1-0 lead for CSKA Moscow in the VTB League Finals

Nando De Colo CSKA Moscow
Photo: Twitter/CSKA Moscow

CSKA Moscow dominated Khimki in Game 1 of the VTB League Finals (106-85) and took the lead in the series (1-0).

CSKA led from start to finish (17-5, 53-35) and despite Khimki’s late effort to turn things around (92-81), they closed the game on a 14-4 run to cruise to the victory.

Four players scored in double figures for the winners, with Nando De Colo and Cory Higgins leading the way with 22 and 19 points, respectively.

Alexey Shved and Jordan Mickey were the best players of the losing squad, with 30 and 18 points, respectively.

Game 2 will be played in CSKA’s home-court on Friday (07/06).