Traveling on the floor of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to launch the Top 16 of the Eurocoup, Boulogne-Levallois snatched a short success (79-83).
Boulogne-Levallois has launched its Top 16 of the Eurocoup well. On matchday one, Jure Zdovc’s players went to seek victory on the floor of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, which had only lost at home once since the start of the season. Thanks to an 8-0 very early in the game, the Parisians started the game strong but the Russians, led by Mindaugas Kuzminskas (21 points, 6 rebounds) remained in contact before responding at the start of the second quarter with, again, an 8-0. Returning to the match with a 10-0 before half-time, the Metropolitans were put in difficulty on the return to the floor, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar taking control of the game and leading by five lengths ten minutes from the end of the meeting . A last quarter during which the teammates of David Michineau (19 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists) and Anthony Brown (17 points, 8 rebounds) were very strong, especially mentally. Despite the Russian offensives, the Boulogne-Levallois players clung to their four-point advantage which, in the game of fouls and free throws at the very end of the game, held firm. At the end of the suspense, the “Mets” won by a short margin (79-83) but got off to a good start in this Top 16.
BASKET – EUROCOUPE (M) / TOP 16
Group F – 1st day
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar – Boulogne-Levallois : 79-83
Wednesday 13 January 2021
8:30 p.m .: Partizan Belgrade – Trento
Group F classification
1- Boulogne-Levallois 1 win-0 defeats
2- Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 0V-1D
3- Partizan Belgrade