Zalgiris Kaunas vs. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan
· Zalgiris has won five of the seven games between these teams, including three of the last four.
· Zalgiris beat Milan 62-94 in Round 6, the margin of victory of 32 points for Zalgiris was the largest in a road game for the club this century.
· Zalgiris and Milan reached the 1998 Cup Winners' Cup final. Zalgiris topped Milan 82-67 to lift its first European trophy. Saulius Stombergas led the winners with 35 points in just 29 minutes.
· Milan big man Arturas Gudaitis played at Zalgiris Kaunas for two seasons from 2013 to 2015. He was a teammate of current Zalgiris head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius as well as current Zalgiris players Paulius Jankunas, Arturas Milaknis and Edgaras Ulanovas.
· Gudaitis was a teammate of Zalgiris big man Antanas Kavaliauskas at Lietuvos Rytas during the 2015-16 season.
· Kavaliauskas and Milan shooting guard Dairis Bertans were teammates for three seasons at two different clubs. First, at VEF Riga for two seasons, from 2011 to 2013, and then for a season at Bilbao Basket during the 2013-14 campaign.
· Milan guard Mantas Kalnietis grew up with Zalgiris and started his professional career there. He spent his first seven EuroLeague seasons there, from 2005 until 2012, and returned for the first part of the 2015-16 campaign. He played a total of 104 EuroLeague games for the club.
· Kalnietis was a teammate at Zalgiris of Paulius Jankunas for all eight seasons and for five seasons with Arturas Milaknis. For the first part of 2015-16 Kalnietis was a teammate of several current Zalgiris players, and briefly played under Coach Sarunas Jasikevicius.
· Throughout the years Kalnietis has also been a teammate of Jankunas, Milaknis and Jasikevicius with the Lithuanian national team, too.
· Milan guard Andrea Cinciarini set his EuroLeague career high in scoring with 17 points for Milan against Zalgiris last season.
· Awudu Abass set his EuroLeague career high in index rating with 22 for Milan against Zalgiris last season.