2008 VTB United League Promo-Cup

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VTB United League
Competition details
Season 2008–09
Teams 8
Dates 20 December 2008 – 22 December 2008
Final positions
Champions Russia CSKA Moscow (1st title)
Runners-up Russia Khimki Moscow Region
Final Four MVP Lithuania Ramūnas Šiškauskas

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 Final
  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]

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