Real Madrid has won seven consecutive Euroleague home games dating back to the opener of last season’s Top 16.
Real Madrid is tied for the Euroleague lead in offensive rebounding this season with Zalgiris Kaunas with an average of 12.8 per game.
Rudy Fernandez has made at least 1 three-pointer in 10 of his last 11 Euroleague games.
Jaycee Carroll has made at least 1 three-pointer in 11 straight and 27 of his last 28 Euroleague games.
Carroll has scored in double figures in six straight and 10 of his last 11 appearances.
Sergio Llull has made 9 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Marty Pocius has made 14 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Pocius played his first two professional seasons with Zalgiris Kaunas between 2009 and 2011. He helped the team win the Baltic League title both season and the Lithuanian League and Cup double in 2011. He teamed with current Zalgiris players Paulius Jankunas, Tadas Klimavicius and Mindaugas Kuzminskas during those seasons. Big man Mario Delas was also on the tea in the first of those seasons.
Pocius has played alongside several Zalgiris players on the Lithuanian national team. He teamed with Paulius Jankunas, Tadas Klimavicius and Robertas Javtokas to win the bronze medal at the 2010 World Championships in Turkey.
Mirza Begic is 1 blocked shot outside of 10th place on the all-time Euroleague list. He sits in 11th place with 105 career rejections. Ben Eze of Montepaschi Siena and Gregor Fucka sit in ninth and 10th place with 106 blocks apiece.
Begic spent a season-and-a-half at Zalgiris between 2009 and 2011. He helped the club win the 2010 Baltic League. Current Zalgiris players Paulius Jankunas, Tadas Klimavicius, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Mario Delas all played alongside Begic.
Zalgiris is tied for the Euroleague lead in offensive rebounding this season with Real Madrid with an average of 12.8 per game.
Ibby Jaaber needs 2 more steals to reach 100 for his Euroleague career.
Marko Popovic has made at least 1 three-pointer in eight straight and 47 of his last 48 Euroleague appearances.
Popovic has made 13 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Paulius Jankunas has recorded at least 1 steal in six of his last seven Euroleague games.
Ksistof Lavrinovic is due to make his 100th career appearance; his brother Darjus Lavrinovic will make his 98th career appearance.
Ksistof Lavrinovic has more than doubled his scoring and rebounding output from the regular season to the Top 16, going from 5.5 points and 3.1 rebounds in 10 regular season games to 12.5 points and 6.5 boards per game in the Top 16.
Joan Plaza was the head coach at Real Madrid for three seasons between 2006 and 2009, during which he led the club to the 2007 ULEB Cup and Spanish League titles. He was an assistant at Madrid before that. He coached Madrid big man Felipe Reyes during those years and Sergio Llull during the latter two seasons.
Darjus Lavrinovic and Rimantas Kaukenas were teammates at Real Madrid during the 2009-10 season. They were teammates of current Madrid stars Sergio Llull and Felipe Reyes during that time.
Mindaugas Kuzminskas has made 8 straight free throws in Euroleague action.
Kuzminskas scored a Euroleague career-high 14 points last week.