Kondrashin-Belov Cup. BC Khimki placed second28 september 2008
In Saint-Petersburg on 27-28th of September was held the preseason tournament in memory of great basketball legends – Vladimir Kondrashin and Alexander Belov. BC Khimki, CSKA, Spartak Spb and Croatian Cibona – the participants of tournament. BC Khimki won the silver medals.
In semifinals BC Khimki won convincingly over Cibona and CSKA snatched a victory over Spartak. In final played best two teams from Russia-Khimki and CSKA. Carlos Delfino and Jorge Garbajosa didn’t play over CSKA, the Argentinean gets rehabilitated and the Spanish player was unwell this day.
The match became difficult for our team. The preseason tournament and the match against strong opponent is the important part of preparation. CSKA won 82-59.