FC Barcelona Lassa
Barcelona defeated Olympiacos 86-68 in the 2010 Euroleague Championship Game. Juan Carlos Navarro scored 21 points to lead the winners; he is the only current Barcelona player that was on that team.
Barcelona is 8-1 all-time at home against Olympiacos. It’s only loss came in their most recent meeting in Barcelona, Game 2 of last season’s playoffs.
Barcelona has committed the fewest turnovers (10.5 per game) in the Euroleague this season by more than a turnover per game.
This game features the Euroleague’s all-time top two scorers, Juan Carlos Navarro (3,807 points) of Barcelona and Vassilis Spanoulis (2,893) of Olympiacos.
Joey Dorsey won the 2012 Euroleague with Olympiacos. He played a total of a season and a half with the club and played alongside current Olympiacos players Vassilis Spanoulis, Georgios Printezis and Kostas Papanikolaou.
Pau Ribas has made 20 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Alex Abrines needs 4 more three-pointers to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Abrines has made 15 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Stratos Perperoglou was a teammate of Olympiacos players Vangelis Mantzaris, Kostas Papanikolaou, Georgios Printezis and Vassilis Spanoulis last summer on the Greek national team at EuroBasket 2015. Perperoglou, Printezis and Spanoulis have played together for Greece as far back as the 2010 World Championships.
Perperoglou played two seasons for Olympiacos between 2012 and 2014 and helped the club win the 2013 Euroleague and the 2013 Intercontinental Cup.
Olympiacos defeated Barcelona 73-58 for its first Euroleague title in the 1997 Championship Game in Rome. David Rivers scored 26 points and Dragan Tarlac totaled 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Reds.
Georgios Printezis sank a three-pointer at the buzzer to win Game 4 of last season’s playoffs and eliminate FC Barcelona.
Kostas Papanikolaou spent the 2013-14 season with Barcelona, which he helped reach the Euroleague Final Four and win the Spanish League crown. He played under Coach Xavi Pascual and alongside five current Barcelona players: Alex Abrines, Joey Dorsey, Juan Carlos Navarro, Brad Oleson and Ante Tomic.
Vassilis Spanoulis needs 107 more points to become just the second person in competition history to reach 3,000 career points.
Spanoulis is 3 steals shy of becoming the 12th player in competition history with 200 career steals.
Matt Lojeski needs 3 more three-pointers to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Georgios Printezis has made at least 1 three-pointer in six straight and 12 of his last 13 Euroleague games.
Daniel Hackett has made 11 consecutive free throws in Euroleague games.
Hackett was a teammate of Barcelona big man Samardo Samuels over the past two seasons with EA7 Emporio Armani Milan. They helped the club win the 2014 Italian League title.
Ioannis Athinaiou was a teammate of Barceloan forward Aleksandar Vezenkov during the 2013-14 season at Aris Thessaloniki.