Press March 2016

31 marchShved: The Euroleague is approaching the NBA

Alexey Shved is the most highly paid player in the Euroleague, but he’s not concerned with that. After three years in the NBA, though, he believes that the Euroleague is approaching the standards of the best championship in the world.

30 marchJames Augustine: A big, big game coming up!

In his fourth season with Khimki Moscow Region, center James Augustine helped the team win the Eurocup last season and become a Turkish Airlines Euroleague contender in this one. A well-rounded veteran, Augustine played for Orlando in the NBA before taking his career to Spanish clubs Gran Canaria, Valencia and Murcia. He joined Khimki in 2012 and the team reached the Euroleague Top 16 in his first season. Now, he and Khimki hope to go even further together. In his blog, James tells us what's going on at one of the most exciting teams in continental basketball!

28 marchKhimk staves off Zenit comeback

Khimki Moscow Region defeated Zenit St. Petersburg at home, 90-84. The game was a rollercoaster from start to finish. Trailing big in the first half, Zenit stormed back, cutting a 25-point deficit to one. But the visitors ran out of steam in the final minutes as Khimki held on for a crucial win.

26 marchTop 16 Round 12 MVP: Tyler Honeycutt, Khimki Moscow Region

Tyler Honeycutt was seemingly everywhere at Zalgirio Arena on Friday evening in leading Khimki Moscow Region to a 71-76 come-from behind victory over Zalgiris Kaunas. After producing an amazing performance at both ends of the floor, Honeycutt earned weekly MVP honors for Round 12 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16.

25 marchHoneycutt leads Khimki to road win in Kaunas

Khimki Moscow Region remained strong in the race to reach the Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs from Group F by beating Zalgiris Kaunas 71-76 on the road on Friday. Khimki improved to 6-6 in Group F while already-eliminated Zalgiris dropped to 2-10.

22 marchIvanovic gets first win at Khimki

Khimki Moscow Region defeated Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd on Monday, 80-78. Dusko Ivanovic's club grabbed a sizeable lead in the 1st quarter and led by as much as 20 early in the 3rd quarter. Volgograd mounted a furious comeback and had a chance to send the game to overtime, but Ekene Ibekwe committed a turnover in the final seconds, giving Khimki the win.

18 marchWanamaker leads Bamberg to comeback thriller over Khimki!

Bradley Wanamaker scored 18 of his career-high 25 points in the final 5 minutes of the fourth quarter to rally Brose Baskets Bamberg past visiting Khimki Moscow Region 84-79 on Thursday. Both teams now have 5-6 records and a share of the fifth place in Group F. Khimki, under new head coach Dusko Ivanovic, controlled things for most of the night, as Bamberg led only twice in the first 36 minutes.

16 marchKhimki parts with Kurtinaitis, signs Ivanovic

Khimki Moscow Region has a new man in charge on the bench to try to complete its playoff push in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. The Russian club parted ways with head coach Rimas Kurtinaitis on Tuesday after five years and signed Dusko Ivanovic until the end of the 2016-17 season.

15 marchClubs, domestic leagues and Euroleague Basketball hold working group on future of European club competitions

A selection of the top European clubs and domestic leagues, meeting in Barcelona on Monday, approved a final competitions structure to be submitted to the next Euroleague Commercial Assets Shareholders Meeting.

14 marchLangford breaks record, UNICS beats Khimki

UNICS Kazan defeated Khimki Moscow Region on the road, 90-85. Keith Langford's record 23 points in the opening period gave the White-Greens an early lead, which they managed to preserve until the final whistle. Kazan stays in the hunt for the top seed with the win, while Khimki drops its 4th in a row.