Reports December 2007

22 decemberRussian Cup. BC Khimki in Final Four

In second match of ¼ final of Russian Cup BC Khimki played against Lokomotiv-Rostov. Yellow-blue crashed the opponent — 104-76 (22-11, 22-25, 32-22, 28-18). The Final Four will pass in Kazan on 6-7 of February. BC Khimki will play in semifinal against Dynamo Moscow.

18 decemberULEB Cup. The unlucky overtime

Azovmash Mariupol stayed in the running for the elimination round by handing Khimki its first loss in Group D as Tomas Delininkaitis and Yahor Meshcharakou were a perfect 6-of-6 on foul shots in the final minute of a 100-102 overtime win on the road.
Top scorers: Rannikko (23), Ponkrashov (17), Fridzon (16), Wilkinson (16).

15 decemberRussian Cup. The difficult victory in Rostov

The first match in 1/4-final of Russian Cup Khimki played against Lokomotiv in Rostov-on-Don. The result of the game was determined at the beginning of the match. Khimki won 83-76 (25-16, 20-17, 23-17, 15-26). The second match between these opponents will pass in Khimki at 22nd of December.

11 decemberULEB Cup. Khimki remained undefeated atop Group D

Khimki remained undefeated atop Group D after holding on for an 80-77 road victory against SLUC Nancy as Vladimir Veremeenko's foul shots in the final minute secured the win.
Top scorers: McCarty (18), Veremeenko (11), Fridzon (9), Rannikko (9).

8 decemberRussian Championship. The first defeat in season.

Last match in Russian Championship BC Khimki played against the champion — CSKA. At the beginning of the match yellow blue gave the initiative to guest team and this game became unsuccessful for BC Khimki — 61-87. The first defeat in this season. But our team is still the leader of the Russian Championship.
Top scorers: Burke (12), McCarty (10), Ponkrashov (10).

4 decemberULEB Cup. Game-winning three-pointer by Anton Ponkrashov

Khimki took the showdown between undefeated teams in Group D by edging Pamesa Valencia 81-78 on a game-winning three-pointer by Anton Ponkrashov, in arguably one of the best games seen in the ULEB Cup so far this season.
Top scorers: Ponkrashov (24), Ewing (30), McCarty (11), Rannikko (9).

1 decemberRussian Championship. The winter started with the victory

BC Khimki played against Triumph from Lyubertsy and crashed the opponent in the second period. As the result, the deserve win of yellow-blue — 79-69 (16-22, 27-7, 20-18, 16-22). Next match in Russian championship Bc Khimki will play on 8th of December against CSKA.
Top scorers: Fridzon (20), Wilkinson (14), McCarty (13), Rannikko (11), Morgunov (10).