Khimki crushes Kalev’s upset hopes, regains 3rd place 17  march  2019

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Khimki Russia defeated Kalev Estonia on the road, 96-85 (20-30, 33-21, 12-16, 31-18).
Top Scorers
Kalev: Arnett Moultrie (30 + 5 reb), Tony Wroten (20 + 5 ast)

Khimki: Jordan Mickey (25 + 8 reb), Alexey Shved (20 + 7 reb + 5 ast), Janis Timma (17), Stefan Markovic (13)

Story
In a wild back-and-forth game in the Estonian capital, Khimki dealt the last punch, closing the game on a 12-1 run to move into sole possession of 3rd place.

Coming off an impressive win over Astana, Kalev started the game on fire, torching Khimki’s defense for 30 points in the opening period. The visitors looked out of sorts early on after adding Janis Timma and getting Jordan Mickey back from injury, but quickly turned things around in the 2nd quarter.

Timma knocked down three triples in the period and Alexey Shved closed the half on a 5-0 run to give Khimki the 53-51 lead entering the break.

Kalev allowed a 12-point lead to slip away, but showed no fear against a loaded Khimki roster, led by Arnett Moultrie’s 22 first-half points.

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Арнетт Моултри набирает 22 очка за 1-ю половину против «Химок»