FC BARCELONA REGAL
FC Barcelona Regal leads the Euroleague in defense with 66.7 points allowed per game and in performance index rating with an average of 95.1 per game.
The 65 points Barcelona scored in a road loss to BC Khimki in January represented the fewest points the club has scored in a game this season.
Sarunas Jasikevicius has made 23 straight free throws in Euroleague action. He is the competition’s career leader in free throw percentage at 92.11%.
Jasikevicius is 18 points behind Gianluca Basile for 10th place on the competition’s career scoring charts. Saras enters this week’s game with 2,145 points in his 11 seasons in the Euroleague.
Marcelinho Huertas has made 14 straight free throws in Euroleague action.
Ante Tomic has scored in double figures in nine straight Euroleague games. He is ranked fourth in the Top 16 in performance index rating (20.3 per game), second in field goal shooting percentage (69.3%), fifth in rebounds (6.5 rpg.), seventh in scoring (15.1 ppg.) and 10th in blocks (1.1 bpg.).
Pete Mickeal is due to play in his 100th career Euroleague game this week.
BC KHIMKI MOSCOW REGION
BC Khimki Moscow Region leads the league in assists with 18.6 per game and is tied with Maccabi Electra for the league lead in blocked shots with 4.2 per game.
Twelve different players have appeared in the starting lineup for BC Khimki at least once this season; no player has started every game.
Planinic has scored in double figures in 11 of his last 12 Euroleague games.
Now in his ninth Euroleague season, Planinic is averaging career highs in scoring (14 ppg.) and assists (6.3 apg.).
Planinic was a teammate of FC Barcelona Regal forward Pete Mickeal during the 2007-08 season at Caja Laboral Vitoria. Together they helped the team reach the Euroleague Final Four in Madrid and win the Spanish League championship.
Planinic was a teammate of Barcelona big man Erazem Lorbek during the 2008-09 season at CSKA Moscow. Together they helped the team reach the Euroleague Final Four in Berlin and win the Russian League championship.
Vitaly Fridzon has made at least 1 three-pointer in 16 consecutive Euroleague games.
Petteri Koponen is a perfect 15 for 15 from the free throw line this season.
Paul Davis has scored in double figures in 11 consecutive Euroleague games.
Davis has made 19 consecutive free throws in Euroleague games.
K.C. Rivers was a teammate of Barcelona forward C.J. Wallace during the 2009-10 season at Benetton Treviso.
Kresimir Loncar has made 9 consecutive free throws in Euroleague games.
Sergey Monya has blocked at least 1 shot in three straight and seven of his last eight Euroleague games; Monya is third in the Top 16 with 13 blocks.