Upset in Badalona

Lokomotiv-Kuban lost 77:100 to Joventut in the game for the lead in group A of Eurocup.

The top scorers on the guest team were Errick McCollum with 23 points and the captain Stanislav Ilnitskiy added 14. Johnathan Motley contributed 13 and Darius Thompson scored 10. The game started well for Lokomotiv. The guests outscored Joventet in the first quarter 27:22.

But it was not enough to set the lead for the whole game. Hosts started to build the momentum in before the break. They were leading 50:46 after the second quarter. In the end Vladimir Brodziansky scored career-high 31 points of the game to secure the win for the Joventut – 100:77.

After the loss in Badalona Lokomotiv-Kuban have shifted to the third spot in group A, chasing Partizan and the leader Joventut.

Next game the team will play away against Morabank Andorra on January 19th.

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