Khimki enjoy the top — Oct 20, 2008
Khimki enjoy the top of Russian Superleague with 3-0 record from the start. Last night the team thrashed Enisey Krasnoyarsk 70:95 away from home. The favorites opened the game with 25:20 and then kept the score until the end. Carlos Delfino (199-G-82) hit 5 three-pointers on his way to 25 points for Khimki. Macej Lampe netted 17, while Vitaliy Fridzon had 12.
CSKA came back from the United States and stun Ural Great 100:72 in Moscow. The hosts won the opening quarter 24:21 and then had only 7 point deficit at the halftime. In the second half CSKA proved the ambitions with two easy wins in the last two quarters. Erazem Lorbek (210-F/C-84, college: Michigan St.) paced the winners with 19 points. Ramunas Siskauskas (197-G-78) nailed 15, and J.R. Holden had 13. Vanja Plisnic led Ural Great with 27 points, whilst Aleksey Surovtsev added 15.
Lokomotiv Rostov edged University Surgut 78:77 behind 20 points from Fred House (196-F-78, college: S.Utah). Pero Antik (210-F-82, agency: Interperformances) ended up with 14 and Szewczyk Szymon scored 13. Lionel Chalmers (183-G-80, college: Xavier) shined with 32 points in the losing effort.