CSKA has won five straight games against Unicaja and holds a 19-4 lead all-time in meetings between them.
Dimitris Itoudis coached Unicaja guard Stefan Markovic two seasons ago in Turkey at Banvit Bandirma.
Milos Teodosic needs 1 more three-pointer to catch retired CSKA star Marcus Brown for seventh place on the all-time Euroleague charts. Teodosic enters the game with 326 career triples.
Teodosic has made at least 1 three-pointer in 28 consecutive Euroleague games.
Teodosic set a Top 16 record with 14 assists against Unicaja in Round 4 of the Top 16 last season. His record was short lived; Taylor Rochestie of Nizhny Novgorod broke it with 15 assists the following evening.
Nando De Colo set his Euroleague career high with 28 points against Unicaja last season. He did not miss a shot (7 of 7 two-pointers, 4 of 4 three-pointers, 2 of 2 free throws) in leading CSKA to a 101-74 victory.
Nando De Colo has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last 10 Euroleague games.
De Colo has scored in double figures in each of his last nine Euroleague appearances.
Kyle Hines is closing in on a spot among the competition’s all-time top 10 in blocked shots. He enters this game tied with former CSKA forward Marcus Goree for 12th place with 120 career rejections. Nikola Vujcic (122) is 11th and Darjus Lavrinovic (123) 10th.
Andrey Vorontsevich has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last six Euroleague appearances.
Stefan Markovic and CSKA guard Milos Teodosic were teammates on the Serbian national team that claimed silver medals at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.
Markovic was a teammate of CSKA guard Nando De Colo during the 2011-12 season at Valencia Basket. The backcourt duo helped Valencia reach the Eurocup championship game that season.
Markovic set a Euroleague career high with 10 assists against CSKA in a 77-95 loss in last season’s Top 16.
Richard Hendrix was a teammate of CSKA forward Nikita Kubanov last season at Lokomotiv Kuban.
Hendrix has a performance index rating of at least 10 in each of his last 10 Euroleague appearances.
Hendrix has scored in double figures in eight straight Euroleague appearances.
Edwin Jackson has made at least 1 three-pointer in five straight Euroleague games.