Khimki Moscvow Region vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul
· This will be the first ever meeting between Khimki and Efes.
· Efes big man Bryant Dunston played at Olympiacos Piraeus under current Khimki head coach Georgios Bartzokas during the 2013-14 season.
· Efes forward Birkan Batuk and Khimki swingman James Anderson were teammates at Darussafaka Istanbul last season.
· Efes guard Krunoslav Simon and Khimki forward Andrey Zubkov were teammates at Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar during the 2014-15 campaign.
· Khiki guard Charles Jenkins and Efes guard Kruno Simon played together during the 2015-16 season with AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan.
· Efes guard Zoran Dragic played at Khimki during the 2015-16 season; he was a teammate of current Khimki players Tyler Honeycutt, Sergey Monia, Ruslan Pateev, Marko Todorovic, Egor Vialtsev and Alexey Shved.
· Khimki guard Charles Jenkins set a career high in scoring with 20 points playing for Crvena Zvezda against Efes in November 2016 and had career-best 7 assists in February 2017.