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VTB League Quarterfinals. Zenit at Enisey. Game 3 Preview

27 April 2022
VTB League Quarterfinals. Zenit at Enisey. Game 3 Preview

On April 28, Xavi Pascual’s Zenit will play Game 3  of the quarterfinal series against Enisey. The game will take place at the Arena.Sever in Krasnoyarsk. Game starts is at 16:00 (St. Petersburg time).

Both games in St. Petersburg were different from each other, which gives confidence to Krasnoyarsk fans. It is likely that the team led by Drazen Anzulovich will make every effort to force Game 4.

Opposition

Enisey forces in the VTB League

Points
9.5 – Grigory Motovilov (Russia, Guard, 188 cm)

Rebounds
6.7 – James Thompson (USA, Center, 208 cm)

Assists
3.2 – Timofey Gerasimov (Russia, Guard, 197 cm

Steals
1.2 – Timofey Gerasimov (Russia, Guard, 197 cm)

Zenit forces in the VTB League

Points
14.2 – Billy Baron (USA, Guard, 188 cm)

Rebounds
5.1 – Alex Poythress (USA, Forward, 205 cm)

Assists
4.1 – Tyson Carter (USA, Guard, 197 cm)

Steals
1.3 – Jordan Mickey (USA, Guard, 197 cm)

Quote

Vitaly Fridzon, Zenit BC Guard:

There will be adjustments in the game plans after the second meeting, but I will not, of course, talk about them. Probably, everything will depend on us, on our mood for the game, because we can’t relax. The second game showed that we relaxed, and there is a basketball rule that if you relax, then you are punished. We have to approach the game as seriously as we did the first meeting. It will depend more on us than on them. What is interesting about the playoffs? It is necessary to win not only when there is a throw. It is necessary to win with skill, desire, aspiration. It does not happen that the throw went in every game, otherwise you would be the champion in advance. If there is no throw, then we need to go out and play, show the basketball that we know how to play.