FC Barcelona climbs into second place by stopping Panathinaikos

FC Barcelona took the lead for good in the final minute of the first half and held off Panathinaikos’s second-half rallies for a 77-81 victory in Athens on Thursday. The win lifted Barcelona to 6-3 and into a tie for second place in Group E.

CSKA Moscow rallies for a road win in Vitoria

CSKA Moscow rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to to beat Laboral Kutxa Vitoria 74-81 in front of over 12,600 fans at Fernando Buesa Arena. CSKA improved to 7-2 in Group F behind 13 points from Vitaly Fridzon and 11 from Milos Teodosic.

Zvezda uses 20-0 run to storm past Maccabi

Boban Marjanovic had a monster game with as Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade scored 20 unanswered fourth-quarter points in a come-from-behind 89-76 victory over reigning champion Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv.

Fenerbahce Ulker rolls to sixth straight win

Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul registered its sixth consecutive win in Top 16 Group F by downing Nizhny Novgorod 92-79 at home on Thursday. Nemanja Bjelica led the winners with 16 points and Ricky Hickman and Jan Vesely each added 13. 

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