Nizhny Novgorod attacker “Paris Nizhny Novgorod” Mikhail Belenitsky after the victory over Kazan UNICS in the quarterfinals of the VTB United League Super Cup, he told that in the semifinals he would be interested in meeting the Turk “Besiktas” .
Nizhny Novgorod beat UNICS on Friday with a score of 88:82. Paris Nizhny Novgorod’s opponent in the semi-final will be determined later on Friday during the Zenit – Besiktas match.
— Your team today ended an unpleasant streak in friendly matches with UNICS this offseason. What was the key to victory?
– Well, this is not the first time we met last month and we more or less knew the strengths and weaknesses of our opponent. We focused before the match and simply completed the task of the match, and we managed to get a good result. These are of course very pleasant victories, but now we will have to strive to win this season.
— Andrei Vorontsevich made some complaints to you in the middle of the fourth quarter. what was that?
“On the contrary, he told me to stop getting upset if something doesn’t work in the game and to believe in myself. There was some excitement and Andrey just helped me prepare psychologically.
—Who do you want to meet in the semi-final? With Besiktas or Zenit?
– It does not matter. But it’s undoubtedly more interesting with Besiktas. There haven’t been matches with European teams for a long time.
— What tasks, in your opinion, are the residents of Nizhny Novgorod capable of solving in the new season?
— Well, we will also fight for victory in the Russian Cup and try to go as far as possible in the playoff bracket of the VTB League.
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Source : MatchTV
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