Reports January 2009

31 januaryRussian Championship. BC Khimki — UNICS — 75-77

Kazan' UNICS was the sequential opponent team of our players in the Russian Championship. In the persistent fight with the strong rival Khimki at the end of teh match — 75-77 (17-19, 25-19, 17-14, 16-25). The next game of the Championship BC Khimki will play on next Friday in Samara, and in the EuroCup on this Tuesday we are waitng duel with the Dynamo-Moscow.

27 januaryEurocup. Maroussi — BC Khimki — 71-58

Maroussi Costa Coffee controlled the tempo to sail to a 71-58 victory over BC Khimki in Athens and start the Last 16 in style. Carlos Delfino scored 10 points, whereas Teemu Rannikko and Kelly McCarty also reached double digits with 12 and 10 points, respectively, for Khimki in a losing effort.

24 januaryRussian Championship. BC Khimki — Triumph — 68-65

In last match of the regular stage of the Russian Championship Khimkians met with the neighbors along Moscow Region — "Triumph" Lyubertsy. In the very persistent duel the home team gained victory, after preserving preponderance into three points in the tail piece — 68-65 (13-17, 18-18, 19-21, 18-9). The next game of the Championship BC Khimki will play on January 31 with UNICS, and on Tuesday, on the road in Athens in the game of the Eurocup, we will play against the Greek Marussi.

21 januaryRussian Championship. Spartak SPb — BC Khimki — 72-81

In first match of second round of Russian Championship BC Khimki played away against "Spartak" Saint-Petersburg. First half of match players from "Spartak" had taken the lead, but in last 10 minutes BC Khimki came back into the game — 81-72 (11-17, 18-19, 23-22, 29-14). Next match our team will play at home on 24th of January against "Triumph" Lyubertsy.

17 januaryRussian Championship. BC Khimki — Universitet-Yugra

In last match of first round in Russian Superleague BC Khmki played at jome against "Universitet-Yugra". Bc Khimki won — 97-77 (26-21, 19-18, 22-16, 30-22). Next match BC Khimki will play away against "Spartak" Saint-Petersburg on 21 of January.

13 januaryEurocup. BC Khimki — Benetton — 80-71

Khimki won first place in Group C by outlasting Benetton Treviso 80-71. Khimki led most of the game, but needed to pull away late after Benetton rallied to tie the game in the fourth quarter. Carlos Delfino scored 19 to lead Khimki as it improved to 5-1 and avenged its only loss, which was at Benetton. Kelly McCarty added 18 and Milt Palacio 17, while Timofey Mozgov posted 14 points and 11 rebounds for the winners.

6 januaryEurocup. Le Havre — BC Khimki — 63-79

In a game that would have no decidive outcome as for teams advaning to the Last 16, visiting BC Khimki defeated Le Havre in France on Tuesday night by 63-79. Kelly McCarty led the winners with 20 points and Timofey Mozgov added 13. The win allows the Russian team to improve to 4-1 in Group C to maintain first place.

3 januaryRussian Championship. BC Khimki — Ural-Great — 108-80

In first match in 2009 BC Khimki played at home against “Ural-Great” Perm. The starting spurt of yellow-blue crashed the opponent. BC Khimki won, scoring more than 100 points – for the first time this season — 108-80 (33-19, 32-17, 15-29, 28-15). Next match our team will play away in Eurocup in France against “Le Havre” on 6th of January.