The Moscow basketball club CSKA lost to the Turkish “Darussafaka” in the away match of the 7th round of the Euroleague regular season with a score of 83:91.
Ward, the former head coach of Russia David Blatt managed to put the team first defeat in this season’s tournament after six wins in a row. Moreover, taking into account the previous winning season series CSKA in the Euroleague last 13 matches.
Current Champions too far released “Darussafaka” at the start of the meeting, allowing the hosts to score 13 unanswered points.
“CSKA must not afford to start matches. In the first quarter, we did not fight, and the next three quarters understood how to play. This is a good lesson for us,” said head coach of CSKA Moscow Dimitris Itoudis press-service of the club.
The most productive in Istanbul CSKA began point guard Cory Higgins and Nando de Colo, the assets of which for 17 points. The Turkish team scored James Anderson (20).
Despite this setback, CSKA has kept the first place in the standings. In the next match of the Moscow team on November 18 will play at home against the Lithuanian “Zalgiris”.