DAD WADE: Wade Baldwin IV missed the season opener due to a birth of his child, and his Baskonia teammates greeted him back with a basket full of presents.
THANK YOU, PAU: Pau Gasol announced his retirement from playing basketball on Tuesday. EuroLeague players and coaches, teammates and rivals alike, were among many from the basketball world who bowed to the great Pau one more time.
KILL BILL: Another great who announced his retirement earlier this summer, Vassilis Spanoulis, came to see Olympiacos season opener, and was greeted to an ovation from the Reds' fans.
CHALLENGE: Jayson Granger and Arturs Kurucs, ladies and gentlemen.
FRIENDS WILL BE FRIENDS: Former teammates are always happy to see each other and catch up.
WINNERS' CORNER: Six teams opened the season with two wins in two matches, including a debutante Monaco, and couple of teams that missed the playoffs last year – Olympiacos and ASVEL.