Khimki Moscow Region
Khimki was the regular season leader in blocked shots with 5.5 per game.
Egor Vyaltsev is a perfect 14 for 14 from the free throw line over his Euroleague career.
Alexey Shved has made at least 1 three-pointer in nine of his last 10 Euroleague games.
Tyrese Rice has recorded at least 1 steal in five straight Euroleague games.
Four Khimki players have history with CSKA.
Anatoly Kashirov and Alexey Shved played for the CSKA juniors and Sergey Monia and Egor Vyaltsev both came to the club as teenagers. Shved played parts of seven seasons for CSKA between 2005 and 2012 and won the 2008 Euroleague with the club. Kashirov played parts of five seasons from 2003 through 2008 and won the Euroleague in 2006 and 2008. Monia spent three seasons with CSKa and Vyaltsev two.
Team Russia fielded three CSKA Moscow players –Vitaly Fridzon, Nikita Kurbanov and Andrey Vorontsevich – plus Khimki Moscow Region’s Sergey Monia, Ruslan Pateev and Egor Vyaltsev over the summer at EuroBasket 2015. CSKA players Victor Khryapa, Pavel Korobkov and Dimitry Kulagin and Khimki’s Alexey Shved and Dmitry Sokolov have also played for Russia over the years.
CSKA was the Euroleague’s top scoring regular season team with an average of 91.1 points per game.
Nando De Colo was second in the league in performance index rating in the regular season with an average of 22.3 per game. He also ranked second in scoring with 18.1 points per game.
De Colo has made at least 1 three-pointer in 15 of his last 16 Euroleague games.
De Colo has scored in double figures in each of his last 15 Euroleague appearances.
De Colo is the Euroleague’s career leader in free throw accuracy. He’s shooting 93.0 %, having made 213 free throws out of 229 attempts over 57 games for Valencia Basket and CSKA.
Milos Teodosic has made at least 1 three-pointer in 33 of his last 34 Euroleague games.
Teodosic has made 11 straight free throws in Euroleague games.
Andrey Vorontsevich has made at least 1 three-pointer in 11 of his last 12 Euroleague appearances.
Vitaly Fridzon has made 15 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Fridzon played most of his career for Khimki – nine seasons from 2004 through 2013 until he signed for CSKA. He was a party to Khimki’s greatest achievements, including winning the 2012 Eurocup, 2011 VTB League and 2008 Russian Cup. He played under Coach Kurtinaitis and alongside current Khimki players James Augustine, Paul Davis, Petteri Koponen, Sergey Monia and Egor Vyaltsev.
Cory Higgins has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last six Euroleague appearances. He is shooting 10 for 17 from downtown (58.8%) over that stretch.