Reports February 2008

26 februaryULEB Cup. Last 32 . Khimki won the two-game series with a 187-141

Maciej Lampe led four players in double figures as Khimki booked its spot in the Last 16 with a convincing 96-69 victory at home over Köln 99ers in the Last 32 return leg. Khimki won the two-game series with a 187-141 aggregate score, advancing to a date with the winner of the Joventut-Swans Gmunden showdown, which was being completed later.

19 februaryULEB Cup. Victory on the road

On Thuesday Khimki played the first away match in 1/16 of final ULEB Cup against the team "Koeln 99".Two hours before the match the team "Koeln" announced that the game was cancelled. However, German team changed it's mind and the match started. But this situation didn't hepl home team. BC Khimki won convincingly — 91-72 (30-26, 16-15, 20-22, 25-9).

15 februaryRussian Championship. The Moscow Region battle

The second round of Moscow Region’s clubs passed in Lybertsy in Friday. BC Khimki is visiting BC Triumph. More than 300 fans followed the yellow-blue team. The fiery support of fans helped our team to win — 65-64 (14-8, 15-24, 16-19, 20-13). On Monday the delegation of BC Khimki will go to Germany, to play in ULEB Cup against “Köln 99ers”.
Top scorers: McCarty (12+10 rebounds), Tucker (12), Lampe (8 +7 rebounds), Ponkrashov (8), Ewing (8+5 assists).

11 februaryRussian Championship. The trashing victory

The first match after the victory in Russian Cup BC Khimki played against the outsider of superleague – “Enisey” Krasnoyarsk. The home team won convincingly and established a record – the lead 39 points — 93-54 (27-12, 23-10, 23-22, 20-10). Next match BC Khimki will play on 15th of February in Lyubertsy against “Triumph”.
Top scorers: Tucker (16+8 rebounds), Burke (14), Morgunov (11), Shabalkin (11), Fridzon (11).

7 februaryRussian Cup. We are the champions!

BC Khimki won the Russian Cup 2007/2008! Inthe final our team beat CSKA — 85-67 (14-19, 21-18, 23-8, 27-22). It is the first throphy in history of BC Khimki. Next are The Russian Championship and ULEB Cup!
Top scorers: Lampe (23+13 rebounds), Ewing (18), McCarty (16+11 rebounds), Ponkrashov (16).

6 februaryBC Khimki in the final of Russian Cup!

The first match of Final Four of Russian Cup made happy all Khimki fans. The fan-sector rejoinced on the stand of the "BasketHall" in Kazan. BC Khimki beat Dynamo Moscow — 73-71 (17-19 17-15 15-17 24-20).Tommorrow our team will fight for the Cup with the champion — CSKA.
Top scorers: Lampe (24+16 rebounds), Ewing (16), McCarty (10), Ponkrashov (1+12 assists).

2 februaryRussian Championship. Closed to victory

During all match BC Khimki played with the champion CSKA as equals. Specialists said that Moscow Region team was not weaker that the opponent. But the result is in favor of CSKA — 64-68 (15-13, 12-22, 19-12, 18-21). However, our guys were deserved the storm of applause of Khimki fans. Next match in Russian Championship BC Khimki will play on 11th of February against “Enisey” Krasnoyarsk.
Top scorers: Ponkrashov (17), Ewing (13), Lampe (9), McCarty (7+11 rebounds)