At the Euroleague Draw ceremony CSKA President Sergey Kuschenko received the Executive of the Year Award from the ULEB President Eduardo Portela.
- It is very important for the progress of basketball that the Euroleague presents the kind of award for the second time in a row, -said Kuschenko. – The key for CSKA development were people who created the system that brought the result. I want to thank our opponents. They gave us an effort to grow and to become stronger. I wish the Euroleague management, the clubs, the coaches and the players successful season.
Then Kuschenko expressed his thanks to the executives of the other clubs in 11 languages: Greek, Spanish, Italian, Serbian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Polish, French, German, Turkish, Russian and Hebrew.