Press February 2016

26 februaryDe Colo, Teodosic lead CSKA past Khimki for its fourth straight win

CSKA Moscow hit 16 three-pointers to get past crosstown rival Khimki Moscow Region 108-98 at Megasport Arena in the Russian capital on Thursday. It was the fourth consecutive win for CSKA, which improved to 6-2 to secure at least a share of the lead in Group F, while Khimki dropped to 4-4 with its third straight loss.

26 februaryEuroleague Basketball's Bertomeu meets Russian media

Euroleague Basketball President and CEO Jordi Bertomeu arrived in Russia on Thursday to attend the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 game between CSKA Moscow and Khimki Moscow Region at Megasport Arena. Earlier in the evening, CSKA Moscow president Andrey Vatutin introduced Mr. Bertomeu to Russian media for a press conference. What follows is a transcript of their comments:

22 februaryNizhny Novgorod Stuns Khimki On The Road

Nizhny Novgorod defeated Khimki Moscow Region on the road, 82-74. Nizhny's discipline and patience wore down the home team, allowing Ainars Bagatskis's men to lead the entire second half and secure an extremely important road win. Khimki drops to 16-5, while Nizhny improves to 11-9.

19 februaryKhimki Blitzes Zenit On The Road

Khimki Moscow Region defeated Zenit St. Petersburg on the road, 103-72. The visitors delivered a knockout blow in the 1st quarter, outscoring Zenit by 21 to take complete control of the contest. Despite playing at home, St. Petersburg never threatened, dropping to 5th in the standings with the loss.

14 februaryVyaltsev Drops 40 On Astana

Khimki defeated Astana at home on Sunday, 128-87. The home team jumped out to a 24-point lead in the first half. Khimki put the game on ice in the second half, led by Egor Vyaltsev's barrage of 3-pointers. Moscow Region picked up the win and made an impressive recovery from the losses to CSKA and Real Madrid earlier in the week.

12 februaryFans, university, educators team up for Khimki's new One Team initiative

In its constant pursuit to help the local community, Khimki Moscow Region has added a new initiative to its One Team programme for this season by integrating educational forces and its fan base in order to get the maximum social impact. One Team Khimki and the Khimki Department of Education, who began their partnership earlier this season, now have the Pedagogical Institute of the Physical Culture and Sport, which is a part of the Moscow City Teacher Training University, as a teammate.

12 februaryAyon's monster game leads Madrid to first road win

Real Madrid recorded its first road win in Group F by downing Khimki Moscow Region 82-93 in the Russian capital on Thursday. Both teams now have a 4-3 records in the Top 16. Gustavo Ayon led the winners with 24 points on 10-of-12 two-point shooting plus 13 rebounds and 5 steals.

11 februaryReal Madrid visit Khimki for final game of Top 16 first stage

The Whites will be aiming for their fourth win in order to equal the Russian side in the rankings (6pm CET).

11 februaryLaso: We're going to have to put in a good all-round performance, and not just rely on a few moments of magic

“Against Khimki we'll have to be good defensively and not make any mistakes“, says Taylor.

8 februaryArmy Men Defeat Khimki On The Road

CSKA Moscow defeated Khimki Moscow Region on the road, 96-85. After a high-scoring 1st quarter, the tempo slowed, playing into the visitors' hands. Leading most of the contest, the Army Men ultimately secured a double-digit advantage and went on to win their 16th straight in the league.