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA head coach:
Nizhny already upgraded their competitiveness in the Game 2. And we expect even more from them in the Game 3, because the team is playing differently on its home court, in front of their fans they fight even more. So we expect a tough game.

Past matchups

Win-loss record: 24-3
2018-19 season games:
13-Oct-2018. CSKA – N.Novgorod: 84-78 (+6)
09-Apr-2019. N.Novgorod – CSKA: 89-95 (+6)
04-May-2019. CSKA – N.Novgorod: 87-50 (+27)
06-May-2019. CSKA – N.Novgorod: 86-66 (+20)

Short dossier

Nizhny Novgorod
Founded: 2000
Colors: white, black
Homecourt: Labor Unions Palace of Sports (5,000)
President: Dmitry Svatkovsky
Head coach: Zoran Lukic
Accomplishments: VTB United League runner-ups (2014), Russian Championship runner-up (2014), Superleague B champion (2010), Russian Cup finalists (2011)

Cory Higgins, Nando De Colo and Othello Hunter (photo: M. Serbin,
Ivan Ukhov (photo: M. Serbin,
Will Clyburn (photo: M. Serbin,
Andrey Lopatin (photo: M. Serbin,
Nando De Colo (photo: M. Serbin,
Kyle Hines (photo: M. Serbin,
Othello Hunter (photo: M. Serbin,
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