Ian Vougioukas won the Euroleague with Panathinaikos in 2011. He spent two seasons with the club, from 2010 through 2012 and played alongside current Greens Dimitris Diamantidis, Antonis Fotsis and Nick Calathes.
Mantas Kalnietis and Nick Calathes made up a dynamite backcourt for Lokomotiv Kuban during the 2012-13 season; together they led Lokomotiv to the Eurocup championship.
Robertas Javtokas helped Panathinaikos win the Euroleague title in 2007.
Javtokas and Panathinaikos forward Antonis Fotsis were teammates at Dynamo Moscow during the 2007-08 season. They led the club to the ULEB Cup semifinals.
Mantas Kalnietis has struggled on the road this season, averaging 4.6 points on 5-for-17 two-point shooting (29.4%) and 4-for-16 three-point shooting (25%) and 3.8 assists for an average performance index rating of 3. At home, he’s been worth 11.5 points on 11-for-19 two-point shooting (57.9%) and 8-for-21 three-point shooting (38.1%) and 4.8 assists for an average performance index rating of 12.8.
Paulius Jankunas has made 11 consecutive free throws in Euroleague games.
When Zalgiris defeated Panathinaikos in the Top 16 last season, it ended a 10-game winning streak for the Greens against Zalgiris. Panathinaikos is 17-2 all-time against Zalgiris.
James Gist needs 1 more three-pointer to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Gist has recorded at least 1 steal in four straight and 11 of his last 12 Euroleague appearances.
Dimitris Diamantidis trails retired CSKA great J.R. Holden by 15 points for seventh place on the Euroleague career scoring charts. Holden retired with 2,388 points.
Diamantidis has recorded at least 1 steal in six of his last seven Euroleague games.
Diamantidis has made 11 straight free throws in Euroleague action.
Antonis Fotsis is 6 blocked shots away from reaching the century mark for his Euroleague career.
James Feldeine has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last seven Euroleague games.
Nick Calathes has made at least 1 three-pointer in six straight Euroleague games.
Calathes has recorded at least 1 steal in five straight Euroleague games.
Miroslav Raduljica has made 11 straight free throws in Euroleague action.
Sasha Pavlovic scored a Euroleague career-high 22 points against Zalgiris back in November 2002 to lead his team, Buducnost, to a 106-102 overtime victory.