The eight-man Kalev / Cramo was able to keep the game in balance in the first half, while Avtodor was able to open a nine-point lead after the end of the third quarter. Kalev only managed to score six points in the final quarter and Avtodor suffered a three-game loss to the Estonian champions.
Not only was Kalev affected by the coronavirus, the Avtodor game missing players also included key contributors such as Devin Thomas, Marcus Keene, Janari Jõesaar and Kregor Hermet.
Cramo struggled with her field goal percentage and only hit 28 percent of his shot attempts. However, their ricochet helped them as they won the rebound match 44:43 and scored 17 offensive ricochets throughout the game.
Chavaughn Lewis led Kalev by 13 points and added eight rebounds to his record. Maurice Kemp collected a double-double with ten points and ten rebounds. Striker Martin Dorbek collected six offensive rebounds and added seven points. The game’s top scorer was Avtodor man Nikita Mikhailovskii with 24 points.
Kalev / Cramo now has one win and seven losses for the United League season, placing them twelfth in the 13-man league. Kalev has only played eight games this season due to multiple coronavirus outbreaks, while most teams have played ten or more games. Kalev’s next game in the VTB United League will be played against Russian leaders Zenit Petersburg (10W-1L).
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