Press October 2016

31 octoberKhimki Moscow keeps Jacob Pullen until the end of the season

Khimki Moscow officially announced that it activated the option Jacob Pullen’s contract to keep him in the team until the end of the 2016-2017 season.

29 octoberKhimki adds guard Brown, forwards Hummel and Evans

Two time former champion Khimki Moscow Region had a busy week. In addition to a big road 72-102 win at ALBA Berlin in Round 3, the Russian club added three players to its roster as guard Markel Brown, and forwards Robbie Hummel and Jeremy Evans all signed contracts until the end of the current season.

27 october7DAYS EuroCup Round 3 MVP: Jacob Pullen, Khimki Moscow Region

Round 3 of the 7DAYS Eurocup Regular Season featured all eight games on Wednesday night, and for the first time this season, the player with the highest performance index rating on a winning team, Jacob Pullen of Khimki Moscow Region, was alone which means he earns weekly MVP honors.

25 octoberFuenlabrada's Sekulic, sidelined two months

As announced by the club on Tuesday morning, Montakit Fuenlabrada big man Blagota Sekulic will miss the next six to eight weeks due to a fracture of a finger in his right hand he suffered in the last Spanish League game last weekend. Sekulic (2.10 meters, 34 years old) had one appearance for the team this season in the 7DAYS Eurocup in which he scored 6 points and pulled 2 rebounds.

24 octoberUnics loses Clarke for at least 6 weeks

Unics Kazan small forward Coty Clarke is set to miss at least 6 weeks of action due to a knee injury. Clarke got injured late in his team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game against Brose Bamberg last week, leaving the game with 20 seconds left.

24 octoberLoko beaten by Khimki

In the second round of the VTB United League championships of the 2016/17 season, Lokomotiv Kuban was beaten by Khimki in an away game. The most effective players of Loko were Ian Vougioukas with 15 points and Taylor Rochestie with 13 points. Fotis Katsikaris’s team will play next game at home on October 26th vs. Ulm within EuroCup.

23 octoberKhimki prevailed over Lokomotiv in Shved’s debut

With the Euroleague teams not having any obligations for VTB this weekend, the game between Khimki and Lokomotiv Kuban was the biggest of them all.

23 octoberAlexey Shved: I really missed basketball

Back from injury in time to lead Khimki to a rivalry win vs. Loko, Alexey Shved was once again the star of the show. Following the game, he gave an exclusive interview to VTB-League.com about his decision to play, his coach’s instructions, new teammates, and Khimki’s “Russian 5”.

23 octoberWatch: Khimki vs. Lokomotiv-Kuban Highlights

Khimki Moscow Region defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban Krasnodar at home, 73-65.

23 octoberShved, Khimki derail Loko

Khimki Moscow Region defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban Krasnodar at home, 73-65 (20-13, 19-25, 18-14, 16-13).