Sport Basketball: Turkey’s Banvit, Russia’s Khimki in Eurocup semifinal

Basketball: Turkey’s Banvit, Russia’s Khimki in Eurocup semifinal

Khimki sweeps Valencia, reaches semis
Khimki sweeps Valencia, reaches semis

(AA) – Turkey’s Banvit Bandirma and Russia’s Khimki Moscow Region matched up in the Eurocup semifinals, after the latter eliminated Valencia Basket 76-61 in the Eurocup Basketball on Wednesday.

Khimki won its 18th straight home game and advanced to the Eurocup semifinals for the third time in the club’s history, after winning the first round 76-75 in an away game on March 17. 

Banvit Bandirma defeated Paris Levallois 75-71 in a home game in the quarterfinals Tuesday, earning the first semifinal ticket in the Eurocup Basketball, which is also a first in the club’s history.

Paris Levallois won the first game of the two-game series 67-65 in France last week.

Eurocup Basketball, also known as the ULEB Eurocup, is the second-tier basketball league in Europe, one level below the Euroleague.

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