Massey All Smiles In Russia

05.01.2011

EuroChallenge

Massey All Smiles In Russia 

Lokomotiv Kuban forward Jeremiah Massey couldn't be happier right now.

The American-born FYR of Macedonia international has helped the club reach the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge and Lokomotiv are among the best teams in Russia.

"The main thing is that everyone wants to win," he said.

"I am glad that I have found myself in Krasnodar.

"I like working with our coaching staff and my teammates.

"I like improving my skills here.

"We are showing team basketball in which everyone can show his worth."

Lokomotiv take on BC Zadar on January 18 in their next EuroChallenge game.

Benfica Look To Advance

Sport Lisboa e Benfica are still alive in the EuroChallenge but their focus is on something else on Wednesday.

The club will host Vitoria Guimaraes with a place in the Quarter-Finals of the Portugal Cup at stake.

Vitoria have already beaten Benfica this season.

"Though it is a tough opponent, who has defeated us, we're playing at home and with the support of our fans and expect to win," said Benfica's Diogo Carreira.

Next up in the EuroChallenge will be a game against BK Ventspils in Latvia on January 18.


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