Khimki reached the VTB League Finals; secured its spot to the 2019/20 EuroLeague

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Khimki edged UNICS Kazan (92-91), won the series (3-1) and advanced to the VTB League Finals, clinching its ticket to the 2019/20 EuroLeague.

The Muscovites came back from a 14-point deficit early in the game (5-19) and cut the deficit to five at halftime (44-49).

After that, it was a close game (62-61, 87-83), but Khimki stepped up and earned the victory and the qualification to the Finals.

Alexey Shved (25 points) and Janis Timma (24 points) combined for 49 points for the winners, whereas Raymar Morgan had a game-high 27 points for the losing squad.