The players who played for their national teams in FIBA qualifications are back to Lokomotiv. However, only Russian players participated in the game against Afyon. Ponitka arrived in Turkey only on September 18th and took his time to recover. Moustapha Fall had a small problem after games of the national team. However, soon he will return to practices.
Krasnodar’s advantage wasn’t big in the game but our players totally controlled the situation. Jamel McLean was the top scorer of Loko (25 points, 8 rebounds). Captain Dmitry Kulagin added 19 points and 3 rebounds. Dmitry Khvostov got 10 points and 5 assists.
Lokomotiv Kuban plays next Gloria Cup game against Besiktas on September 21st. Lokobasket.com will broadcast the game at 5:00 p.m. Moscow time.