TRIBUTES: Norris Cole returned to Tel Aviv to a warm welcome to the home team and fans, and so did Vasilije Micic in Kaunas. Darussafaka used its visit to Podgorica to award Buducnost forward James Bell with a ring for helping Darussafaka win the 7DAYS EuroCup title last season.
COACHES TAKE THE MEMORY LANE: Anadolu Efes head coach Ergin Ataman talked about winning the EuroCup title with Galatasaray Istanbul, while Panathinaikos head coach Rick Pitino re-united with Barcelona sharpshooter Kyle Kuric, who played for Pitino at the University of Louisville.
GET WELL SOON, ANTANAS: Zalgiris center Antanas Kavaliauskas successfully underwent abdominal surgery, and was already thinking about his teammates: “All went well, didn't feel a thing!!! Let's get this W!!!”, he wrote on Instagram from his hospital bed.
GENDER REVEAL: Maccabi center Alex Tyus and his wife are expecting their second child. They came up with a very original way to reveal baby’s gender. Check out the video!
FUNNY KALINA: Nikola Kalinic with a funny GIF.
TABLETOP BASKETBALL: Anyone who does not remember at least one version of this tabletop basketball toy? Rudy Fernandez went back in time with his son.
STRONG RECCOMENDATION: Another week means another The Crossover podcast with Joe Arlauckas. This one, with one and only Kyle Hines.
EUROLEAGUE TOURISM: During EuroLeague road travels there is never much time for anything other than basketball, but FC Bayern Munich players did not just sit in their hotel rooms rather took a nice walk in Athens.
DOUBLE-WINNERS’ CORNER: Anadolu Efes, Real Madrid, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv and FC Barcelona Lassa all got the job done, winning twice in 48 hours this past week.
WINNERS' CORNER: Panathinaikos, Olympiacos and Baskonia might not have managed to win on the road this past week, but they did successfully protect their respective home courts.