Under The Lights: Media Day Around The League

Under The Lights: Media Day Around The League

It’s less than a week until tip-off of the VTB United League’s 10th season and teams are busy preparing for the upcoming campaign. There’s more than practice and preseason games–throughout September clubs have set aside one day for VTB United League media day. Check out the action when the cameras are on. 

Nizhny’s players are in high spirits, as evidenced by the behind the scenes footage:

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Zenit went even further during the photo shoot, and appears to be filming something big:

Meanwhile, Brandon Jennings, one of the biggest stars to ever sign in the VTB League, grabbed a phone so he could record a special message:

This clip gives a taste of the atmosphere in Tallinn as Kalev prepares for the 2018-19 campaign:

Kalev’s Baltic rivals, VEF Riga, are also ready to roll:

PARMA Perm held media day during RedBasketFest–a music, food, design and basketball festival. It made for a very cool look:

Loko Krasnodar quickly  released a media day video showing what happened beyond the scope of the camera:

CSKA used five languages to remind that the VTB League starts in a week:

Khimki got some nice shots too:

Media day in Kazan was a riot: Maurice Ndour showed off his newly trimmed beard and Jamar Smith used his hand to wipe the smile off his face:

No smiles in Poland as Zielona Gora prepares for its debut season:

Avtodor’s media day had a family-friendly atmosphere. Saratov center Artem Zabelin is a favorite to win cutest picture of the month:

Astana and Tsmoki-Minsk will hold their media days in the next few days.