Sunday, May 6, 2007

CSKA Takes 2-1 Lead

With an opportunity to take the series lead at home today, Spartak Moscow Region instead fell 86-83 to CSKA Samara in Game 3. CSKA leads the series 2-1 with Game 4 on tap tomorrow. CSKA will be looking to close out Spartak.

Lauren Jackson had 17 points and five rebounds. Sue Bird had four points, six rebounds and four assists. Ann Wauters led CSKA with 19 points, while Edwige Lawson-Wade had 16 points and seven assists.

In the third-fourth series, UMMC Ekaterinburg defeated Dynamo Moscow 65-56. Adia Barnes had six points on 3-for-5 shooting in the win. Cheryl Ford dominated the paint for UMMC, posting a double-double of 18 points and 18 rebounds. UMMC will look to take the series tomorrow at home.

In Poland, Wisla Pack Can Krakow won the title with a 68-54 win over Lotos. Betty Lennox is headed home with the series over and her team defeated. Lennox ultimately did not play in the finals series, as the fourth non-European player (just three are allowed).

Meanwhile in Turkey, Barbara Turner's Fenerbache team took a 2-1 series lead with Sunday's 72-70 win. Turner had her best game of the series with 12 points, four rebounds and three assists. Game 4 will be Tuesday.

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