Quarterfinals analysis: Spartak SPB vs. CEZ Nymburk

Mar 08, 2012 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
RECORD
R. SEASON: 6-0
LAST 16: 5-1
OVERALL: 11-1
Spartak St. Petersburg
Spartak St. Petersburg has been among the best teams in the Eurocup all season and enters the Eurocup Quarterfinals with a combined 11-1 record to date – its only loss having come in the last game of the Last 16 after it had already clinched first place in Group K. CEZ Nymburk, which went 5-1 in the Eurocup Regular Season, slumped during the Last 16, but won its final game on the road by 30 to wind up second in Group I with a 3-3 record. Spartak has benefitted from an experienced lineup that buys into team basketball. Accordingly the team is ranked second in the Europe in assists (16.9 apg.) and leads the competition is two-point shooting (57.0%) and fewest turnovers committed (12.1 TOpg.).Spartak has also shined on the defensive end by keeping opponents to a Eurocup low 65.5 points per game. Nymburk is the Eurocup No. 2 rebounding team (36.9 rpg.), is third in assists-to-turnover ratio (119.5%) and tied for fourth in steals (8.4 spg.). This series marks the first time the two teams are meeting in European competition.
RECORD
R. SEASON: 5-1
LAST 16: 3-3
OVERALL: 8-4
CEZ Nymburk
SERIES SCHEDULE

Game 1 @ Nymburk, March 19:
CEZ Nymburk vs. Spartak SPB

Game 2 @ Saint Petersburg, March 27:
Spartak SPB vs. CEZ Nymburk
Spartak St. Petersburg
Min Pts 2FG
M-A
3FG
M-A
FT
M-A
Rebounds As St To Blocks Fouls Rkg
O D T Fv Ag Cm Rv
Totals 2400:00 905 241/423 86/243 165/210 96 254 350 203 83 145 29 17 265 260 1019
Average 200:00 75.41 57% 35.4% 78.6% 8 21.16 29.16 16.91 6.91 12.08 2.41 1.41 22.08 21.66 84.91

Totals 2425:00 982 289/549 84/242 152/215 140 303 443 190 101 159 38 47 247 255 1075
Average 202:05 81.83 52.6% 34.7% 70.7% 11.66 25.25 36.91 15.83 8.41 13.25 3.16 3.91 20.58 21.25 89.58
CEZ Nymburk