MOSCOW (Superleague/Euroleague) - Lauren Jackson, had European victory in sight over the weekend, but suffered narrow defeat.
Leading by two points with one quarter to play in the third game of the women’s Russian Superleague Grand Final series, Jackson’s Spartak Moscow side lost to CSKA Samara overnight, 86-83.
CSKA now leads the best of five series 2-1.
Jackson posted 17 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals in defeat.
Jackson will have an opportunity to square the series at 2-all when Spartak takes on CSKA early tomorrow morning, Australian time, on Spartak’s home court.