Tobol celebrated Higher League title. They were narrowly defeated by Almat.Legion in the return leg of the Finals but managed to triumph on aggregate. Almat.Legion looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international center Vsevolod Fadeikin (206-85) who scored 22 points and 7 rebounds. International guard Yuriy Kozhanov (190-90) chipped in 22 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Forward Anton Bykov (200-89) produced a double-double by scoring 22 points and 19 rebounds and swingman Maksim Voeykov (195-85) added 29 points and 4 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) respectively for the hosts. Five Almat.Legion and four Tobol players scored in double figures. Top scorers: Tobol: M.Voeykov 29+1reb+4ast, A.Bykov 22+19reb+3ast, T.Sultanov 19+2reb+11ast, M.Shvab 16+2reb+5ast, A.Derbush 6+3reb+4ast, V.Petrashinets 3+3reb Almat.Legion: Y.Kozhanov 22+5reb+4ast, V.Fadeikin 22+7reb+3ast, R.Aitkali 14+4reb+4ast, A.Litvinenko 12+3reb+2ast, V.Korzhov 11+1reb+11ast, A.Danilchenko 10+2reb+2ast
Kapshagay outgunned Kazygurt to claim Bronze medals. Kapshagay dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Kazygurt's 24. They outrebounded Kazygurt 47-26 including a 34-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Kapshagay players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Kazygurt's players. Forward Ilya Syubar (193-93) orchestrated the victory by scoring 16 points. The former international swingman Konstantin Dvirniy (192-88) contributed with 10 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Kapshagay's coach Dmitri Korovnikov felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Zhandos Kaliyev (197-93) replied with 8 points and 8 rebounds and point guard Seilhan Erzhigitov (178-88) added 15 points in the effort for Kazygurt. Top scorers: Kazygurt: S.Erzhigitov 15+1ast, K.Nikulochkin 10+1reb+1ast, Z.Kaliyev 8+8reb+2ast, S.Erzhigitov 6+2reb, V.Lopatin 5+7reb+4ast, A.Maxutov 4+2reb+2ast Kapshagay: I.Syubar 16+3reb+2ast, K.Dvirniy 10+5reb+5ast, N.Zhanibek 10+4reb, D.Seleznev 9+4reb+4ast, V.Rogatkin 8+3reb+1ast, V.Raguyev 7+10reb+2ast
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