Road to Belgrade: CSKA Moscow

May 12, 2018 by Print

Through 34 games, CSKA Moscow battled all the way to the promised land – the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four! Check out the big games along the way that helped CSKA put itself in position to fight for the continental title in Belgrade!

Round 5: CSKA survives a tough test, as Nando De Colo takes over with 25 points and 10 assists to make CSKA down Zalgiris 94-91 in Moscow.

Round 21: CSKA opened the game with a 24-3 run and never looked back, downing Madrid 93-87 with 18 points from Sergio Rodriguez.

Round 27: CSKA tops Olympiacos 89-81, defeating every opponent at least once this season and clinching first place in the regular season.

Playoff Game 2: Without De Colo and Kyle Hines, Rodriguez posts career-highs in scoring (26) and PIR (36) to lead CSKA to an 89-84 win and a 2-0 lead in its series.

Playoff Game 4: CSKA qualified to the Final Four with an 88-89 win against Khimki. Cory Higgins hit the game-winning shot with 5.5 seconds left!