CSKA Moscow do it once again

CSKA MoscowDespite losing a significant part of the budget as well as coach Ettore Messina, CSKA Moscow will be playing in the Final Four once again. Russian giants managed to lose game three in Vitoria after two convincing games in Moscow though they were not going to let the series extend to five games. Caja Laboral started slowly and found themselves 11 points down after the first quarter. However, the Spaniards were able to win the second period by 19 points.

When the most important moments of the game came John Robert Holden stepped up to make sure his team won't be skipping this year's Final Four in Paris. Holden had 19 on the night and was the top scorer for CSKA.

70 – (11+27+15+17) – Caja Laboral: Fernando San Emeterio 23, Brad Oleson 14, Tiago Splitter 10, Mirza Teletovic 6, Walter Herrmann 4, Stanko Barac 4, Carl English 3, Pau Ribas 2, Sean Singletary 2, Marcelinho Huertas 2.

74 – (22+8+15+29) – CSKA Moscow: John Robert Holden 19, Sasha Kaun 18, Trajan Langdon 16, Ramunas Siskauskas 10, Viktor Khryapa 7, Pops Mensah-Bonsu 2, Anton Ponkrashov 2.

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