CSKA Moscow secured home-court advantage

Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

In an offensive showdown in Moscow, CSKA defeated Armani Milano (101-95) and earned the home-court advantage in the EuroLeague playoffs.

The Muscovites led from start to finish and defeated the Italians to extend their winning streak to seven games. At the same time, the visitors saw their five-game winning streak come to an end.

Othello Hunter led the winners, with 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Cory Higgins (18 points), Will Clyburn (16 points, all of them in the second half) and Nando De Colo (14 points, 12 in the first half) also stood out for the Russians.

Five players scored in double figures for the losing squad, as Nemanja Nedovic and Vladimir Micov posted 16 points apiece.

CSKA Moscow improved to 20-5, whereas Armani Milano dropped to 13-12.

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