BC Khimki — Besiktas. After the game. 17 december 2008
The match of Eurocup BC Khimki — Besiktas became the first for Sergio Scariolo as a head coach. The press-conference of coaches arroused a great interest. The head coach of Besiktas refused to come to press-conference, but journalists wanted to know the first commentaries of Sergio Scariolo.
Sergio Scariolo, BC Khimki head coach:
— Today we had some very good moments. And now our aim is to be more consistent, to be a real team, to regroup all the players and coaches. I liked very much the atmosphere during the match and the fans. It was very warm, frankly, and I didn't expect it. I can guarantee to all the fans that we will do our best each match. Today, we had the possibility to give playing time to all our players. I will always give opportunity to players who deserve it. All our guys have done this evening a very good job.
Vitaly Fridzon, BC Khimki guard:
— I am very happy to win. It was a very important game for our team. Sergio Scariolo made changes in our team. He motivated us very well and didn't let us relax. For all 40 minutes we were concentrated.