National team

The Russian national team defeated the Netherlands, Emchenko has scored his first points for the national team

In the 3rd round of the qualifying tournament for the World Cup-2023, the Russian national team in Perm beat the Netherlands team - 80:69.

The captain of LOKO Stanislav Ilnitskiy was on the starting five. The beginning of the game didn’t go well – 0:8. However, the hosts responded with their acceleration and soon started to lead – 10:8. In the first half the game was on equal terms.

Another representative of LOKO guard Vladislav Yemchenko effectively entered the court. In a few seconds he marked himself with a steal, dunk and a three pointer.

Russians started the second half very well and took the lead with a double-digit advantage – 70:58. The opponents were not able to change the game after that.

In total, Yemchenko spent 18 minutes on the court, scored 14 points (field goals – 5 out of 10, three-pointers – 3 out of 5, free throws – 1 out of 2), made 2 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal. Ilnitskiy’s stats – 25 minutes, 8 points (2 out of 5 shots in the game, three-pointers – 2 out of 3, free throws – 2 out of 2), made 5 rebounds, an assist and one block.

Detailed statistics is on the LINK.

After three rounds, the Russian team has three wins.

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