“Nizhny Novgorod” snatched victory from “Zenith” in the final of the Cup of Russia in basketball
Basketball players “Nizhny Novgorod” beat “Zenith” in the final match of the Cup of Russia. The meeting, which took place in St. Petersburg, ended with a score of 84:72 in favor of the guests. Nizhny Novgorod athletes won the trophy for the first time, while Petersburgers came in second. About this March 19 writes RIA News.
The most productive player of the match was the American Trent Frazier of the “Zenith”, he earned 28 points. Ivan Strebkov scored 21 points for Nizhny Novgorod. The third place was taken by the Moscow MBA team, which defeated Khimki near Moscow.
The head coach of Nizhny Novgorod is Serbian specialist Zoran Lukic. He also coaches the Russian men’s basketball team.
The club “Nizhny Novgorod” was founded in 2000 on the basis of the basketball team of the Volga Engineering Pedagogical Institute (VIPI). The club’s home stadium is Nizhny Novgorod, located next to the Volga river embankment.