Khimki started with a victory in the regular Euroleague championship. In the match of the first round, the Moscow Region club outplayed Maccabi on its court, and the meeting ended with a score of 89:83.
Khimki took a big break in the score with an advantage of 8 points. In the third quarter, Khimki lost another 6 points, but the final ten-minute break was nervous. The visitors managed to reduce the gap.
Janis Timma scored 17 points in this game.