Coach Dusko Ivanovic has used 11 different starters and 16 different players in Euroleague games this season. No player has started every game and only Janis Blums and James Gist have appeared in every game.
Ivanovic coached FC Barcelona for two and a half seasons from 2005 through February 2008. He led the team to the 2006 Euroleague Final Four and the 2007 Cope del Rey. Only current Barcelona head coach Xavi Pascual, who was Ivanovic’s assistant, and Juan Carlos Navarro remain from Ivanovic’s time there.
Ivanovic coached Barcelona players Marcelinho Huertas, Maciej Lampe and Brad Oleson each for at least two seasons at Laboral Kutxa Vitoria in Spain.
Ivanovic coached Barcelona center Tibor Pleiss during the 2012-13 season and the start of the following season at Laboral Kutxa Vitoria in Spain.
Esteban Batista was a teammate of Huertas and Oleson during the 20-11 season in Vitoria.
Loukas Mavrokefalidis played briefly at FC Barcelona at the end of the 2012-13 season. He played under Coach Xavi Pascual and alongside Alex Abrines, Ante Tomic, Brad Oleson, Jaun Carlos Navarro, Marcelinho Huertas and Mario Hezonja.
Dimitris Diamantidis established his Euroleague career high in scoring with 26 points in Game 1 of the 2011 Euroleague Playoffs in Barcelona. Diamantidis missed the final shot as Barcelona held on for an 83-82 victory.
Diamantidis has made at least 1 three-pointer in eight of his last nine Euroleague games.
A.J. Slaughter has made at least 1 three-pointer in 11 straight Euroleague games.
Nikos Pappas has made 15 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
James Gist need 1 more steal to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Antonis Fotsis is 2 offensive rebounds shy of tying Aleksey Savrasenko for ninth place on the Euroleague’s career list of offensive rebounds. Fotsis enters this week’s game with 292.
Fotsis has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven consecutive Euroleague games.
Vlantimir Giankovits has recorded at least 1 steal in six straight Euroleague games.
Barcelona has won its last seven games against Panathinaikos and 21 of the 33 meetings between the clubs.
Twelve different Barcelona players have appeared in Coach Pascual’s starting lineup this season. No player has started every game, but DeShaun Thomas, Justin Doellman and Ante Tomic have each started all but one game.
Marcelinho Huertas scored 22 points and dished 5 assists to lead Barca to an 80-76 victory over Panathinaikos in January.
Ante Tomic needs just 1 more blocked shot to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Tomic has recorded a performance index rating of at least 10 in each of his last 16 Euroleague appearances.
Tomic has scored in double figures in each of his last six Euroleague games.
Tomic did not miss a shot in totaling 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Barcelona to a 78-69 victory over Panathinaikos in November.
Brad Oleson has made 18 straight free throws in Euroleague games.
Bostjan Nachbar has made 12 consecutive free throws in Euroleague games.
Justin Doellman has scored in double figures in each of his last five Euroleague games.
Tomas Satoransky has recorded at least 1 steal in each of his last five Euroleague games.