Shved feels good against Milan
Alexey Shved was the 2017-18 EuroLeague top scorer at 21.8 points per game, but did even better against Milan, averaging 26.5 in two games against the Italian powerhouse.
We meet again
Two Efes players -- Metecan Birsen and Dogus Balbay -- played for Fenerbahce in the past. Three Fenerbahce players -- Sinan Guler, Baris Hersek and Ahmet Duverioglu -- wore Efes's jersey, too.
Wilbekin hosts the EuroCup champs
Scottie Wilbekin led Darussafaka to the 7DAYS EuroCup title last season, earning season MVP and Final Four MVP honors. This time. Wilbekin goes against his former team.
Coach Pascual knows his opponents
It is Panathinaikos's first visit to Gran Canaria but coach Xavi Pascual already worked with three of his opponent's players at FC Barcelona: Oriol Pauli, Marcus Eriksson and Xavi Rabaseda.
Radonjic goes back home
Dejan Radonjic is a living legend for Buducnost. He won three Yugoslavian titles as a player and six Montenegrin doubles -- league and cup crowns -- as a coach. Standing ovation? Guaranteed.
One win leads to another
In each of the last three seasons, one of these teams beat the other twice. Baskonia beat Zalgiris twice in 2016 and 2018, Zalgiris did it in 2017. What will happen now?
A rivalry second to none this decade
Not only has Olympiacos defeated CSKA in Final Four action in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017, but the Reds also defeated the Russian powerhouse at home, 88-86, last season.
Will Barcelona bounce back?
Last season, Real Madrid thrashed Barcelona at Palau Blaugrana, 74-101. It was even worse in the 2016-17 season, 63-102. Is it time for Barcelona to bounce back from those losses?