Khimki remains the only undefeated team in VTB

2019-11-24T15:12:29+01:00 2019-11-24T15:12:49+01:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

24/Nov/19 15:12

Tsmoki Minsk made quite the comeback before Khimki got the win.

By Eurohoops Team/

Khimki Moscow made the eight out of eight in the 2019-2020 VTB League regular season by beating Tsmoki Minsk 77 – 73 at home. The winning squad remained the team with the only flawless record in the championship while Tsmoki is still winless.

Anthony Gill posted a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds while Sergey Monya added 10 points for Khimki that was without Alexey Shved. Rimas Kurtinaitis’ players were up by 16, 56 – 40, in the third period until Tsmoki made a comeback to make it a one-basket game down the stretch.

Rob Lowery scored for the 75 – 73 with 20 seconds remaining but then missed some opportunities to tie the score after a free throw by Viacheslav Zaitcev. Jeremy Evans then made 1/2 from the line in the last play.

Alexandre Gavrilovic scored 20 and Branko Mirkovic 18 for Tsmoki.