Quotes Dynamo Moscow vs. Dynamo Kursk
Dynamo Moscow head coach, Vladimir Shtam:
"We only won the first leg. Basketball is a game for emotional people and I wouldn't be too optimistic. Surely we won by a lot of points. It seems Kursk wasn't ready for our zone despite the fact they use the zone themselves a lot."
Dynamo Kursk head coach, Bo Overton:
"In the first half we played very well offensively. I have to give credit to Dynamo - they played a very good zone defense in the second half. Now they have a great advantage. We also missed several shots today that we usually make."
Dynamo Moscow center Tina Charles:
"It was a great win, a collective effort and I'm very proud of our players and coaching stuff. We have to concentrate a lot before the second leg and don't take anything for granted."
Dynamo Kursk forward Natalia Vodopyanova:
"We missed Rebekkah Brunson a lot today. [Because of this] the Moscow team had a rebounding advantage over us. As soon as we tried to help under the basket we left open their perimetre players. Today all Moscow players played a very good game."