Real Madrid has won 11 consecutive Euroleague home games dating back to the opener of last season’s Top 16.
Real Madrid leads the Euroleague in rebounding with an average of 36.9 rebounds per game and in offensive rebounding with 12.4 per game.
Rudy Fernandez has made at least 1 three-pointer in nine of his last 10 Euroleague games.
Fernandez needs 1 more three-pointer to reach the century mark for his career.
Nikola Mirotic set a Euroleague record for most free throws made in a game by going 18 for 18 from the line last week. He has made 23 consecutive free throws in Euroleague games.
Mirotic was the Top 16 Week 10 bwin MVP after racking up 31 points, 11 rebounds and a performance index rating of 37 in last week’s overtime road win at Zalgiris.
Mirotic dropped in a frantic shot with 0.5 seconds remaining to give Real Madrid a thrilling 80-81 victory over Unicaja in last season’s Top 16 opener.
Mirotic led Madrid to an 86-65 home victory over Unicaja with 18 points and 10 rebounds in the Top 16 last season.
Mirza Begic is ranked 10th on the all-time shots blocked list with 109. Former teammate D’Or Fischer sits in ninth place with 112 blocks.
Felipe Reyes needs 9 more rebounds to reach 1,000 for his Euroleague career. He will become the fifth player in competition history to accomplish that feat.
Sergio Llull has recorded at least 1 steal in 10 of his last 11 Euroleague appearances.
Pablo Laso coached Unicaja forward Andy Panko at Lagun Aro GBC between 2009 and 2011.
Twelve different players have appeared in Unicaja’s starting lineup this season, but no player has started every game.
Unicaja is 7-0 this season when Marcus Williams has made at least 3 three-pointers in a game. Williams made 3 in the closing minutes last week to lead Unicaja past Panathinaikos.
Krunoslav Simon has made 14 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Fran Vazquez has made 16 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Vazquez, the Euroleague’s career leader in blocked shots, needs 4 more to become the first player to reach the 200 milestone.
Sergi Vidal played two seasons at Real Madrid between 2009 and 2011. He helped the club reach the 2011 Euroleague Final Four. He teamed with Carlos Suarez, Felipe Reyes, Sergio Llull, Sergio Rodriguez and Mirza Begic during that span.
Txemi Urtasun and Real Madrid forward Carlos Suarez were teammates at Estudiantes Madrid during the 2007-08 season.
Luka Zoric dominated with 32 points and 10 rebounds in an 80-81 loss to Real Madrid at the buzzer in the Top 16 opener last season.