EuroCup 2009 Final: Lietuvos Rytas wins over Khimki

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 2009 Decade 2000 EuroCup Khimki Moscow Lietuvos Rytas

In 2009, the EuroCup final was held at 8, which would be the last year in this format, in Turin, where Lietuvos Rytas defeated a star-studded Khimki in the grand final by (80-74) after coming back from a thirteen-point deficit. Marijonas Petravicius, MVP of the final tournament

Dynamo Moscow 85 – Hemofarm 93
Benetton 79 – Lietuvos Rytas 85
Valencia Basket 73 – Khimki 76
Bilbao Basket 76 – Zadar 67

Hemofarm 68 – Lietuvos Ryas 73
Khimki 79 – Bilbao Basket 73

The first quarter remained balanced, ending with (22-22). At the beginning of the second act Khimki caught a streak, and this allowed him to be leading by ten points for many minutes, getting to win several times by thirteen points, and reaching the last quarter with (62-53). A final act that was fatal to the interests of Khimki, who saw the Lithuanians were filing distances to tie the final (71-71) with two minutes to go. Khimki entered a phase of technical KO, and received a partial (9-3) in the last plays.

Lietuvos Rytas 80
*Lukauskis – 3p, 6a
*Eidson – 14p, 4a
*Jomantas – 8p, 4r
*Zavackas – 8p, 5r
*Petravicius – 20p, 7r
Babrauskas – 18p, 5r
M.Bjelica – 9p, 3r
Anisimovas – 0p, 1r
Sinica – 0p, 2r
Gecevicius – 0p
Dainys – 0p, 1br

Khimki 74
*Palacio – 0p, 2r
*Fridzon – 11p, 3r
*McCarty – 20p, 2r
*Garbajosa – 5p, 5r
*Mozgov – 11p, 9r
Delfino – 16p, 2a
Wilkinson – 2p, 3r
Ponkrashov – 4p, 6a
Lampe – 5p, 5r