MINSK gets the first win of the season in Krasnoyarsk

MINSK gets the first win of the season in Krasnoyarsk

MINSK defeated Enisey on the road — 63:61 (13:17, 26:17, 17:12, 7:15).

The best scorers:
Enisey: Angelo Warner (16 + 5 rebounds), Orlando Coleman (13), Sergey Balashov (11), James Thompson (6 + 11 rebounds).
MINSK: Supreme Hannah (18), Benjamin-Pavel Dudu (15), Uladzislau Bliznyuk (12).

Game progress
Enisey had the first win this season in Minsk. In this game, the Belarusian team planned to rematch. The guests did not win a single game this season.

The teams started the game cautiously.  And this was reflected on the score. The opponents scored only 30 points. The hosts had a small lead— 17:13.

The Siberian team changed the game. Sergey Balashov shots in the paint, Timofey Gerasimov and Orlando Coleman three-pointers made Enisey lead double-digit — 28:18. In response, the Minsk team turned on shooting mode. Uladzislau Bliznyuk, Supreme Hannah, Kirill Sitnik and Benjamin-Pavel Dudu three-pointers completely changed the game. The guests led the game just before the halftime — 39:34.

In the third quarter, MINSK continued to control the game. High-quality defense and shooting percentage allowed the guests make a 10-point lead before the fourth quarter – 56:46.

The key moment
With such excellent defense, the Krasnoyarsk team gradually caught up with the opponent. The peak was at the last minute. After Orlando Coleman three-pointer 28 seconds before the end, the difference was only 2 points – 61:63. But Enisey had bad experience with the endings this season and this game was another confirmation. In the decisive possession, the hosts surprisingly allowed the guests the had a full offensive possession and despite Bliznyuk missed the shot, the Siberian team simply did not have enough time to reply.

Supreme Hannah played only 2 games for MINSK, but he has already noticeably helped to transform the team offense. In this game, the American guard scored 18 points and became the best scoring and effective (17) player of the winning team.

1 — MINSK became the last team in the League to get at least 1 win this season.

What’s next
Enisey: home game versus Astana on November 27
MINSK: road game against UNICS on November 29.