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.
Printezis has scored in double figures in 13 straight Euroleague games.
Printezis has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last six Euroleague games.
Vassilis Spanoulis of Olympiacos enters the Top 16 needed 184 more points to become just the second person in competition history to reach 3,000 career points
Spanoulis needs 3 more three-pointers to become the 10th player in competition history to make 300 career triples.
Spanoulis is 7 steals shy of becoming the 12th player in competition history with 200 career steals.
Vangelis Mantzaris needs 1 more three-pointer to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Ioannis Athinaiou has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last seven games; he is shooting 12 for 25 from downtown (48%) in that stretch.
Matt Lojeski needs 7 more three-pointers to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
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.
This game features the Euroleague’s all-time top two scorers, Juan Carlos Navarro (3,745 points) of Barcelona and Vassilis Spanoulis (2,816) of Olympiacos.
Barcelona committed the fewest turnovers in the regular season with just 105.
Stratos Perperoglou was a teammate of Olympiacos players Vangelis Mantzaris, 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.
Samardo Samuels was a teammate of Olympiacos guard Daniel Hackett over the past two seasons with EA7 Emporio Armani Milan. They helped the club win the 2014 Italian League title.
Aleksandar Vezenkov was a teammate of Olympiacos guard Ioannis Athinaiou during the 2013-14 season at Aris Thessaloniki.
Justin Doellman has made 27 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Juan Carlos Navarro has made 10 straight free throws in Euroleague games.
Ante Tomic has scored in double figures in each of his last seven Euroleague games; he is shooting 50 of 68 (73.5%) over that period.