CSKA is the Euroleague’s top-scoring team with an average of 90.3 points per game.
Nando De Colo leads the Euroleague in performance index rating this season with an average of 23.2 per game and in scoring with 19.1 points per game.
De Colo has made multiple three-pointers in each of his last five games and is shooting 12 for 21 from downtown (57.1%) over that stretch. De Colo has made at least 1 three-pointer in 19 of his last 20 Euroleague games.
De Colo has scored in double figures in each of his last 19 Euroleague appearances.
De Colo is the Euroleague’s career leader in free throw accuracy. He’s shooting 93.0 %, having made 225 free throws out of 242 attempts over 61 games for Valencia Basket and CSKA.
Milos Teodosic spent four seasons with Olympiacos early in his career between 2007 and 2011. He won the 2010 Euroleague MVP, helped the Reds to a pair of Final Four appearances and was a teammate of current Olympiacos players Vassilis Spanoulis and Georgios Printezis.
Teodosic has made multiple three-pointers in each of his last six Euroleague games, Teodosic has made at least 1 three-pointer in 39 of his last 40 Euroleague games.
Teodosic has scored in double figures in each of his last six Euroleague games.
Teodosic has made 11 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Andrey Vorontsevich has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven straight of his last eight Euroleague appearances.
Victor Khryapa is 1 block away from joining the competition’s all-time top 5 in blocked shots. He enters this week’s game with 143 career rejections, Injured Zalgiris big man Robertas Javtokas (144 blocks) sits in fifth place.
Khryapa is 2 assists away from cracking the competition’s career top 20. He enters this game with 476 career assists; Gianluca Basile (478) sits in 20th place.
Vitaly Fridzon is 32 points away from reaching the milestone of 1,000 points for his Euroleague career.
Kyle Hines spent two seasons with Olympiacos from 2011 through 2013 and helped the Reds win back-to-back Euroleague titles. He was a teammate there of three current Olympiacos players: Vassilis Spanoulis, Georgios Printezis and Vaneglis Mantzaris.
Olympiacos defeated CSKA Moscow 61-62 in the 2012 Euroleague Championship Game, which went down as an instant classic. The Reds came from 19 down in the third quarter to win on Georgios Printezis’s floater with 0.7 seconds left.
Vassilis Spanoulis scored 11 fourth-quarter points to lead Olympiacos back from a 9-point deficit with four minutes remaining for a 68-70 victory over CSKA in the semifinals at last season’s Final Four in Madrid.
Coach Giannis Sfairopoulos was an assistant coach with CSKA Moscow during the 2011-12 season, during which CSKA reached the Euroleague championship game, but lost to Olympiacos. Four current CSKA players remain from that squad.
Vassilis Spanoulis needs 122 more points to become just the second person in competition history to reach 3,000 career points.
Spanoulis enters Top 16 Round 7 leading FC Barcelona Lassa guard Juan Carlos Navarro for the most free throws made in competition history by 1. Spanoulis has made 781 career free throws.
Spanoulis is 4 steals shy of becoming the 12th player in competition history with 200 career steals.
Matt Lojeski needs 5 more three-pointers to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Georgios Printezis has made at least 1 three-pointer in five straight and 11 of his last 12 Euroleague games.
Printezis was a teammate of CSKA center Joel Freeland for parts of two seasons at Unicaja Malaga between 2009 and 2011.
Nikola Milutinov was a teammate of CSKA star MilosTeodosic on the Serbian national team, which reached the semifinal at EuroBasket 2015 last summer.
Darius Johnson-Odom was a teammate of CSKA forward Nikita Kurbanov at Spartak St. Petersburg during the 2012-13 season.