NEWS

29.03.2007
Samara Three-point Shooting Barrage Buries Keravnos

CSK-VVS Samara trailed in the first half but fought back and thrashed Keravnos to capture the EuroCup Challenge title.

Valeriy Tikhonenko's team, beaten 85-83 in the first leg at Keravnos, prevailed 101-81 on Thursday to win the final by 18 points on aggregate.

22.03.2007
Keravnos Edge Past CSK-VVS Samara

Keravnos will take just a two-point lead to Russia with them after edging CSK-VVS Samara 85-83 in the first game of the EuroCup Challenge final.

It was nip and tuck all the way, and the two sides were level going into the dying seconds before Patrick Lee made two free throws to give the hosts the advantage.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
Oleg Baranov 2.04 23.03.1982 Penza (RUS)  
Aleksey Kiryanov 2.06 20.04.1981 Kuibyshev (RUS)  
Feliks Kojadinovic SG 1.96 12.06.1979 Gradiska (BIH)  
Pavel Mikheev 2.01 30.05.1983 Samara (RUS)  
4Kelvin Gibbs 2.01 24.10.1978 CA (USA)  
5Pavel Ulyanko SF 2.04 06.04.1979 Minsk (BLR)  
6Evgeny Voronov SG 1.94 07.05.1986 Stavropolsky reg. (RUS)  
7Nikita Shabalkin PF 2.06 09.10.1986 Vladikavkaz (RUS)  
8Yaroslav Strelkin 2.03 14.07.1973 Frunse (KGZ)  
9Gennadiy Zelenskiy 1.83 25.09.1982 Samara (RUS)  
10Omar Cook PG 1.88 28.01.1982 NY (USA)  
12Valerii Likhodei SF 2.03 23.10.1986 Rostov-na-Donu (RUS)  
13Taras Osipov 2.12 10.01.1983 Archangelsk (RUS)  
15Pavel Agapov 2.02 09.01.1986 Samara (RUS)  
20Georgios Diamantopoulos SG 1.94 15.02.1980 Cholargos (GRE)  
30Anton Glazunov PG 1.81 25.08.1986 Kuibyshev (RUS)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Valeriy Tikhonenko

More Headlines

08.03.2007
Shabalkin Leads CSK VVS Samara

CSK VVS Samara booked a place in their first European Final with an emphatic second half performance against Pizza Express Apollon in the 2nd leg of their EuroCup Challenge semi-final.

Trailing by 2 points at the half, meant that the Russian side were actually down by 4 on aggregate, but a tough defensive performance and an increased offensive output led to them outscoring their opponents by a total 28 points in the 3rd and 4th quarters holding Apollon to just 7 and 8 points respectively.

28.02.2007
Limassol Overcome Shabalkin, Samara To Take First Leg

34 points from up-and-coming star Nikita Shabalkin (pictured) were not enough for CSK-VVS Samara to defeat Pizza Express Apollon Limassol in game one of their EuroCup Challenge semi-final.

Instead it was home side Limassol who sneaked a 77-75 victory inside the final minute and will take a two-point lead into the second game in Samara on 8th March.

Semi-final Stage Set22.01.2007
Russia: Samara Snap Up Diamantopoulos09.01.2007
Samara Squeak Past Njardvik04.12.2006
Russia: Cook Goes To CSK VVS-Samara29.08.2006

Team

CSK-VVS Samara
CSK-VVS Samara

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSN. Shabalkin22.5
RTN. Shabalkin7.3
ASO. Cook6.7
STO. Cook2.1
BSK. Gibbs0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

09.11.2006vs Njardvik[W] 101-80 (H)
15.11.2006vs Tartu Rock[W] 89-78 (A)
23.11.2006vs Cherkaski Mavpy[L] 86-95 (A)
01.12.2006vs Njardvik[W] 88-86 (A)
07.12.2006vs Tartu Rock[W] 81-74 (H)
14.12.2006vs Cherkaski Mavpy[W] 89-76 (H)
11.01.2007vs Mlekarna Kunin[W] 84-64 (A)
18.01.2007vs Mlekarna Kunin[W] 81-69 (H)
28.02.2007vs Pizzaexpress[L] 75-77 (A)
08.03.2007vs Pizzaexpress[W] 76-50 (H)
22.03.2007vs Keravnos[L] 83-85 (A)
29.03.2007vs Keravnos[W] 101-81 (H)

THE ARENA

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HOTELS

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Staff

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General Manager: Sergey Timofeev