Ukraine: Azovmash Lose At Last

28 December 2004

Khimik Yuzhny sent Ukrainian rivals Azovmash crashing to their first defeat of the Superliga campaign.

In a battle of FIBA Europe League sides, Azovmash had won their first 11 games but Khimik prevailed in this weekend’s game 98-86.

Khimik stretched a 48-43 lead at half-time to a 73-63 advantage by the end of the third quarter and won comfortably.

Both sides were coming off big wins in Europe which have kept them firmly in contention for a place in the next stage of the competition.

In midweek, Azovmash won 82-70 at Pepinster and are fourth in Group B with five victories in nine games.

In Group D, Khimik are third with six triumphs and three defeats. They won 82-69 over Paris Basket Racing.


29.04.2005 - By Jeff Taylor, PA International
28.04.2005 - By Jeff Taylor, PA International

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