Reports March 2007

30 marchRussian Championship. Jubilee in Yubileyniy

BC Khimki slacked off only in the initial moments of the match, and took the bull by the horns for the rest of the game scoring victory number 23 against Spartak: 81-64 (26-15, 16-18, 21-10, 18-21). The last time the St. Petersburg team defeated the Moscow Region team was way back in 2001. Khimki will play its next game of the regular stage at home vs. Ural Great on 4 de April.

26 marchRussian Championship. One step up towards the regular stage pedestal

Khimki’s away game facing off against Dynamo Moscow should have determined which team would take the place on the RC pedestal, but, it's under appeals. The visiting team were able to muster revenge for the defeat in the first round, in fact with the same score on the losing side at home court: 79-74 (21-19, 18-20, 24-15, 16-20). Now, from a possible tie these teams have the same game points. The upcoming game in the championship will see the yellow-n-blues in the Neva, Friday, 30 March.

16 marchRussian Championship. Saint Patrick didn’t bless the “greens”

After a substantial recess period, Khimki’s basketball players hit the court of the Moscow Region Basketball Center in a game against Universitet Yura of Surgut. The “greens” of the visiting team’s jersey on the eve of St. Patrick ’s Day, however, did not prove to be their luck of the Irish after the home team win: 121-68 (32-15, 36-17, 30-12, 23-24). This loss wiped them from the play off line up, while Khimki will play their next game of the championship versus Dynamo Moscow in Krylatskoe, on 26 March.