Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens vs. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan
· Panathinaikos has won three-quarters if the 12 games between these sides this century. Milan's only ever victory in Athens came in 2012.
· Milan and Panathinaikos faced each other in the 1997-98 Cup Winners' Cup semifinals. Panathinaikos won Game 1 in Athens 77-58, but Milan rallied and took Game 2 by a wide margin, 86-61, to qualify for the final.
· Milan guard Mantas Kalnietis was a teammate of Panathinaikos playmaker Nick Calathes for a season at Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar. They won the 2013 EuroCup together in a season Calathes was EuroCup MVP.
· Panathinaikos point guard Lukas Lekavicius and his Milan counterpart Milan Kalnietis both grew up with Zalgiris Kaunas. They were teammates with Zalgiris for the first part of the 2015-16 season, and are also teammates on the Lithuanian national team, too.
· Milan big man Arturas Gudaitis was also a teammate of Lekavicius at Zalgiris during the 2014-15 season.
· Panathinaikos guard Matt Lojeski and injured Milan center Patric Young were teammates at Olympiacos Piraeus the last two seasons.
· Panathinaikos center Ian Vougiouskas and Milan guard Andrew Goudelock were teammates at UNICS Kazan during the 2013-14 season. Goudelock was named EuroCup MVP and they reached the EuroCup Finals together.
· Vougioukas was also a teammate of Milan’s Patric Young and Vladimir Micov at Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul Istanbul for the first part of the 2014-15 season.
· Milan playmaker Andrea Cinciarini posted his career high in performance index rating with 20 and grabbed a career-best 8 total rebounds for Milan against Panathinaikos in March of last season.
· Milan forward Awudu Abass scored a career-high 15 points for Milan against Panathinaikos in March of last season 2017.
· Injured Milan center Patric Young scored a career-high 24 points and posted his career-high index rating of 32 playing for Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul against Panathinaikos in March of 2015.