Avtodor captain Yevgeny KOLESNIKOV spoke about the team's readiness for the first home match of the VTB United League regular season with Astana:
“Friends, I congratulate you on the start of the new basketball season! Our name is Avtodor, and we must unite around it. Together we will make every effort to achieve the highest goals. And let the name of Avtodor sound bright and loud this season! Our team is ready for the upcoming meeting with Astana. We will definitely show who is the boss in the house. We are waiting for you at the match. It will be hot!"