Not only Artūras Gudaitis, but also Mindaugas Kuzminskas, who moved from Krasnodar Lokomotiv, will play in the team coached by Xavi Pascualis this season.
The latter in a winning match in 17.5 minutes. scored 7 points (2/2 two, 1/3 trit), rebounded 4 balls and scored 10 utility points.
A.Gudaitis played even more usefully and was one of the team leaders – in 24.5 minutes. scored 11 points (4/5 dvit., 3/8 penalties), grabbed 7 balls, made 1 assists, intercepted 2 balls, blocked the throw and finished with 16 utility points.
Jordan Mickey played unstoppably in the ranks of the winners, scoring a powerful double – 27 points, 10 rebounds and 34 utility points.
True, if Zenit has a lot of options on the front line, the player in position X. Pascualis also lost the second general of his court in this match. Conner Frankamp joined Shabazzo Napiero in the injured player list after just 2 minutes.
Zenit will open the new season of the Euroleague on a trip, but they will not have to leave Russia – on January 1, the team will have a stay in Kazan, where they will be waiting for them at the local UNIKS.
Sankt Peterburgo “Zenit”: Jordanas Mickey 27 (10 rebounds, 34 ballots), Artūras Gudaitis 11 (7 rebounds, 16 ballots), Andrejus Zubkovas 10, Billy Baronas 8, Mindaugas Kuzminskas 7.
Talino „Kalev“: JeQuan Lewis 15 (ed. 7), Christian Kitsing and Kamari Murphy 8 each.