A draw ceremony of VTB United League was held 12 august 2010

On Thursday, in President Hotel a press conference, dedicated to the new VTB United League season, was held. Within the bounds of the event a draw ceremony of a group stage of the tournament was carried out. In Group B our team will meet with Asseco Prokom Gdynia, BC Žalgiris, BC Kalev/Cramo, BC Azovmash and VEF Riga.

Twelve teams from eight countries will take part in a new VTB United League season: three teams from Russia – BC Khimki, UNICS Kazan and CSKA Moscow; two Lithuanian teams – BC Žalgiris and BC Lietuvos Rytas; one Polish team – Asseco Prokom Gdyniain; two Ukrainian teams – BC Azovmash and BC Dnepr; and also a team from Belorussia – BC Minsk-2006; Estonian BC Kalev/Cramo; Latvian VEF Riga and Finnish BC Honka.

The teams were divided into two groups.

Group A
BC Dnepr
BC Lietuvos Rytas
BC Minsk-2006
CSKA Moscow
BC Honka

Group B
Asseco Prokom Gdynia
VEF Riga
BC Žalgiris
BC Khimki
BC Kalev/Cramo
BC Azovmash

Group stage consists of two circles. The schedule will be announced on August, 20. Two best teams each group will go further: they will play in Final Four, that will be held approximately on April, 22-23. The venue has not yet been determined.

United League VTB matches can be viewed on TV channel Russia-2, as well as on a new paid sports channel Sport-1 VGTRK.