News February 2009

25 februaryPost flight analysis: Timofey Mozgov

Match against “Panellinios” became for youth center Timofey Mozgov the best in season. He became the top scorer (23 points), and the most valuable person (together with Kelly McCarty) of 4 week of Last 16 Eurocup.

25 februaryWeek 4 MVP's: Timofey Mozgov and Kelly McCarty

In one of the pivotal weeks of the entire Eurocup season, a rarity occurred in the MVP race as two players from the same team tied with the best performance index rating. The co-MVPs for Last 16, Week 4 were BC Khimki Moscow Region teammates Timofey Mozgov and Kelly McCarty, who were vital to their team's do-or-die 101-94 victory over visiting Panellinios in Group I. Mozgov came off the bench for 23 points on 8-for-12 two-point shooting and pulled 6 rebounds for an index rating of 28. He was matched by McCarty, a former ULEB Cup title-game MVP, who made 5 three-pointers among his 22 points and pulled 7 rebounds.

21 februaryCongratulations!

Bc Khimki players, coaches and administration congratulate the head coach of Moscow Region team Sergio Scariolo on the appointment to the position of head coach of Spain National team — the world champions, silver medalist of latest Olympic games and vice-champion of Europe. We wish the head coach success with his teams!

18 februarySergio Scariolo held the master-class for children

BC Khimki continued to organize the master-classes for children of Khimki town, Moscow and Moscow Region towns. The meeting with school №8 in Khimki was the first master-class for BC Khimki head coach Sergio Scariolo. Besides coach, Nikita Shabalkin and Ratko Varda took part in master-class.

11 februaryPost flight analysis: Anton Ponkrashov and Vitaly Fridzon

The decisive spurt in match against “Panellinios” Khimki players made in last period. The opponent was bowled out, and sometimes didn’t know how to resist the great performance of Moscow Region team, specially in defense and under backboards.
Anton Ponkrashov and Vitaly Fridzon gave their impressions after the match:

11 februaryHappy Birthday, Mikhail!

Players, coaches and managers congratulate the coach of reserve team of BC Khimki, formaer captain of our club — Mikhail Soloviov. We wish him professional sucess, good luck and happiness to him and his family.

7 februaryHappy Birthday. Milt!

Today is the 31th birthday of BC Khimki guard Milt Palacio. Teammates, coaches and administration congratulate the player on the matter and wish him health, success, good luck and big wins with BC Khimki.

5 februaryHappy Birthday, Maciej!

Today is birthday of BC Khimki center Maciej Lampe. Players, coaches, managers and fans congratulate the player on the matter and wish him health, good luck and big wins with BC Khimki.

4 februarySergio Scariolo is the head coach of Spanish National team

On Wednesday the President of Spanish Basketball Federation Jose Luis Saez and the Executive Director of Spanish Federation Chus Bueno came to the office of BC Khimki for negotiations with General Director of Moscow Region team Victor Bychkov. Spanish Federation proposed to BC Khimki head coach Sergio Scariolo to head the National team of Spain. And indispensable condition of Scariolo before signing the contract was the permission of BC Khimki.