Basketball VTB United League took the decision to finish ahead of the season-2019/20 because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus in Russia. A meeting on this issue took place a day earlier, however, only on March 27, it was officially announced about the end of the tournament.
“After summing up the results of absentee voting of the Council of the League of the majority of votes adopted a formal decision to terminate the season. Yesterday’s comments by the heads of the clubs lacked a legal basis”, – quotes the General Director of the organization Ilona Korstin official website of the League.
we will Remind that on March 26 the President of the Saratov “Avtodor” Vladimir Rodionov announced the early completion of the season.