Khimki cruises past Real Madrid

Sergio Llull Real Madrid
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

Khimki put an end to its four-game losing streak and won against Real Madrid (102-94). The Russians were determined to add to their winning column, taking control of the game after the first half.

With Alexey Shved scoring and assisting, Khimki reached to the 55-44 at halftime. The deficit was on +10 points from this point of the game and beyond, with the home team starting on a 13-0 run the fourth quarter for the 93-69 (35’).

Khimki had six players in double digits, with Shved finishing the game with 21 points, 13 assists and 5 rebounds, while Devin Booker added 15 and Janis Timma 13 points, respectively.

On other hand, Real Madrid did not show the fighting spirit in order to return to the game, despite the 20 points of ex-Khimki star, Jordan Mickey. Moreover, Fabien Causer added 17 points for the Spaniards, who lost their second in a row.