the Lithuanian coach of basketball club “Khimki” after the victory of his players over one of the leaders of the continental Euroleague real Madrid (102:94) noted that the quality of the games the team played one of the best meetings of the season. “They deserved to win,” stated the coach.
“First of all, I want to congratulate our team and players for their work he said, Kurtinaitis official website of “Khimki”. – After several defeats is not easy to gather and play against a good team like real Madrid, and also to win. Great job.”
According to the coach, this season the team had a lot of good matches: “However, in terms of importance, I must admit, we expected a victory over “Zenith” and “Valencia,” because playing at home, and it is the opponents of our level. As for the match against real Madrid, and in importance and quality this is perhaps one of our best games.”
the Coach remembered that not so long ago, “Khimki” played a good game against CSKA in VTB League, “And these two games I consider among the best at the moment. We have a big problem in the third quarter. It happens to be the biggest “hole”, we know that talking about it in trainings and meetings, and today after the first half we emphasized that the third quarter is the most important”.
“there were moments when we and real Madrid scored difficult goals. Well, that exchanged shots. In principle, we controlled the whole game and had quite a big difference. Of course, you had to play better in the end. Sometimes we blame the defense, because the judge on points scored. It seems to everyone that we didn’t defend myself, but I think we did pretty goodShuya work in the defense,” — said the coach of “Khimki”.