2008 VTB United League Promo-Cup

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VTB United League Promo-Cup 2008 was the first test run tournament of the VTB United League. The tournament was held during the 2008-09 basketball season on 20–22 December 2008, at the CSKA Universal Sports Hall in Moscow. The tournament included 8 teams from Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine.

CSKA Moscow won the tournament by defeating Khimki Moscow Region in the final. Kiev finished in third place by defeating Dynamo Moscow.

Promo-Cup 2008 clubs[edit]

Country (League) Teams
Latvia Latvia (LBL) ASK Riga
Lithuania Lithuania (LKL) Žalgiris Kaunas
Poland Poland (PLK) Prokom Sopot
Russia Russia (Superleague A) CSKA Moscow
Dynamo Moscow
Khimki Moscow Region
Ukraine Ukraine (SuperLeague) Azovmash Mariupol


  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
   Russia Dynamo 75  
 Poland Prokom Sopot 54  
   Russia Dynamo 61  
   Russia Khimki 67  
 Russia Khimki 74
   Ukraine Azovmash 54  
     Russia Khimki 66
   Russia CSKA 70
   Russia CSKA 80  
 Latvia ASK Riga 67  
   Russia CSKA 88 Third place
   Ukraine Kiev 58  
 Ukraine Kiev 74  Russia Dynamo 73
   Lithuania Žalgiris Kaunas 67    Ukraine Kiev 86

5th-8th place[edit]

  Semifinal 5/8     5th Place
   Poland Prokom Sopot 57  
   Ukraine Azovmash 88    
       Ukraine Azovmash 78
       Lithuania Žalgiris Kaunas 82
   Latvia ASK Riga 67    
   Lithuania Žalgiris Kaunas 95   7th Place
 Poland Prokom Sopot 56
   Latvia ASK Riga 76


VTB United League 2008

CSKA Moscow
1st Title

Final Four MVP
Lithuania Ramūnas Šiškauskas

Final standings[edit]

Place Team
1st, gold medalist(s)
Russia CSKA Moscow
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Russia Khimki Moscow Region
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Ukraine Kiev
Russia Dynamo Moscow
Lithuania Žalgiris Kaunas
Ukraine Azovmash Mariupol
Latvia ASK Riga
Poland Prokom Sopot

All-Tournament Team[edit]

External links[edit]