CEZ Nymburk and Pallacanestro Cantu in next round
After first day of Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying rounds, two teams qualified to the next round, CEZ Basketball Nymburk and Pallacanestro Cantu.
In Game 1 of today’s programme, CEZ Basketball Nymburk topped Telenet Oostende 83-65 as it was expected.
Petr Benda scored 14, Mike Taylor 13, Miljan Pavkovic 10 and Pavel Houska added 9 points and 11 rebounds for Nymburk, which plays next on Thursday.
In Game 2, Pallacanestro Cantu wins over PBC Lukoil Academic Sofia 87-79, even I believed that Lukoil could surprise Cantu and qualify to the next round.
Newcomers Alex Tyus scored 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and Jerry Smith shined with 13 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals to lead the host team.
These two teams, CEZ Basketball Nymburk and Pallacanestro Cantu will meet each other at Thursday, September 27 at 18.00 CET in Round 2 of Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifications round.
Tomorrow, we will see two games as Unics Kazan will meet Ratiopharm Ulm at 18:00 CET and Le Mans Sarthe Basket will play against BC Donetsk at 20.45 CET.