Did you know? Regular Season Round 20
Sloukas to take on his former team.
Fenerbahce point guard is now in his fourth season with Fenerbahce after starting his EuroLeague career with Olympiacos, where he won the title in both 2012 and 2013.
Repeat of three-time Final Four fixture.
Maccabi and Panathinaikos have gone head to head at the Final Four on three occasions this century, including the Championship Games in 2011 – Panathinaikos won to claim its last title under Zeljko Obradovic.
Zalgiris will be in comfortable surroundings.
Zalgiris has won four of its last five games against Milan, including its last two trips to the Italian fashion capital. Milan has not enjoyed a home victory over the Lithuanian champ since 2013.
Efes heading into enemy territory.
Efes has won only twice in 13 trips to Madrid this century, and those were in 2002 and 2005. Since then, Efes has suffered 11 consecutive losses in the Spanish capital.
Koponen switches sides from Moscow to Munich.
The last meeting between the teams, in 2015, saw Petteri Koponen score 11 points for Khimki. This season the Finnish sharpshooter will be lining up in a Bayern uniform after moving to Munich from Barcelona in the summer.
Darussafaka set its scoring record against Baskonia.
The only previous EuroLeague meeting between the teams in Istanbul, in January 2017, saw Darussafaka set its non-overtime scoring record in the competition with a 98-89 victory.
Jackson knows what to expect with trip to the Canaries.
The teams have never met before at EuroLeague level, but at least Buducnost’s summer signing Edwin Jackson knows what to expect in Gran Canaria after spending four seasons in the Spanish league playing against them.
Heavyweight battle with honors even.
Barcelona and CSKA have met at the Final Four on no less than six occasions this century, and honors are even with three wins apiece. None of those contests were in the Championship Game.