In a high-scoring “battle”, ASVEL Villeurbanne emerged victorious against Khimki (92-88), withstanding a fourth quarter comeback.
The Russians came back from a 17-point deficit (74-57) on the fourth quarter, getting to 89-88, 15” before the end of regulation, but ASVELVilleurbanne remained on top in the end.
David Lighty was the best player on the court for the winners, scoring 20 points, while Taylor Jordan added 18 points and 8 assists. The French team got up back on an 8-8 record, while Khimki dropped to 8-8.
Janis Tima scored 20 points and Alexey Shved added 15 points for Khimki Moscow.