Felipe Reyes is nearing 2,000 points for his Euroleague career. He enters this week’s game with 1,988 points. He will become the 16th player in competition history to reach the 2,000-point plateau.
Reyes is closing in on Mirsad Turkcan to become the all-time leading rebounder in Euroleague history. Reyes enters this week’s game with 1,268 career boards. Turkcan retired with 1,287 rebounds. Madrid teammate Ioannis Bourousis is third at 1,162.
Reyes is closing in on a dubious distinction; he needs 4 more fouls committed to overtake retired Panathinaikos big man Kostas Tsartsaris for the most fouls in competition history. Reyes enters this week's game with 637 career fouls.
Bourousis trails another former Madrid big man, Jorge Garbajosa, by 11 points for 20th place on the Euroleague's career scoring list. He enters this week's game with 1,683 career points.
Sergio Llull is 9 assists shy of reaching the 500-assist mark for his Euroleague career. He will become the 17th player in competition history with as many assists.
Sergio Rodriguez has made 15 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Rodriguez has scored in double figures in seven straight Euroleague games.
Rudy Fernandez has recorded at least 1 steal in seven consecutive Euroleague games.
Rudy has made 10 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Andres Nocioni needs just 6 more blocked shots to reach the century mark for his Euroleague career.
Since the turn of the century, Panathinaikos and Madrid have met 12 times and each team has won six of those games. Madrid leads the all-time series 13-11.
Dimitris Diamantidis will overtake former teammate Mike Batiste for sole possession of fourth place on the Euroleague’s career list of games played this week with 238.
Diamantidis is the all-time Euroleague leader in assists (1,052) and steals (397).
Diamantidis needs just 2 three-pointers to catch former teammate Sarunas Jasikevicius for seventh place on the competition’s all-time charts. Saras retired with 315 career triples.
Diamantidis has made at least 2 three-pointers in four straight Euroleague games.
Antonis Fotsis played for Real Madrid in the 2004-05 season, helping it win the Spanish League title.
Esteban Batista signed for Real Madrid in the 2003-04 season and was sent on loan to Pozuelo. He was registered in the ULEB Cup and was registered in one game against Opel Skyliners, but did not play.
A.J. Slaughter has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven straight Euroleague games.
Slaughter has made 11 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Nikos Pappas has made 12 consecutive free throws in Euroleague action.
Pappas was signed by Real Madrid as a teenage prospect, but never played for its top team.
Loukas Mavrokefalidis was the Euroleague regular season leader in scoring on a per-minute basis with a prorated average of 27.3 points per 40 minutes.