On Sunday Khimkians, completing the first series of on-road games, they played in Krasnoyarsk. And again the advantage of the Moscow Region club, in numbers of which shone Carlos Delfino, doubts did not cause — 95-70 (25-20, 29-18, 16-14, 25-18). The next match of championship our basketballists will play at home on following Saturday. 'Lokomotiv-Rostov' will arrive in guests.
Top scorers: Delfino (25), Lampe (17), Fridzon (12), Mozgov (10).
The starting line was: Ponkrashov, Delfino, McCarty, Garbajosa, Lampe.
The score was opened by BC Khimki Spanish-speaker newcomers. During first minutes home team offered resistance but 6 points running put Yellow-blue team ahead. In this moment the light in center went out for 10 minutes. After break team from Krasnoyarsk tried to play aggressively. But in this moment Delfino and Garbajosa started to bombard the opponent’s basket by 3-pointers. This day Carlos Delfino was unstoppable.
Kestutis Kemzura, the BC Khimki head coach:
— The lead started to increase after the analysis of game in long break. We found the “antidote” for Krasnoyarsk’s zone and played better in defense. Team felt that this day was of Carlos Delfino and played for him. And Carlos didn’t let down.