Efes moves past Khimki with Shane Larkin, Krunoslav Simon combining for 44 points

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Anadolu Efes was unstoppable for three quarters to claim a 77-105 blowout win away from home versus Khimki.

The two teams were close for most of the first half, but the visitors exploded to a 26-47 run in the last twenty minutes of the contest to get their fifth win in nine EuroLeague games.

Krunoslav Simon and Shane Larkin combined for 44 points (Simon 24, Larkin 20) to blow past the Russian side.

Larkin also added seven assists, while Adrien Moerman had 14 points and seven rebounds in 23 minutes of play.

Furthermore, Tibor Pleiss conquered the paint with 18 points on 7/9 shooting helping Efes improve to a 5-4 record.

Janis Tima (13 points, five rebounds) and Jordan Mickey’s performances (13 points, five boards) were not enough for Khimki, that conceded its seventh loss in its last nine EuroLeague games (2-7).