Fenerbahce has won its last 17 Euroleague home games.
Fenerbahce set a club scoring record for away games with 106 points vs. Darussafaka in their Top 16 Round 4 clash.
Jan Vesely was co-MVP in Top 16 Round 4 after posting his season-high PIR of 30. He scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting and collected 13 rebounds and 1 block in a 100-106 road win over Darussafaka.
Fenerbahce coach Zeljko Obradovic has used 10 different starters and 15 players overall in Euroleague games so far this season. No player has started in every game.
Ekpe Udoh leads the league in blocked shots with 2.4 per game; Udoh has blocked at least 1 shot in 15 of his last 17 Euroleague games. He is averaging 3.8 blocks over his last six games.
Bobby Dixon has made 13 consecutive free throws in Euroleague games.
Dixon has made at least 1 three-pointer in 16 of his last 17 Euroleague games.
Bogdan Bodanovic has made multiple three-pointers in each of the last five Euroleague games and at least 1 three-pointer in 11 of his last 12.
Pero Antic has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last eight Euroleague appearances.
Half of the Turkish national team from last summer’s EuroBasket 2015 squad will meet in this game: Bobby Dixon, Baris Hersek and Melih Mahmutoglou of Fenerbahce and Furkan Aldemir, Semih Erden and Oguz Savas of Darussafaka.
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Semih Erden is 3 blocked shots away from reaching 100 for his Euroleague career.
Emir Preldzic is 2 assists away from becoming the 19th player in competition history to reach 500 assists.
Manuchar Markoishvili needs 2 more steals to reach 100 for his Euroleague career.
Marcus Slaughter needs 4 more steals to reach 100 for his Euroleague career.
Jamon Gordon has recorded at least 1 steal in each of his last nine Euroleague games.
Gordon enters this week’s game with 212 career steals, which is tenth all-time, two fewer than ninth-place Jonas Maciulis of Real Madrid and four fewer than retired Jorge Garbajosa.
Until this season, Emir Preldzic played his entire Euroleague career with Fenerbahce, ei ght seasons between 2007 and 2015. Preldzic amassed five Turkish League crowns, three Turkish Cups and one Euroleague Final Four appearance in his time with Fenerbahce.
Semih Erden played five seasons in two stints for Fenerbahce. He joined Fenerbahce in 2006 and spent four seasons there. Erden also played for the club last season. He helped the club win three Turkish League crowns and one Turkish Cup.
Oguz Savas came through the Ulker youth system and spent nearly his entire career with Ulker – which merged with Fenerbahce in 2006 – prior to this season. Savas collected five Turkish League crowns, four Turkish Cups and one Euroleague Final Four appearance in his time with Fenerbahce.