Rakvere Tarvas/Palmse Metall
Unable to crack zone defense ended with a defeat29-12-2014
BC Kalev/Cramo faced Saratovi Avtodor in VTB league. While playing most of the game zone defense Saratov managed to take the win 77 : 91 . Rolands Freimanis was again the top scorer for BC Kalev/Cramo with 24 points, E.J. Singler had 18 and Gregor Arbet 14 points. For the opponents six guys were in doule digits with Cortney Fortson beeing the best at 18 points and 10 rebounds. Armands Škele missed the game due to an ilness. BC Kalev/Cramo had a rough day from the three point line when they made only 11 shots from 36 attempts but managed to create a new VTB record with 32 offensive rebounds.With 5 wins and 7 losses BC Kalev/Cramo goes on do the new year at the ninth place in the tabel.
Alar Varrak after the game,: „In the first half we controlled the ball well and didn’t make too many turnovers and due to that were in the game. Unforutnately the sescond half we had a lot of turnovers which ended with the opponents fast breaks. We really missed Armands who would’ve been helpful against zone defense.
Opponents coach Sergei Mokini told the press that they used BC Kalev/Cramos weaknesses very well and the win was an expected result.