CSKA Takes 2-0 Finals Lead vs. Khimki 7  june  2019

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CSKA Moscow defeated Khimki Moscow Region at home in Game 2 of the Finals, 103-92 (30-15, 25-22, 22-27, 26-28).
Top scorers
CSKA: Sergio Rodriguez (16), Nando De Colo (14 + 8 ast), Cory Higgins (14), Othello Hunter (14), Nikita Kurbanov (13 + 5 ast), Joel Bolomboy (12)

Khimki: Tony Crocker (26), Viacheslav Zaitcev (15), Malcolm Thomas (13), Jordan Mickey (13)

Khimki announced prior to Game 2 that star Alexey Shved would miss the rest of the series with an injury. Playing without their primary scoring option, the visitors started slow on offense, missing six of their first seven shots and committing seven turnovers in the opening period. In fact, Jordan Mickey needed until the second quarter to become the first Khimki player to score twice.

CSKA, meanwhile, cruised to a big lead behind five 3-pointers in the first quarter and a strong showing from Nikita Kurbanov (13 points by halftime). Up 30-15 at the end of the first, CSKA added three more points in the second for a 55-37 advantage at halftime.

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