The countdown is on for the start of the 2019-20 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season on October 3! The new EuroLeague season once again promises great matchups, week in and week out, but also more teams and games to enjoy than ever before in European club basketball. Season-long drama is in store, that's for certain. Just check out the matchups in Round 18!
An accomplished visitor
Ante Tomic had his career highs of 15 rebounds, 11 two-pointers made and a 40 PIR, which is all and a Barcelona club record, in an 84-89 road win at Efes in 2014.
CSKA's Daniel Hackett was a teammate of Bayern's Maodo Lo and Leon Radosevic at Brose Bamberg two seasons ago.
Olympiacos forward Georgios Printezis had a career-high 14 rebounds in Valencia on November 30, 2017.
Memorable last visit
In beating Real 86-93 in the regular season finale last season, Zalgiris not only booked a return to the playoffs. It also snapped an 11-game losing streak against Real and got first Zalgiris win in the Spanish capital in almost two decades.
Kostas Sloukas dished a career-high 11 assists four times, but did so twice in the 2018 EuroLeague Playoffs against Baskonia as Fenerbahce won 3-1.
Greens back for more
Milan made a club record 34 free throws before Panathinaikos pulled out a last-second road win, 95-96 in Round 30 of the 2017-18 season.
Maccabi is perfect 5-0 when it plays ALBA in Berlin this century, the last victory having come by double digits in the 2015 Top 16.
A return visit
Khimki forward Janis Timma spent two seasons with Zenit St. Petersburg, from 2015 to 2017, and was a teammate with Anton Pushkov.
ASVEL guard Edwin Jackson matched his EuroLeague career high with 6 rebounds in an 88-54 against Zvezda in March of 2018 while playing for FC Barcelona.