The finalist can become known in the next game

Martin Muursepp (photo T. Makeeva)
CSKA won the second game of the quarterfinal serie and now leads 2-0. Army team need to win third road game which will take place in Chekhov to mofe to the final of Russian play-off.

CSKA vs Khimki: 111-79

The second agme became the quaite different that the first one. From the early beginning Khimki get the initative and tried to run away from the rival. CSKA could recover after the first quarter and won both second and third. In the alst quarter Dusan Ivkovic let all players of the technical roster to have some playing time.

Muursepp became the best sniper of CSKA by scoring 15 points. Granger score 14, Brown and Savrasenko both added 13, Holden scored 12, Panov - 11, Andersen - 20.

The head coach of CSKA Dusan Ivkovic:

As we expect today Khimki did not play the same basketball then yesterday. Khimki is very experienced game with big coach. They played very good in the beginning and had better percentage of 2- and 3-pointers. Yesterday we played great first quarter, today second and third. Now we lead the serie 2-0 and have very good opportunity to finish it in Chekhov on Monday. We need to be very concentrate. Tomorrow we continue our preparations.

The head coach of Khimki Sergey Elevich:

This moment CSKA is stronger, and we are not ready to fight against them. We did not recovery yet after tough 5-games quarterfinal serie against Dynamo Saint Petersburg. We have problems with injured players. Karasev would not play until the end of the season. Torres is not ready to play for the full strength, Vuksanovic and Krasnikov cant play yet. We had to invite players from the second team but they need time.

Alexey Savrasenko (photo T. Makeeva)
Jon Robert Holden (photo T. Makeeva)
Sergey Panov (photo M. Serbin)
Martin Muursepp (photo T. Makeeva)
Antonio Granger (photo T. Makeeva)
Marcus Brown (photo T. Makeeva)
David Andersen (photo T. Makeeva)
Sergey Monya (photo T. Makeeva)
Zakhar Pashutin (photo T. Makeeva)
Theodoros Papaloukas (photo T. Makeeva)
Nikita Kurbanov (photo T. Makeeva)
Vasiliy Zavoruev (photo M. Serbin)
CSKA dance team (photo M. Serbin)
CSKA fan (photo M. Serbin)