News August 2010

31 augustUnited League VTB schedule approved

Directorate of United League VTB approved Championship Schedule 2010/2011. BC Khimki will open the tournament on October, 17 by an away match against a team BC Žalgiris (Kaunas).

28 augustFIBA World Championship 2010. Russia started with a win

FIBA World Championship 2010 started in Turkey. In the first gameday the National team of Russian met with a team of Puerto Rico and won – 75-66. BC Khimki forward and our National team captain Sergey Monya was recognized as the best player of the match.

28 augustBC Khimki won the tournament in Vasilyevo

In the final matchday of UNICS President Cup BC Khimki defeated UNICS — 68-63 and won the tournament. Keith Langford was named the MVP of the competition.

27 augustOne day to World Championship in Turkey

Tomorrow, on Saturday, August 28, in Turkey FIBA World Championship will start. BC Khimki players also take part in it: they try to help their National teams to win.

25 augustDislocation — Izmir!

On Saturday, August 28, in four Turkish cities FIBA World Championship 2010 starts. National team of Russia holds its games in group C in Ankara. In Izmir the representation of BC Khimki is more numerous: Sergio Scariolo, Raul Lopez from Spain's national team and... the BC Khimki support function, which received a special invitation from the organizers.

23 augustRaul Lopez is called into the National team of Spain

On Monday, BC Khimki guard Raúl López went to Madrid in the National team of Spain disposition. As a member of Eurocup winners, led by Sergio Scariolo, in FIBA World Championship 2010 López will replace an injured Toronto Raptors guard José Calderón.

20 augustWorld Cup in Croatia

World Cup started in Croatia – it is the latest preparatory tournament with National teams of Russia, Croatia, New Zealand and Jordan before FIBA World Championship 2010. The first opponent of Russian team was Jordan. David Blatt’s squad won – 83-63. The main creators of this confident victory were BC Khimki defender Vitaly Fridzon (20 points) and a former BC Khimki center Timofey Mozgov (17 + 8 rebounds).

16 augustU16 European Championship Men came to an and

U16 European Championship Men came to an end yesterday. In the match for the 7 th place Russian team was victorious over the team of Montenegro. The winners of the tournament were Croats.

13 augustBC Khimki players began their preparations for a new season

Yesterday BC Khimki began preparations for a new season. At the disposal of the coaching staff there are the players that are not involved in games of their national teams. In the absence of the head coach Sergio Scariolo the preparatory process is headed by his assistant Andrija Gavrilovic.

12 augustA draw ceremony of VTB United League was held

On Thursday, in President Hotel a press conference, dedicated to the new VTB United League season, was held. Within the bounds of the event a draw ceremony of a group stage of the tournament was carried out. In Group B our team will meet with Asseco Prokom Gdynia, BC Žalgiris, BC Kalev/Cramo, BC Azovmash and VEF Riga.