We gave a fight!18-04-2017


In the last away game of the season in VTB BC Kalev/Cramo took another loss after being defeated 75:86 (37:45) by Krasnodari Kuban-Lokomotiv. Branko Mirkovic had 21 points and Vitali Liutych finished with 15. For the winning side, Ian Vogioukas had 18, Kevin Jones and Taylor Rochestie 16 points.
Kalev started great and took a quick 12:5 lead (six points by Gladness) and also held a led 21:16 but in the final minutes of the quarter and the first minutes of the next quarter the hosts went on a 16:2 run which game them a 32:23 lead after climbing a little bit back, teams went to the half-time 37:45. Kalev came back fighting from the break and went on a 8:0 run to tie the game unfortunately after that the team made 8 turnovers in the quarter to give Kuban a 61:51 lead going in to the last quarter. Kalev tried and tried but the closest they got was 6 points but baskets from Rochestie, Janning and Broekhoff helped the hosts to take the win.
Looking at the statistics – Kuban made 39(!) points from Kalev/Cramo’s turnovers (22) against Kalev’s 4 points from 7 turnovers.  Despite letting opponents make 15 more shots, Kalev managed to stay in the game thanks to good shooting behind the arc (9/15).

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