The fifth victory in a row and the second «hundred» of the season!

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UNICS opened the second stage of the regular season in a bright and spectacular style, defeating Krasnoyarsk Enisey on the home floor and updating the club record of performance – 107:84. Velimir Perasovic's team inflicted the biggest defeat on the guests this season.

The Kazan team ran a double–digit distance already at the end of the second quarter - 59:42. In the future, the hosts methodically increased the advantage, which reached a maximum of «+39» in the final period after Erick GREEN's hit – 103:64.

The components of Kazan's success were aggressive defense coupled with an impeccable attack. The white-greens outperformed the opponent on the boards (35 against 28 in rebounds), generously shared the ball, giving almost three times as many assists (26 to 9) and demonstrated high accuracy of hits from beyond the arc - 11/24 three-pointers reached the goal (46%).

Five of our basketball players finished the match in double digits at once. The top scorer of the game was American guard Erick GREEN, who scored 31 points and updated his personal record of performance in the tournament. Marcos KNIGHT scored 17 points, 7 assists and 7 rebounds. Neno DIMITRIJEVIC brought 17 points and 7 assists to the team. Dmitry KULAGIN scored 11 points, 7 assists and 3 rebounds. Jalen REYNOLDS amassed a collection of 11 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocked shots.

UNICS (Kazan) – Enisey (Krasnoyarsk) – 107:84 (23:18, 36:24, 32:18, 16:24).
UNICS: Green (31 + 5 rebounds), Dimitrijevic (17 + 7 assists + 3 rebounds + 2 steals), Knight (17 + 7 rebounds + 7 assists), Kulagin (11 + 7 assists + 3 rebounds), Reynolds (11 + 5 rebounds + 2 assists + 2 blocked shots), Labeyrie (9 + 4 rebounds + 3 steals).
Enisey: Martin (22 + 2 rebounds + 2 assists), Rathan-Mayes (19 + 3 rebounds + 2 assists), Hopkins (9 + 5 rebounds), Karpenko (9).


Velimir PERASOVIC, BC UNICS head coach:

«I think the second stage that started this season is especially difficult. Each new victory will be given with more difficulty. After winning the last round against CSKA, we gained confidence and today demonstrated perhaps one of our best offensive games during the season. We shared the ball and ran away in fast breaks. Now we have to pause in the championship. Let's see what condition we'll be back in after the break».

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