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Khimki stood tall and snapped Fenerbahce’s 12-game winning streak, thanks to a 84-78 overtime victory at home.

Nicolo Melli had the chance to give his team the win, yet he made one of two free throws and forced an overtime (72-72).

In the extra period, the Russians made some big shots and earned a crucial victory at home.

Khimki came back from a 13-point deficit early in the second quarter and were in front by five in the third quarter (56-51). The Turks came from behind (72-72), but the hosts sealed the deal in overtime.

Stefan Markovic had 13 points and seven rebounds for the winners, with Dee Bost and Anthony Gill adding 12 points apiece and Tony Crocker posting 10.

Melih Mahmutoglu (18 points) and Jan Vesely (17 points) stood out for the losing squad.

Khimki improved to 7-10, whereas Fenerbahce dropped to 15-2.