LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. CSKA Moscow
· ASVEL and CSKA played each other for the first time in 1970, with CSKA winning both games in the group stage of the EuroLeague.
· CSKA visits the Astroballe for the first time since October 2002, when ASVEL registered a 99-87 home win, the first of just three defeats for CSKA until that season's Final Four.
· ASVEL's Adreian Payne and CSKA's Mike James were teammates at Panathinaikos OPAP Athens in the second part of the 2017-18 season.
· Edwin Jackson scored a career-high 24 points on a career-best 6-of-8 three-point shooting while playing for Unicaja Malaga in a 78-86 road win over CSKA in November 2015.