Avtodor Saratov defeated Enisey Krasnoyarsk at home, 106-91 (28-28, 22-24, 34-27, 22-12).
Avtodor: David Kravish (30 + 11 reb), Tre McLean (26 + 5 reb), Perrin Buford (16 + 11 reb), Trae Golden (15 + 7 ast), McKenzie Moore (13 + 8 ast)
Enisey: Tyler Stone (24 + 6 reb), D’Angelo Harrison (21), Denis Zakharov (13 + 5 ast), Martins Meiers (11 + 13 reb)
Avtodor stormed past Enisey in the second half to record its first win of the season. David Kravish led the way with 30 points, 11 rebounds and a 43 efficiency rating, best in the League through three weeks of play.
Tre McLean chipped in with 26 points, while three other Avtodor players finished in double digits, including a double-double from Perrin Buford (16 points, 11 rebounds).
Both teams were ridiculously efficient with the ball, combining for only 14 turnovers. But Enisey had not answer for Avtodor’s shooting, giving up 62% from the field to the home team, led by Kravish’s monster 14-17 performance.
After opening the season with a defeat in Kazan (and only 63 points), Avtodor bounces back in impressive style. Enisey, meanwhile, falls to 1-3 despite scoring a season-best 91 points.
106 – Avtodor became the first team to score over 100 points this season.
Saratov also became the first team to score 45 or more field goals in a game since knocking down a League-record 55 shots vs. Bisons on April 10, 2016.
Avtodor: October 27 away vs. Kalev
Enisey: October 27 away vs. Tsmoki-Minsk