Khimki rallied past Buducnost

Stefan Markovic Khimki
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

In a close game in Podgorica, Khimki claimed a big victory against Buducnost and remained alive in the qualification race (90-98).

No team could take a significant advantage in the first half (22-20, 46-45), with many lead changes taking place in the third and fourth quarter, respectively (65-66, 88-87).

Yet, the Russians closed the game on a 2-11 run and earned the victory, as the hosts couldn’t turn things around.

Jordan Mickey led the winners with 25 points (on 9/12 shooting), with Charles Jenkins adding 17.

Four players scored in double figures for the losing squad, as Norris Cole posted 20 points and 11 assists.

Khimki improved to 9-13, whereas Buducnost dropped to 6-16.