Real Madrid vs. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv
· These two teams will meet one another for the 59th time. Real leads the all-time series 35-23 and holds a 15-10 advantage in games this century.
· Maccabi set its EuroLeague club record with 22 offensive rebounds in a 90-83 win over Madrid in November 2017.
· Real Madrid beat Maccabi 89-85 in the 1980 title game in Berlin to win the EuroLeague. Rafa Rullan scored 27 points to lead Madrid to victory. Randy Meister added 21 for Madrid. Earl Williams led Maccabi with 31 points.
· Maccabi defeated Real Madrid 86-98 after overtime in the 2014 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game in Milan. Tyrese Rice paced Maccabi with 26 points. It was the first overtime game for the continental title since 1969.
· Real Madrid and Maccabi Tel Aviv faced each other in the 2011 EuroLeague semifinals in Barcelona, Spain. Maccabi overwhelmed Madrid 82-63 behind Chuck Eidson and Sofoklis Schortsanitis, who led the way with 19 and 16 points, respectively.
· Maccabi big man Othello Hunter played for Real Madrid during the 2016-17 season and helped the team compile the best regular-season record and reach the Final Four. He played under Coach Pablo Laso and was a teammate of Jaycee Carroll, Rudy Fernandez, Sergio Llull, Anthony Randolph, Felipe Reyes and Jeffrey Taylor.
· Madrid guard Fabien Causeur tied his career-high with 6 assists in a 93-81 home win over Maccabi in January 2018.