CSKA Moscow triumphs over Fenerbahce in EuroLeague classic

Kyle Hines CSKA Moscow
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

In another classic game between two EuroLeague powerhouses, CSKA Moscow dominated Fenerbahce at home (88-70).

The Turks remained competitive until halftime (21-17, 39-34), yet the Muscovites took over after that.

Playing excellent especially offensively, they outscored their opponents 49-36 in the second half and cruised to an easy victory.

Mike James (31 points) and Janis Strelnieks (23 points) combined for 54 points and 10 three-pointers (10/13) for the winners.

On the other hand, Kostas Sloukas and Derrick Williams were the best players of the losing squad, with 20 and 19 points, respectively.

CSKA Moscow improved to 6-2, whereas Fenerbahce dropped to 2-6.