CSKA defeated Khimki in the Euroleague
CSKA Moscow defeated Khimki Moscow region in the regular season of the Euroleague with a score of 99:86. The meeting was held at the site of the Palace of sports «Megasport», where CSKA welcomes its guests.
The hosts won the first, second and third quarter, losing only in the latter. CSKA scored 28 points American guard Mike James, last year became the top scorer of the Euroleague regular season in the «Milan». 21 points brought the team American forward will I believe Cliburn. Khimki scored 25 points the leader of the national team of Russia Alexey Shved.
CSKA won the third victory in a row at the start of the Euroleague. Previously, the team, Dimitris Itoudis defeated the Spanish «Valencia» (96:71) and the German «Bavaria» (79:68). «Khimki» have fallen out of the lead group, suffered their first defeat of the season.
Last season the eighth time in history won the Euroleague. In the final CSKA won the Turkish «Anadolu Efes» with the account 91:83. Also CSKA won the title in VTB United League, in the final series three times in a row beating the «Khimki».
At the end of the season left Sergio Rodriguez, Nando de Colo, Cory Higgins, Othello hunter, and Alec Peters. The newcomers were the Greek Costa Porto Koufo, German Johannes Vogtmann, the Latvian Janis Strelnieks and Americans Darron Hilliard, Ron Baker and Mike James.