VTB United League. Zenit vs. BC Khimki — 99-95

25 may 2017
BC Khimki lost to Zenit in the first VTB United League semifinal game, held in St Petersburg — 95-99 (28-27, 16-19, 27-26, 24-27). The next game will be played on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 17:00 msk.

Zenit: White (22 + 7 rebounds), Karasev (21 + 3 rebounds), Landry (18 + 6 rebounds), Markovic (13 + 9 assists + 3 rebounds), Timma (9 + 4 rebounds + 3 assists), Valiev (8), Toolson (6 + 5 rebounds + 5 assists), Mbakwe (2 + 6 rebounds), Sergeev, Vikhrov

BC Khimki: Shved (31 + 7 assists + 4 steals), Hummel (15 + 6 rebounds), Todorovic (13 + 6 rebounds), Rowland (12 + 4 assists), Monya (7 + 4 rebounds), Zaytcev (7), Boungou-Colo (5 + 5 rebounds), Brown (5), Vyaltsev, Ilnitskiy.

POST-GAME

Dusko Ivanovic, BC Khimki head coach:

"The atmosphere at the game today was excellent. The arena was full, like it should be in the semifinals. As for the game, this was only the first game in the series. We’re ready to play all five, if necessary. We had a chance to win today. We didn’t take advantage and now we think about Game two".

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