Directorate of League fines Zalgiris and Nizhny Novgorod 100k rubles each

The Directorate of League fined Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) and Zalgiris (Lithuania) 100,000 rubles each today. Head coaches Zoran Lukic (Nizhny Novgorod) and Joan Plaza (Zalgiris) violated article 58.1.3 of the VTB United League Regulations, according to which it’s “prohibited to state information which besmirches the honor, dignity and business reputation of League members, Players, Coaches, and other Officials of clubs, Referees and other persons.”

The violation occurred during the head coaches’ press conferences following Games 2 and 3 in the Zalgiris – Nizhny Novgorod quarterfinal series.