Khimki Moscow Region vs. Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens
· These teams have only met on five previous occasions, with Panathinaikos winning three of those.
· The Greens romped to an easy 93-65 home win in Round 7; Marcus Denmon shined with 7-of-9 three-point shooting for 24 points.
· Chris Singleton of Panathinaikos played under Khimki coach Georgios Bartzokas and was a teammate of Khimki forward Andrey Zubkov at Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar during the 2015-16 season. They reached the EuroLeague Final Four together.
· Panathinaikos swingman Matt Lojeski played under Khimki head coach Gerogios Bartzokas at Olympiacos Piraeus during the 2013-14 campaign.
· Panathinaikos center Ian Vougiouskas and his Khimki counterpart Dmitry Sokolov were teammates at UNICS Kazan during the 2013-14 season, and they reached the EuroCup Finals together.
· Sokolov scored a career-best 17 points and posted his career high in index rating with 23 playing for CSKA Moscow against Panathinaikos in December 2010.
· Vougioukas and Khimki forward Andrey Zubkov were teammates at Lokomotiv Kuban Kransodar last season.
· James Anderson of Khimki and Lukas Lekavicius of Panathinaikos were teammates at Zalgiris Kaunas during the 2014-15 season.
· Panathinaikos forward K.C. Rivers made his EuroLeague debut for Khimki Moscow Region in the 2012-13 season. He was a teammate of current Khimki players Sergey Monia and Egor Vialtsev.