VTB United League President Sergey Kushchenko spoke about the increase in match attendance after the lifting of coronavirus-related restrictions in the regions.
“The championship continued after a long pause. Yes, our basketball has changed due to objective circumstances, but it remains at a decent level. Avtodor and CSKA had a tight match, Parma managed to give a fight to Zenit, which updated the roster with experienced Russian players.
In the near future we will see how the teams are completed, it is clear that they will mainly be guys from youth teams. In general, the league has good communication with the clubs, and we are doing our best to meet them in today’s conditions. I also want to note that after restrictions were lifted in the regions, the attendance of our matches increased significantly, ”TASS quoted Kushchenko as saying.
The leader of the VTB United League regular season standings is UNICS with 13 wins and 2 losses. The regular season will last until April 24, after which the playoffs will start.