CSKA continued to dominate in Russian basketball. The Moscow powerhouse clinched the 10th straight League title. They fired past Khimky on the road tonight to sweep the championship series. Shved accounted for 18 points to lead the charge. CSKA took off early in this one. They accumulated a 26:19 lead at the first intermission. CSKA stayed in front throughout the second quarter. CSKA arrived at halftime up by 11 points 48:37. Khimky stepped on the gas in the third term. The hosts unloaded 28 points in the period to narrow the margin to just five points 65:70. But CSKA stunned the home team in the final frame. The visitors went on a 20:10 run to seal a comfortable victory. Nenad Krstic (213-C-83) scored 17 points, while Viktor Khryapa (204-F/G-82) contributed 14 points in the winning case. Vitaly Fridzon (195-G-85, agency: Alti Sport) answered with 20 points for Khimky. Kresimir Loncar (210-F-83, agency: Alti Sport) netted 17 points in the loss.
Krasnie Krilya won Russian 2011/2012 Cup - May 13, 2012
Krasnie Krilya- Spartak-Primorje 84:62
Krasnie Krilya won Russian 2011/2012 Cup as they left no chances to Spartak-Primorje in the Final game. Samara saw a 84:62 comfortable win of the hosts to celebrate with them last night. Krasnie Krilya easily took control of the game and reached 24-12 in the end of the period. They added 22-19 in the second frame and enjoyed 15-point lead at the halftime. Moreover the hosts won the third quarter 25-13 and did not mind 13-18 in the last stanza. Brion Rush (186-G-84, agency: Beo Basket, college: Grambling St.) top-scored for the winners with 17 points and Aaron Miles (186-G-83, college: Kansas) netted 14. Dragan Labovic (207-C/F-87, agency: Alti Sport) poured in 13, while ALIEVAS Rolandas and Nikita Balashov (206-F-91) added 10 apiece. Cuthbert Victor (197-F-83, college: Murray St.) ended up with 16 points in defeat and Torey Thomas (180-PG-85, agency: Interperformances, college: Holy Cross) scored 15. GOLYAKHOV Aleksey delivered 8 and Ivan Pavlov (200-C-89) nailed 7. In the game for the third place Spartak St Petersburg overcame Ural 68:67. Brion Rush was named MVP of the Final Four. Torey Thomas became the best Point Guard and Valery Likhodey (205-F-86) was awarded Small Forward nomination. Nikita Balashov became the best Power Forward, while Lorenzo Gordon (201-F-83, agency: Hart Sports Mngm, college: Oklahoma City) the best Center.
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