Antonis Fotsis played for Real Madrid in the 2004-05 season, helping it win the Spanish League title.
Esteban Batista signed for Real Madrid in the 2003-04 season and was sent on loan to Pozuelo. He was registered in the ULEB Cup and was registered in one game against Opel Skyliners, but did not play.
Ivanovic coached Madrid player Andres Nocioni in his two stints at Laboral Kutxa Vitoria in Spain.
Mavrokefalidis was the Euroleague regular season leader in scoring on a per-minute basis with a prorated average of 27.3 points per 40 minutes.
Dimitris Diamantidis is the all-time Euroleague leader in assists (1.052) and steals (397). He needs two points to overcome Gianluca Basile for 12th place in the scorers list. Diamantidis totals 2,161 career points against Basile’s 2,163.
Fotsis ranks 10th all-time in rebounds at 918. He also has the single-game record, 24, playing for Dynamo Moscow against Benetton Treviso on March 21, 2007.
Zalgiris has never beaten Panathinaikos on the road – 8 games, 8 losses.
Zalgiris allowed the fewest three-pointers made (56) at the second-lowest three-point shooting percentage (29.3%) in the regular season. Zalgiris was second in scoring defense with only 70.9 points per game allowed.
Zalgiris was last in the league among Top 16 qualifiers in scoring during the regular season with 71.4 points per game.
James Anderson has scored in double figures and made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his team’s last nine games.
Paulius Jankunas ranks seventh in the all-time rebounding list. Jankunas pulled down 1,102 rebounds and needs 16 to overcome Mike Batiste.
Robertas Javtokas is seventh in the all-time blocks list at 135. He could go past D’or Fischer (138) and Denis Marconato (140) soon. Fran Vazquez ranks first at 231.
Javtokas helped Panathinaikos win the Euroleague title in 2007.