Zvezda finished the first half with a two.point advantage of 29:27, mostly thanks to a good defense. Both teams played defense in high intensity, but they failed to valorize it in attack. The most efficient player in Zvezda was Nate Walters with nine points, while Zalgiris kept Josh Nibo in the game with 10 points and seven rebounds.
The red and whites continued with an excellent game in defense in the second half. Until three minutes before the end, Zalgiris managed to stay on one possession of the ball behind, when Zvezda managed to use a good defense with an excellent attacking role, went to plus 10 minutes before the end and solved the question of the winner.
The most efficient at Zvezda were Nikola Kalinic with 15, Ognjen Dobric with 13, Luka Mitrovic with 12 and Nate Walters with 11 points.
At Zalgiris, Josh Nibo was better than the others, scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds.
The star recorded two victories and one defeat, while Zalgiris recorded all three defeats.
In the next round, Zvezda will play against CSKA, while Zalgiris will play against Olympiacos.