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ZagNative
08-13-2014, 04:22 PM
Well, this doesn't sound like a lot of fun to me ... From Sportando (http://www.sportando.com/en/europe/russia/128739/micah-downs-signs-with-bc-avtodor.html)...

Micah Downs signed a deal in Russia with BC Avtodor, according to sources.
The American forward has played shortly with Budivelnyk and then with Erie BayHawks in D-League averaging 15.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game.

Eurobasket team page (http://basketball.eurobasket.com/team/Russia/Avtodor_Saratov/618)

Zag 77
08-13-2014, 07:19 PM
As far as I can tell, it appears to be north of the Caspian Sea and bordering Kazakhstan. Really, this is better than Erie? I hope he gets paid and I hope he lives to collect. :confused:

ZagNative
04-05-2015, 03:08 PM
Micah has been doing really well with Avtodor. He was MVP of a game today:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-QdZ-B9AKH7Q/VSGTiGqR9aI/AAAAAAACebk/maMObO22EGE/s512/2015-04-07%2520Micah%2520Downs.jpg

Game story: "Avtodor extends winning streak in Samara" (http://www.vtb-league.com/en/news/avtodor-extends-winning-streak-in-samara.htm)


Avtodor Saratov defeated Krasnye Krylia Samara on the road, 97-80. The visitors dominated the first half before nearly throwing away a 20-point lead in the 3rd quarter. But Vladimir Rodionov's men held on and picked up their 5th straight victory.

Intro
Avtodor had a playoff bid practically sewed up entering this game but hoped to keep its momentum rolling in Samara. 13-12 prior to tip-off, the visitors also had a chance to pull within a game and a half of UNICS with a win. As for Krasnye Krylia, despite being eliminated from playoff contention, Boris Sokolovsky's men hoped to reward their loyal fans with a win at home.


Star of the Game
Micah Downs. The American forward has made huge strides this season. Downs once again played a terrific game, leading Avtodor with 23 points and an efficiency rating of 27.


Box Score (http://www.vtb-league.com/en/game/2800.htm#mbt:15-400$t&0=1)

ZagNative
04-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Highlight video from the game (Warning - Music for the video is incredibly annoying. Mute is in order.):


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wI5ygHraogg

ZagNative
04-09-2015, 10:17 PM
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-WzuzOxRnfrg/VSdqLOdWpdI/AAAAAAACeiw/RT60d4fJy-M/s512/2015-04-10%2520Micah%2520Downs%2520POM.jpg