A match that will be discussed for years has ended in Moscow.
CSKA in 30 ‘was at +20 against the inferior Parma Perm, but finally lost the game through its hands!
The guests “bombarded” the “army team” with an individual score of 36-14 in the last ten minutes and reached a historic “double” (95-97), with a buzzer beater three-pointer by Maxim Grigoriev.
Dimitris Itoudis ‘team (1-1 record in the VTB League) lined up without the injured Tornike Sengelia and after the first period, which showed weaknesses (26-25), played a tougher defense for 20’ and seemed to “clear” the game in the third quarter (81-61 in 30 ‘). However, this did not happen in the end.
With the difference at +20 in 30 ‘, the hosts “turned off” the engines and gave rights. Thus, Parma with an individual score of 24-10 reached -6 in 38 ‘and then brought the match to the point, finding a score outside the 6.75m. (92-91 in 39 ‘).
Mike James had. Shots and Gleb Seiko with a lucky three-pointer put the guests in front of the score (93-94), with 10 ” left.
After the timeout of Itoudis, James took the ball and left it in the basket of Parma, giving the lead to the hosts again with 5 ” on the clock.
But again, nothing was over. Maxim Grigoriev found the 14th accurate three-pointer at the buzzer and gave his team a surprise victory.
Mike James, who finished the match with 31 points, was not enough for the hosts, while the same was true for the double-digit Will Klaiburn (19p.) And Nikola Milutinov.
The first scorer of the winners was Boris Savovic (18 points).
Now, CSKA is preparing for the EuroLeague premiere against Barcelona away from home (1/10, 22:00).
The ten minutes: 26-25, 55-44, 81-61, 95-97.
Check out the buzzer beater three-pointer that judged the game: