Thursday, April 26, 2007

Spartak Advances

Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson helped Spartak to an easy 85-65 victory over Moscow Dynamo Thursday. Spartak swept the best-of-three series to advance to the Russian Superleague Finals. Lauren Jackson had 16 points and nine rebounds in 22 minutes. Sue Bird had four points and two assists.

The other Superleague semifinal matches UMMC Ekaterinburg, Adia Barnes' squad, against CSKA. Adia blogged about this game being a must-win, and Ekaterinburg took care of business with an 89-77 victory behind 23 points from Cheryl Ford and 20 from former Storm forwar Suzy Batkovic.

The winner-take-all Game 3 will take place on Sunday. Game 1 of the Superleague Finals will be played on Wednesday.

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