KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz vs. CSKA Moscow
· CSKA leads the series 30-9 this century. Last season the teams split their regular-season series before CSKA ousted Baskonia 3-1 in the playoffs.
· CSKA won four games in a month at Fernando Buesa Arena to claim the 2019 EuroLeague title, first beating Baskonia on the road in Games 3 and 4 of the playoffs and then surviving Final Four showdowns against Real Madrid and Anadolu Efes Istanbul, respectively.
· Baskonia beat CSKA in Moscow in the 2005 semifinals in what is regarded as one of the biggest upsets in Final Four history; Baskonia won 78-85 after CSKA had 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's Johannes Voigtmann spent the last three seasons with Baskonia. He made his EuroLeague debut there in the 2016-17 season. He played under head coach Velimir Perasovic and was a teammate of the majority of current Baskonia players.
· Darrun Hilliard made his EuroLeague debut with Baskonia last season. He played under Coach Velimir Perasovic and was a teammate of much of the current Baskonia roster.
· Baskonia sharpshooter Matt Janning and CSKA guard Daniel Hackett were teammates at Montepaschi Siena during the 2012-13 season.
· Mike James played at Baskonia for a season and a half. James signed in December 2014 and was a teammate there of two current Baskonia players: Ilimane Diop and Tornike Shengelia. They reached the 2016 EuroLeague Final Four together.
· James played under Baskonia head coach Velimir Perasovic during the 2015-16 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 2017.
· Michael Eric posted his career-high in offensive rebounds with 6 playing for Darussafaka Istanbul against CSKA in October 2018.