Tsmoki-Minsk will play in Champions League 2020/21 group stage. Team-participant of the United League will play in the main tournament’s round for the first time!
It happened via two Belorussian team wins in the qualification. At first Tsmoki outplayed Balkan (73:65) and then Neptunas (69:59). Best players of the qualification round are Kris Clyburn (18 points and 3,5 rebounds on average) and Maksim Salash (16 points and 7 rebounds on average).
Moreover, Nizhny Novgorod will participate in 2020/21 Champions League.
This is the first time 2 United League teams participate in Champions League group stage. Before, in the FIBA tournament Avtodor (2016/17), Esniey (2017/18) and Nizhny Novgorod (2018-…) have played.