BC KHIMKI MOSCOW REGION
Khimki has won its last eight Euroleague home games and is 16-3 all-time in Euroleague games on its home floor.
BC Khimki Moscow Region leads the league in assists with 17.8 per game.
Vitaly Fridzon has made at least 1 three-pointer in 11 consecutive Euroleague games.
Zoran Planinic has scored in double figures in eighth straight and 11 of his last 12 Euroleague games.
Planinic is the Top 16 leader in assists with 7.3 per game.
Now in his ninth Euroleague season, Planinic is averaging career highs in scoring (13.3 ppg.) and assists (5.8 apg.).
Khimki committed the most fouls of any team in the regular season, 239.
Sergey Monya has made at least 1 three-pointer in nine of his last 10 Euroleague appearances.
MACCABI ELECTRA TEL AVIV
Ricky Hickman was the bwin Last 16 Game 3 MVP after leading Maccabi to victory last week against Fenerbahce Ulker with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for a performance index rating of 34.
Hickman leads the Euroleague in steals this season with 2 per game.
Shawn James matched his Euroleague career high with 22 points on 9-of-10 shooting last week against Fenerbahce Ulker.
James has blocked at least 1 shot in six of his last seven Euroleague games.
Lior Eliyahu is 4 rebounds shy of 500 for his Euroleague career.
Yogev Ohayon has made 10 straight free throws in Euroleague games.
Devin Smith has struggled with his outside shot in the Top 16, going 0 for 13 thus far from downtown after making 43.2% of his threes during the regular season.
David Logan has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last six Euroleague games; Logan is shooting 14 for 28 from downtown (50%) over that stretch.
David Blatt has coached five different BC Khimki players at different points on the Russian national team: Viltaly Fridzon, Dimitriy Khovostov, Sergey Monya, Egor Vyaltsev and Alexey Zhukanenko. Monya spent the longest time with Blatt, starting with winning EuroBasket 2007 together. Fridzon, Khovostov, Monya were all on the squads that won bronze medals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London and at EuroBasket 2011.
Blatt also coached Sergey Monya and Dimitriy Khvostov during the 2008-09 season at Dynamo Moscow. Together they reached the Eurocup Final Eight.