Press April 2016

30 aprilAlexey Shved: League's uop Russian player in April

Khimki guard Alexey Shved has been named the VTB United League's top Russian player in April.

23 aprilKhimki outguns Enisey in Krasnoyarsk

Khimki Moscow Region defeated Enisey Krasnoyarsk on the road, 95-85. The visitors pulled away late in the contest, picking up a 10-point lead in the 4th quarter thanks to an offensive outburst from Petteri Koponen. The home team tried to cut into the deficit, but Moscow Region always had an answer, securing the hard-fought victory.

17 aprilShved and Rice rescue Khimki in Czech Republic

Khimki defeated Nymburk on the road, 94-90. Both teams were battling for playoff positioning and put on a show in the Czech Republic. In the end, Tyrese Rice and Alexey Shved were simply too much for the Czechs, combining for 56 points to lead Khimki to victory. With the win, Khimki moves within half a game of Loko and Zenit for 3rd place with a week and a half to play in the regular season.

11 aprilKhimki cruises vs. visiting Minsk

Khimki defeated Tsmoki-Minsk at home, 100-72. The visitors led briefly in the first half, but Khimki regained the advantage by halftime, before pulling away in the 3rd quarter for a convincing win.

8 aprilCarroll shines as Madrid beats Khimki in showdown for playoff berth

In a do-or-die battle to make it to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs, Real Madrid locked up fourth place in Top 16 Group F by downing Khimki Moscow Region 83-70 in the Spanish capital on Thursday.

7 aprilLaso: “It's a big game and we have to win it”

“In games like the one against Khimki we have to show that we are a team of champions", said Reyes.

7 aprilMadrid's Euroleague playoff qualification hopes ride on Khimki showdown

Real Madrid will qualify by winning at the Palacio as long as Zalgiris, Laboral Kutxa and Olympiacos don't win (8:45 CEST).

4 aprilKhimki stays perfect In Riga

Khimki defeated VEF on the road, 89-79. The visitors rode 3-point shooting to a big 1st-quarter lead and had no trouble holding off the Latvians for a third consecutive win. Moscow Region defeats VEF once again and continues battling for home-court advantage in the playoffs.

1 aprilKhimki torches Olympiacos in pivotal game

Khimki Moscow Region played a near-perfect game on Thursday to rout Olympiacos Piraeus 98-66 in an important game with playoff implications. Petteri Koponen came off the bench to make 5 of 7 three-pointers for 21 points in 17 minutes, Alexey Shved also drilled 5 threes and scored 19 and James Augustine posted 18 points and 10 rebounds for Khimki, which improved to 7-6 and increased its playoff chances.