EA7 Emporio Armani Milan vs. Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
· Galatasaray held off EA7 Milan 83-80 in their Round 12 contest. Galatasaray forward Vladimir Micov set a career-high with 23 points and Blake Schilb scored 17 points and dished 5 assists for the winners.
· Galatasaray small forward Vladimir Micov played alongside Milan’s Andrea Cinciarini and Awudu Abass at Cantu during the 2011-12 season.
· Galatasaray big man Alex Tyus and Milan guard Ricky Hickman won the 2014 EuroLeague title together at Maccabi Tel Aviv.
· Galatasaray big man Alex Tyus and Milan guard Abass Awudu were teammates at Palacanestro Cantu during the 2012-13 season.
· Galatasaray forward Emir Preldzic and Milan guard Ricky Hickman were teammates at Fenerbahce Istanbul during the 2014-15 season. They helped the team reach the EuroLeague Final Four.
· Milan center Miroslav Raduljica played part of the 2010-11 season at Anadolu Efes Istanbul and was a teammate there of current Galatasaray captain Sinan Guler.
· Milan’s Milan Macvan spent two seasons at Galatasaray, from 2012 through 2014. He played under Coach Ergin Ataman and was a teammate with current Galatasaray players Can Korkmaz, Sinan Guler, and Goksenin Koksal.
· Galatasaray center Tibor Pleiss had a career-game for Baskonia in a 65-83 loss against Milan in March 2014 when he posted career-highs of 30 points and 13 rebounds for a performance index rating of 43.