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 26!
Dogus Balbay is the only remaining player from the last game between these teams, an 86-91 Efes win in the German capital in the 2012-13 EuroLeague Top 16.
Zalgiris tied its EuroLeague club record with 49 total rebounds in a 77-65 home win over Milan in March of 2018.
A champ returns
Olympiacos head coach David Blatt won the EuroLeague title as the head of Maccabi's bench in 2014, and another as the team's assistant coach in 2004.
Cory Higgins returns to Moscow where he played the last four years - his first four in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. He helped CSKA win two titles in and will now face many of his former teammates.
Zvezda has found fortune at Fernando Buesa Arena in the past; the Serbian champs are 3-1 in their trips to Vitoria-Gasteiz.
Zenit's Alex Renfroe and Bayern's Leon Radosevic and Alex King were all teammates at ALBA Berlin during the 2014-15 season.
Tavares towered over Greens
Walter Tavares had a career-high and Madrid club record 16 rebounds, including a career-best 6 offensive rebounds, in a Round 29 win over Panathinaikos last season.
Booker’s French League glory
Khimki big man Devin Booker began his professional career in France, where he spent three seasons with SLUC Nancy, JL Bourg and Chalon. He was the French League MVP in 2016.
Fenerbahce's triumph in Valencia
The last time Fenerbahce visited Valencia, it registered a 67-80 win. It was the only road win for Fenerbahce in three trips to Valencia.