The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague round-robin format promises great games week in and week out. Here's a look at the matchups in store for Round 5!
Zenit big man Arturas Gudaitis spent the last three seasons playing in 69 EuroLeague games for Milan. He played last season under coach Ettore Messina and with a majority of the current Milan roster.
Valencia set a EuroLeague club record with 17 steals in an 87-100 road win against Zalgiris on April 1, 2004.
Baskonia forward Rokas Giedraitis spent the last two years with ALBA and made his EuroLeague debut with the club last season.
Panathinaikos guard Nemanja Nedovic had career highs of 31 points and 36 PIR playing for Unicaja Malaga in a 91-99 road win at Fenerbahce in April 2018.
CSKA holds an 8-1 advantage in EuroLeague games against Zvezda and swept their regular-season series last season, including an 81-86 win in Belgrade in February behind 29 points from Mike James, whose 14 free throws that night tied CSKA's club record.
Maccabi holds a 7-3 record against Khimki in EuroLeague play. Eight of those games have been decided by 8 points or less, including both games last season, when the teams split home wins.
When Efes last hosted ASVEL, in Round 20 last season, Shane Larkin became the first EuroLeague player ever to win three consecutive MVP of the Round honors. Larkin amassed 29 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds for a PIR of 45.
Olympiacos is 5-1 against Bayern in EuroLeague play. Bayern's lone win came at home in Round 10 last season, 85-82, in come-from-behind fashion.
Going into the 27th clásico in the EuroLeague this century, Real holds a 14-12 edge in this world-class series. Barcelona has set or tied a pair of single-game club records against its archrival, with 9 blocked shots against Real on April 4, 2006 and 35 free throws made on March 3, 2005.