News July 2009

24 julyRussian National team: smiling but serious

On Friday in the camp Novogorsk the practice of Russian National team was opened to Media. Headed by David Blatt, team is preparing for Eurobasket in Poland, where Russia will defend the champion’s title. BC Khimki players Vitaly Fridzon, Petr Gubanov and Timofey Mozgov are in the roster.

24 julyNew captain

The head coach of Lithuanian team Ramunas Butautas named the BC Khimki center Robertas Javtokas the captain of National team. 29-years old Javtokas is known by his combative spirit, very experienced player and he is held in respect. Now Lithuanian team is preparing for Eurobasket in Poland. Our congratulations to Robertas!

15 julyRobertas Javtokas – BC Khimki center

On Wednesday BC Khimki announced that Moscow Region club signed a 2 years contract with the center, 29-years old player of National team of Lithuania Robertas Javtokas.

13 julyCabezas and Lopez officially introduced as Khimki players

Spanish basketball players Carlos Cabezas and Raúl López have been officially introduced today as new Khimki players. Incosol Hotel, in Marbella (Malaga, Spain), has held the press conference and many Spanish journalists have been there to take the first photo of Cabezas and Lopez with their new t-shirt. Both players have been accompanied by their new team general manager, Victor Bychkov, and their new trainer, Sergio Scariolo.

8 julyKeith Langford became BC Khimki player

Next season Keith Langford will play for BC Khimki. Moscow Region club signed a two-years contract with American guard. Last season Langford played in "Virtus" Bologna.

8 julyEuroleague 2009/10 draw results

The 2009-10 Euroleague season marked its first event Wednesday as the regular season and qualifying rounds draws ere held in Barcelona, Spain. BC Khimki will play in group D with Panathinaikos Athens, Real Madrid, AJ Milano, Asseco Prokom and EWE Baskets.

4 julyCarlos Cabezas joined BC Khimki

After Raul Lopez BC Khimki signed a 2 years contract with another player of National team of Spain – Carlos Cabezas. Now the guard is preparing to European championship in Spanish team, headed by Sergio Scariolo.

3 julyRaul Lopez became the BC Khimki player

On Friday BC Khimki signed a 2 years contract with ex-guard of “Real” Madrid, the player of National team of Spain, with NBA experience Raul Lopez.