Khimki’s bear will support Russian team 4 september 2009

Before the depart of Russian National team in Poland, BC Khimki’s players –members of Russian team Timofey Mozgov, Kelly McCarty, Fedor Dmitriev and Vitaly Fridzon came to Basketball center of Moscow Region to meet with Khimki fans.

-Unfortunately, most fans can’t go to Eurobasket, — said the representatives of Khimki fan-clubs. – But we will support you heartily together watching TV. The administration of BC Khimki will organize for us the broadcasting in one of the bars in Khimki.

Fans gave a present to players, — a teddy bear in Russian National Team shirt…
— The hedgehog is a symbol of BC Khimki, but the bear is a symbol of Russia. – explained fans their choice. – This bear is a Russia’s fan and has the badge in honor of 70 jubilee of Khimki town. We wish you good luck in Eurobasket!

Players thanked fans, gave them autographs and traditionally took photos.