Kevin Jones sent Loko up in the first offense, but Kalev responded by a burst 10:1 and made Sasa Obradovic take a timeout after 3.5 minutes of the first quarter. The timeout worked, and Taylor Rochestie and Kevin Jones started to improve the situation. Loko needed 4 minutes to reduce the gap to 3 points and make Kalev take a timeout. Ian Vougioukas scored 6 points in a row, then Denis Zakharov shot and-one, and Zubkov sent our team up – 23:21 was the result of the first quarter.
Loko started the second period from a burst 7:0 by Zakharov, Vougioukas, and Rochestie. Kalev took the second timeout, but it didn’t help. Loko’s advantage continued growing and reached 12 points in the second quarter. Kalev managed to reduce the gap, but Lokomotiv still won the first half of the game – 45:37.
The Estonians started the third period from 8-point burst and didn’t let our team score a point. However, in 1.5 minutes, Loko reconstructed the initial gap: at first Loko tied the score and then made its own 8-point burst. Kalev focused on three-pointers. Mirkovic, Liutych and Tollefsen shot three each, and it helped the guests to stay in a game. 64:56 was a result of the third period.
Keedus and Tollefsen shot from downtown and Mirkovic scored two at the start of the fourth quarter. Loko responded by Khvostov, Vougioukas, and Broekhoff’s accurate shots. The final result of the game is 86:75 in favor of Lokomotiv.