NEWS

02.03.2006
Ukraine: Khimik Advance To Finals

Khimik advanced to the final round of the EuroCup Challenge following a 71-49 victory last night over Lappeenranta.

Khimik prevailed in the first game 88-61 and won the two-game series by a combined score of 159-110.

24.02.2006
Khimik And Ural Great Post Victories

Khimik opened their two-game EuroCup Challenge semi-final in impressive fashion by soundly defeating Lappeenranta 88-61 last night in Yuzhny, Ukraine, while Ural Great also posted a double-digit victory in the other semi-finals match-up with an 81-71 win over Olympia in Larissa, Greece.

Khimik jumped out to 24-12 first quarter lead and would never look back in route to their decisive victory.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
Jari Kristian Hagman 1.98 25.08.1975 Forsso (FIN)  
Mindaugas Mockus SF 1.94 11.05.1980 Klaipeda (LTU)  
4Matthew Wayne Williams 2.01 01.02.1977 CA (USA)  
5Lasse Tuomas Hintsala SF 1.94 19.10.1984 Vantaa (FIN)  
6Jussi Terho Kumpulainen 2.04 09.04.1976 Jyväskylä (FIN)  
7Chanan Colman 1.88 10.03.1984 Gladsaxe (DEN)  
9Pasi Olavi Riihelä 1.99 06.04.1975 Nokia (FIN)  
10Yasin Red Djilali-Merzoug PG 1.83 15.01.1979 Stockholm (SWE)  
11Jarno Petteri Laukkanen SG 1.89 23.01.1976 Lappeenranta (FIN)  
12Otto Heikki Suninen SG 1.85 20.04.1985 Kouvola (FIN)  
13Chris Christoffersen 2.18 13.08.1979 Hasle (DEN)  
14Kimmo Antero Tolvanen SG 1.93 17.06.1977 Heinävesi (FIN)  
15André Maurice Foreman 1.99 23.05.1969 Salisbury/MD (USA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Mika Turunen
Assistant Coach: Lassi Tuovi

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27.01.2006
Finns Through To Last Four

Team Lappeenranta hit back to beat Debreceni Vadkakasok and book a place in the semi-finals of the EuroCup Challenge.

A 94-71 win in the second leg helped the Finnish club pull the match around after the Hungarians had prevailed 88-73 in the first leg.

Team

Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSP. Riihelä18.3
RTC. Christoffersen8.2
ASC. Colman5.3
STA. Foreman1.4
BSC. Christoffersen1.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

20.10.2005vs BK Riga[W] 72-68 (H)
26.10.2005vs Keflavik SC[W] 92-77 (H)
03.11.2005vs Keflavik SC[W] 92-75 (A)
09.11.2005vs BK Riga[W] 85-79 (A)
08.12.2005vs EBBC Tulip[L] 102-104 (A)
15.12.2005vs EBBC Tulip[W] 81-77 (H)
19.01.2006vs Debreceni[L] 73-88 (A)
26.01.2006vs Debreceni[W] 94-71 (H)
23.02.2006vs Khimik[L] 61-88 (A)
01.03.2006vs Khimik[L] 49-71 (H)

THE ARENA

Lappeenrannan Urheilutalo
Address: Pohjolankatu 29, 53100 Lappeenranta, FIN
Tel: +358 (5) 616 30 21
Fax: +358 (5) 616 29 08
Capacity: 2800

TICKET OFFICE
Lappeenrannan NMKY
Address: Koulukatu 17-21, 53100 Lappeenranta
Tel: +358-40-5674801
Email: mika.turunen@sanoma.fi
Web: www.lrnmky.fi

HOTELS

Scandic Patria
Address: Kauppakatu 21, 53100 Lappeenranta
Tel: +358-5-677511
Email: tomi.saarelainen@scandic-hotels.com
Web: www.scandic-hotels.com

ADMINISTRATION

Office

Address: Koulukatu 29-31 c 17, 53100 Lappeenranta, FIN
Tel.: +358 (40) 567 48 01
Fax: +358 (5) 451 34 36
Email: mika.turunen@sanoma.fi
Web: www.lrnmky.fi

Staff

President: Mika Turunen
Manager: Mika Turunen
Press contact: Mika Turunen