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CSKA has won its last 14 games against Baskonia in Moscow. In Round 30 in the first week of April, CSKA rallied from a double-digit second-half deficit to beat Baskonia 82-78 with Will Clyburn collecting 16 points and 6 rebounds. In Round 11 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Baskonia edged CSKA 76-73 with Vincent Poirier posting 18 points and 8 rebounds.
The last time Baskonia beat CSKA in Moscow is regarded as one of the biggest upsets in Final Four history; Baskonia defeated CSKA 78-85 in the EuroLeague semifinals in 2005. CSKA reached that game with a 19-1 record in the EuroLeague. Arvydas Macijauskas led Baskonia with 23 points.
CSKA and Baskonia faced each other in the 2008 EuroLeague semifinals in Madrid. CSKA rallied from a 6-point halftime deficit to beat Baskonia 79-83. Ramunas Siskauskas and David Andersen led the way with 16 points apiece.
In the 2017 EuroLeague Playoffs, CSKA swept Baskonia capped by an 88-90 win in Game 3 in Vitoria-Gasteiz behind 21 points from Cory Higgins.
CSKA ousted Baskonia twice more in the EuroLeague Playoffs, in 2010 and 2013, both times winning the series 3-1.
Baskonia set a club record with 10 blocked shots against CSKA in March 2015.
CSKA set its EuroLeague club record with 10 blocked shots against Baskonia in January 2015.
CSKA scored its EuroLeague club record of 112 points against Baskonia in November 2016.
CSKA guard Nando De Colo and Baskonia forward Toko Shengelia were teammates at Valencia Basket during the 2009-10 season and won the 2010 EuroCup title together that season.
Baskonia big man Vincent Poirier was a teammate of De Colo on the French national team at EuroBasket 2017.
Baskonia sharpshooter Matt Janning and CSKA guard Daniel Hackett were teammates at Montepaschi Siena during the 2012-13 season.
CSKA forward Andrey Vorontsevich had 13 rebounds – 10 of them defensive, both career-bests, against Baskonia in March 2015.
Vorontsevich had a career-high 4 blocks against Baskonia in January 2015.
CSKA forward Nikita Kurbanov matched his career-best with 10 rebounds against Baskonia in November 2016.
Jayson Granger had his only EuroLeague double-double with 20 points and 10 assists playing for Unicaja Malaga against CSKA in a 95-85 road loss in November 2014.
Toko Shengelia posted his career high in performance index rating with 33, along with a career-best 6 offensive rebounds, in a loss against CSKA in December of last season.
CSKA rookie Alec Peters scored his EuroLeague-best 20 points against Baskonia in Round 11 loss.
Daniel Hackett tied his career high with 3 steals twice against Baskonia. First time when playing for EA7 Emporio Armani Milan in March 2014, then again playing for Olympiacos in March 2016.

   Game Facts - CSKA Moscow

CSKA has won its last 14 games against Baskonia in Moscow. In Round 30 in the first week of April, CSKA rallied from a double-digit second-half deficit to beat Baskonia 82-78 with Will Clyburn collecting 16 points and 6 rebounds. In Round 11 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Baskonia edged CSKA 76-73 with Vincent Poirier posting 18 points and 8 rebounds.
Head coach Dimitris Itoudis has used 12 different players in CSKA's starting lineups this season; no player has started in every EuroLeague game.
Will Clyburn has recorded a performance index rating in double figures in eight of his last nine games.
Andrey Vorontsevich has made 13 straight free throws in EuroLeague games.
Cory Higgins has made 31 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague action.
Higgins has made at least 1 three-pointer in eight straight EuroLeague games.
Will Clyburn is fifth in the EuroLeague in average performance index rating with 18.0 per game this season. He is fourth in rebounding with 7.1 per game.
Cory Higgins ranks second in the league in scoring this season with 14.9 points per game. Nando De Colo is sixth with 13.96.
Nando De Colo ranks sixth in free-throw accuracy this season with 93.94%
Higgins is second in the league in three-point accuracy this season at 53.16%.
De Colo is the EuroLeague's career leader in free-throw accuracy at 93.7%.
De Colo needs 1 more two-point shot to make 600 for his career. He ranks 20th all-time.
Kyle Hines ranks fourth all-time with 206 blocked shots. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv big man Alex Tyus is third with 209.
Hines is third in EuroLeague history with 497 offensive rebounds. Paulius Jankunas of Zalgiris is second with 499. Felipe Reyes is the all-time leader with 695.
Hines is ranked 10th in competition history with 1,122 rebounds. Antonis Fotsis is ninth with 1,124.
Sergio Rodriguez ranks fifth all-time with 1,072 assists; Former CSKA great Milos Teodosic is fourth with 1,126.
Rodriguez is 10th all-time with 362 three-point shots made; Retired Panathinaikos star Dimitris Diamantidis is ninth with 372.
Rodriguez needs 7 steals to reach 200 for his EuroLeague career.
The next time he enters the game, Will Clyburn will make his 100th appearance in the EuroLeague.
Cory Higgins needs 29 more points to reach 1,500 for his EuroLeague career.
Kyle Hines needs 3 more appearances to reach 250 games played.

   Game Facts - KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz

Baskonia has started 11 different players this season.
Arturs Kurucs and Sander Raieste are in line to make their respective EuroLeague debuts.
Luca Vildoza has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven consecutive EuroLeague games.
Vildoza has made 13 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague action.
Johannes Voigtmann has posted a performance index rating in double figures in eight straight and 15 of his last 16 EuroLeague appearances.
Marcelinho Huertas has made 19 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague action.
Matt Janning has made at least 1 three-pointer in 17 of his last 18 EuroLeague appearances.
Shavon Shields has scored in double figures in 10 straight EuroLeague games.
Shields has made at least 1 three-pointer in eight consecutive EuroLeague games.
Shields has made 15 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague action.
Vincent Poirier is the EuroLeague leader in rebounds this season with 8.1 per game. He's tied for second in offensive rebounds with 3.3 per game.
Vincent Poirier is tied for the EuroLeague all-time single-season record with 100 offensive rebounds, previously set by Bryant Dunston in the 2016-17 season. With his next offensive rebound, Poirier will set a new single-season mark for offensive rebounds.
Jayson Granger needs 1 more steal to reach 100 for his EuroLeague career.
Matt Janning needs 6 more assists to reach 200 for his EuroLeague career.

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