VTB United League. BC Khimki vs. CSKA31 may 2013

BC Khimki didn't manage to protect home court advantage in the fifth VTB United League semifinal game and lost in a bitter struggle to CSKA Moscow — 64-87 (17-17, 20-20, 10-22, 17-28). Season 2012/2013 is over! Thanks everyone for great support!

Best scorers: Loncar (14), Augustine (13), Planinic (11 + 5 assists), Monya (10 + 7 rebounds)

Rimas Kurtinaitis, BC Khimki head coach:

— I would like to congratulate CSKA. They played really well and with focus for all 40 minutes. We fought for two quarters, then got worn out for some reason. I'm only happy that it was a long time ago I had this type of five-game series, in 1996. I think, though, that this was our best season. We battled with European powerhouses as equals in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. I'd like to thank our team and the club management. This season wasn't easy, but we gave it our all until the end.