Our media partners, the exciting Turkish Airlines Euroleague season tipped off today! You can catch all the action on Euroleague TV.
Today’s games included:
CSKA (75) vs. Lietuvos Rytas (73)
CSKA blew an early lead as Rytas took a four-point lead with 1:16 left in the game. Sonny Weems then took control, scoring five straight points and blocking a shot to give CSKA a 72-71 lead. Rytas had two chances to tie or win in at the end but Anton Ponkrashov blocked a Nemanja Nedovic shot and Renaldas Seibutis missed a three-pointer at the buzzer. Weems led CSKA with 14 points while Seibutis had 19 for Rytas.
Zalgiris Kaunas (90) vs. Cedevita Zagreb (62)
Paulius Jankunas led Zalgris to the easy win with 20 points. Zalgiris shot 9-for-17 on three-pointers vs. 5-for-27 for Cedevita.
Elan Chalon (81) vs. Asseco Prokom (74)
Brion Rush (Grambling) led Chalon with 17 points. Shelden Williams (Duke) made his debut for Chalon with eight points and nine boards.
Olympiacos (85) vs. Caja Laboral (81)
Defending Euroleague champion Olympiacos used a 16-point second quarter advantage to escape with the win. Georgios Printezis led the winners with 17 points.
Unicaja Malaga (80) vs. Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv (85)
Maccabi Tel Aviv took away a nice road win behind 16 points from Ricky Hickman (UNC-Greensboro). Earl Calloway (Indiana) of Unicaja led all scorers with 25 points.
Mapooro Cantu (71) vs. Union Olimpija Ljubljana (84)
Union Olimpija outscored Cantu by 12 points in the second half to get the road win. Dylan Page (Wisconsin-Milwaukee) led the winners with 17 points while Aron Baynes (Washington State) contributed 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Fenerbahce Ulker (92) vs. BC Khimki (80)
Emir Preldzic has an outstanding game to lead Fenerbahce to the win. He has a Performance Index Rating of 31 in scoring 20 points on a combined 5-of-6 shooting from the field and 9-of-10 from the foul line.
Tomorrow’s games include:
Real Madrid vs. Panathinaikos
Montepaschi Siena vs. Alba Berlin
FC Regal Barcelona vs. Brose Baskets
Emporio Armani vs. Anadolu Efes
Besiktas Istanbul vs. Partizan
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