Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
Maccabi is 9-1 this season when it has scored at least 80 points.
Shawn James leads the Euroleague in blocked shots with 1.92 per game.
Maccabi leads the league in blocked shots with 4.4 per game and in steals with 7.4 per game.
Maccabi beat Real Madrid 82-63 in the semifinal of the 2011 Final Four in Barcelona. Lior Eliyahu and Guy Pnini are the lone remaining Maccabi players from that squad.
Yogev Ohayon and Ricky Hickman are the only two Maccabi players to have started every Euroleague game this season.
David Logan’s streak of games made with at least 1 three-pointer made came to an end in Game 1 at 17.
Logan has made at least 1 steal in five straight and 10 of his last 11 Euroleague games.
Nik Caner-Medley has made 7 of his last 10 attempted three-pointers.
Derrick Sharp scored the last basket in his Euroleague career in the 2011 Euroleague semifinals against Real Madrid. Sharp retired that summer and today is an assistant coach with Maccabi.
Real Madrid beat Maccabi 89-85 in the 1980 title game in Berlin to win the Euroleague. Rafa Rullan scored 27 points to lead Madrid to victory.
Carlos Suarez, Felipe Reyes, Nikola Mirotic, Sergio Rodriguez, Mirza Begic and Sergio Llull were on the team that faced Maccabi in the 2011 Final Four and are still playing for Los Blancos.
Real Madrid leads the Euroleague in rebounding with 36.8 per game and in offensive rebounding with 12.3 per game.
Madrid committed the fewest turnovers of any team in the Top 16 with just 10.7 per game.
Felipe Reyes needs 6 more offensive rebounds to tie Mirsad Turkcan as the competition’s all-time leader in that category. Reyes has 379 offensive rebounds in his career.
Rudy Fernandez has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven straight and 14 of his last 15 Euroleague games.
Rudy has blocked at least 1 shot in five straight Euroleague games.
Mirza Begic is tied with Ioannis Bourousis for seventh place on the all-time shots blocked list with 117 career blocks. Marcus Goree is sixth with 120 career rejections.
Begis has blocked at least 1 shot in five straight games.
Nikola Mirotic has made 11 straight free throws in Euroleague action.
Sergio Llull established a career high with 26 points on 6-of-8 three-point shooting in leading Madrid past Maccabi in Game 2.
Marcus Slaughter was a teammate of Maccabi forward Guy Pnini for part of the 2007-08 season with Israeli club Hapoel Jerusalem.