The final series of the National League of the Republic of Kazakhstan has come to an end.
Astana defeated Barsy Atyrau for the minimum number of matches — 3:0.
The first two games were held at the Saryarka cycle track. Both final home games of the season ended with a comfortable advantage for Oleg Kiselev's team: 110:62 in the first match and 84:46 in the second.
As for the match in Atyrau, which became decisive, Barsy did their best not to let Astana end the series in the third match. Eight times, that's the number of times the leader in the game changed, and the maximum lead of the capital club in the match was only 9 points.
Eric McGill showed himself very well in the opponent's team, who scored 15 points and also made 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals. In Astana, Markell Johnson (12 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 steals), and Valeriy Likhodey (11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals) especially excelled in the decisive game.
Despite the tight competition, in the last quarter of the match in Atyrau, the players of Astana brought the matter to an end: 52:58.
Thus, the capital club won the National League of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the eleventh time. However, the season for Astana basketball players is not over yet: matches of the West Asian Super League will start in June!
Detailed information about the tournament, standings, schedule, and match results are published in the Tournaments