Rus News Journal

The third in the four

Basketball players sankt - Petersburg the Dynamo have corrected the affairs in the second selection round of the Cup of Europe FIBA, having beaten on Tuesday evening on another`s platform of the champion of Czechia club Nimburk with the account 85:68. The victory in this match was necessary for wards Fotisa Katsikarisa as in the first round they have lost on a platform Anniversary to Ukrainian BK Kiev (63:90) and in case of one more failure could complicate considerably to itself an exit problem in a quarterfinal of the Cup of Europe (two best teams from group there get). That dinamovtsy have recovered from Kiev blow they have proved past Saturday, having beaten in Anniversary in a match of the championship of Russia Rostov the Locomotive (76:69). In Nimburke, a city of railwaymen, Petersburgers took straight away, having moved by seventh minute - 16:10. Such reserve was provided with Kellys McCarts and Vladimir Veremeenko. When the impulse of partners was supported by Andrey Ivanov, advantage is white - blue has grown to 12 points. The command from coast of Neva has won the first quarter - 27:12. In the second period of attacking power to visitors has added Damir Milkovich famous for the sniper qualities. To the big break it has typed 12 points, and dinamovtsy have increased a difference in the account - 45:32.
In second half of match owners for whom the veteran of the Lithuanian basketball of Gintaras Ejnikis played, also could not do anything with the raged visitors. In the third quarter at them Croat Ognen Ashkrabich who has typed 10 points was the soloist, and in final ten-minute American Dzherri Makkallou for good reason undertook. Has not forgotten about another`s ring and Milkovich. As a result advantage the Dynamo of SPb has grown to 25 points. Having understood that game is made, wards of Fotisa Katsikarisa have decided to keep forces and have allowed contenders to reduce backlog. But nenamnogo. The total account - 85:68 - speaks for itself. The Most productive at it is white - blue became Kelly McCart, written down on the account 17 of points, at Milkovicha - 14.
In group of I Cup of Europe after the second round there was confused enough situation. The matter is that Turkish Fenerbahche has unexpectedly beaten in capital of Ukraine BK Kiev (71:69) also has come out on top. Dinamovtsy Petersburg have settled down on the third line, closes the four of commands Nimburk not gained any victory. In a following match - on January, 10th - Petersburgers accept on the platform Fenerbahche . And till the end of the year (on December, 28th and 29) two more games 1/ 8 cup-finals of Russia against Kirov " are coming them; the Petrel . Under the mutual arrangement both match will take place in Petersburg. The winner of duel will meet in a quarterfinal with Kazan an Unix .
This year was very successful for our command, - the general director " considers; the Dynamo of SPb Vladimir Rodionov. - we became winners of Euroleague FIBA, now well we act not only in Europe, but also in the Russian championship. Confidently we go the third in the Superleague, and after visit ` Himok ` to Kazan (a match Khimki - an Unix will take place tomorrow.-) we can finish year on the second place. Agree, it is serious result. It is a pity only that on tribunes not so it is a lot of fans. And this with the fact that Petersburg, in my opinion, is not spoilt by high quality sports shows .
YURY of BALLETS