News March 2007

31 marchRC. Spartak SPb vs. Khimki: 64-81. Post game coach-speak

At the after-game press conference, Coach Kestutis Kemzura thanked not only his players, but also representatives of the St. Petersburg basketball community, addressing the players for their victory and the representatives for the experience lived out on the banks of the River Neva.

30 marchNo fright, no flight

On Saturday in St. Petersburg, Khimki’s players will play in the next and penultimate match as visitor in the regular stage of the 2006/07 season. Spartak’s Yubileyniy Sports Complex will be the venue for the game against Khimki, which this week gave a decisive step towards winning the Super League Championship medals. The Moscow Region Club set out for the city on the Neva with victory in mind, to not upset their winning streak, which is 6 years running. The match will take place at 19:00.

28 marchRC. B Division – UNICS-2 vs. Khimki-2: 92-63

On Wednesday Khimki-2 players lost in Vasilevo to those of Kazan’s UNICS: 63-92 (20-25, 18-28, 12-18, 13-21). Some main team players played in the ranks of the home team, including the seasoned Alexander Miloserdov and Vadim Panin. The most effective on the roster for Khimki was Roman Semerninov, scoring 11 points. Despite the defeat, Coach Valery Sizov’s boys are among the group following the leaders of the tournament: Enisey of Krasnoyarsk. The rematch against UNICS-2 will take place on Thursday.

25 marchIt’s possible this is not the last match of the season

The upcoming game on Monday in the Krylatskoe Basketball Center, (19:00) will pretty much define the highest ranking team on the tournament’s table for the regular championship. Sure, this “easy stage” is a bit tenser for Dynamo Moscow than for Khimki, but we can’t say the team’s fate will be decided without it participating

25 marchEYBL 1991. 3rd Stage in Minsk

In the capital of Belorussia the third and final group stage of EYBL for players born 1991 took place with Khimki, under the direction of Mikhail Komissarov winning four victories and only one defeat. According to the tournament’s results, two of our players were best in their position: best guard Vladimir Chichaikin and best center Illia Malykh.

25 marchRC. Higher League A. CSK VVS 2 vs. Khimki 3: 93-66

The rematch in Samara brought victory to the home team CSK VVS: 93-66 (24-8, 22-10, 30-20, 17-28). Top Scorers: Sergey Zakharov (19 points) and Artem Isakov (12).

Today Vladimir Pisarev’s boys shared the tournament tables place at 6th and 8th with 26 victories and 18 defeats.

24 marchWhen the going gets tough, the fans get the team going

Friday afternoon BC Khimki’s General Director Victor Bychkov, Head Coach Kestutis Kemzura, and the starting line up with the most court time this season met with the team’s fans in what was initially planned for the Moscow Region Basketball Center press hall. However, they had to move to the court to accommodate the unexpected massive turn out.

24 marchRC. Higher League A. CSK VVS 2 vs. Khimki 3: 80-87

On Saturday in Samara, Khimki 3 players beat CSK VVS 2: 87-80 (23-22, 22-19, 19-21, 23-18). At start of the last quarter the scoreboard lit up at: 64-64, but soon after Vladimir Pisarev’s boys were able to win the quarter with 10-3 gaining a lead of 7 points, which they held fast to until the siren blow. The best on our roster: Nikita Stepanenkov, with 23 points and 15 rebounds.

22 marchEYBL 1993. 3rd stage in Fryazino

The third and final group stage of EYBL class-1990 took place in Fryazino. Dynamo Moscow played as home team during that last day, despite the games taking place in the Sports Complex of that city. Our team, led by Anatoly Bedrov, garnered 3 victories and 2 defeats, faced with some tough competition.

22 marchRC. Higher League A. Ruskon Mordovia vs. Khimki 3: 83-76

In the rematch game in Saransk, the home team game, Ruskon Mordovia took the victory once again: 83-76 (25-27, 14-17, 20-16, 24-16). The last quarter was the decisive whereby Khimki 3 let 8 points fly by

Khimki 3 Top Scorers: Alexander Pavlov (24 points + 14 rebounds) y Nikita Stepanenkov (16 + 10 rebounds).