Did you know? Regular Season Round 3

Sep 03, 2018 by Euroleague.net Print

You know that the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague is the only major round-robin team competition in Europe.

You know, therefore, that fans anywhere can see every major club and superstar player go against their own teams.

And you know what that adds up to – season-long drama that only the EuroLeague can deliver!

BUT…. did you know the following about the games of Round 3?

One Team RS03

Buducnost VOLI Podgorica - Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv

Buducnost's last EuroLeague home game was a loss against Maccabi.

Maccabi won 80-89 on February 6, 2003, behind 17 points by all-time great Nikola Vujcic.

CSKA Moscow vs. Darussafaka Istanbul

CSKA's Will Clyburn made his EuroLeague debut with Darussafaka.

He scored 14 points in Darussafaka's only victory to date over CSKA, on November 16, 2016.

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Herbalife Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria's Kim Tillie set a EuroLeague career-high in blocks against Panathinaikos.

Tillie's 3 rejections in Game 2 helped Baskonia sweep the Greens from the 2016 playoffs.

FC Barcelona Lassa vs. FC Bayern Munich

Bayern's Nihad Djedovic made his EuroLeague debut with Barcelona.

Djedovic top-scored for Bayern in its only previous matchups with Barcelona, two losses in 2014.

Khimki Moscow Region vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul

Khimki's Charles Jenkins had his best EuroLeague scoring game vs. Efes.

While playing with Crvena Zvezda in 2016, Jenkins scored a career-high 20 points - on Efes's court.

Zalgiris Kaunas vs. Fenerbahce Istanbul

Road teams have won more often than home teams in this rivalry.

Out of their 14 non-Final Four games since 2000, the visiting teams have won eight, including the last three.

Olympiacos Piraeus vs. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan

Milan's club record for two-pointers made came against Olympiacos.

Only Andrea Cinciarini remains from the Milan team that made 31 two-pointers to beat Olympiacos 99-83 on January 25, 2017.

Real Madrid vs. KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz

Madrid's Fabien Causeur spent more than half of his EuroLeague career with Baskonia.

Causeur wore the colors of this game's visitors for four seasons between 2012 and 2016.

Nihad Djedovic - FC Bayern Munich - EB14