• January 11, 2019 22:00 CET


Game notes

Barcelona holds a 20-13 edge over Panathinaikos in head-to-head games this century. The home team has won the last seven of their meetings. Panathinaikos won their Round 8 clash 76-70, behind 14 points from DeShaun Thomas.
Barcelona and Panathinaikos squared off in the 1996 EuroLeague final in Paris, France. Panathinaikos edged Barcelona 67-66 to conquer its first EuroLeague title. Panathinaikos legend Fragiskos Alvertis led the way with 17 points.
Barcelona and Panathinaikos have met twice in the EuroLeague Playoffs. In 2011 Panathinaikos beat Barcelona 3-1 without the home-court advantage and in 2013 Barcelona ousted Panathinaikos 3-2.
Barcelona big man Chris Singleton played at Panathinaikos the past two seasons. He played was a teammate of the majority of the current Panathinaikos squad.
DeShaun Thomas played for Barcelona in the 2014-15 season. He was a teammate there of Ante Tomic.
Barcelona's Kevin Pangos and Lukas Lekavicius of Panathinaikos were backcourt mates at Zalgiris Kaunas during the 2016-17 season.
Barcelona playmaker Thomas Heurtel was a teammate of DeShaun Thomas and Stephane Lasme at Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Lasme and Huertel were there together in the 2014-15 season, while Thomas and Heurtel were teammates at Efes in the 2016-17 season.
Kevin Seraphin had his best EuroLeague performance against Panathinaikos in last season’s opener, posting a career-high in index rating with 31, and also set career-highs with 24 points and 3 blocks.

   Game Facts - FC Barcelona Lassa

Chris Singleton has started every EuroLeague game for Barcelona this season.
Pau Ribas has made 22 consecutive free throws dating back to the 2016 EuroLeague Playoffs.
Kyle Kuric has drained at least 1 three-pointer in 10 of his last 11 EuroLeague appearances.
Kuric has made 14 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague games.
Kevin Pangos has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven straight EuroLeague games.
Thomas Heurtel has made at least 1 three-pointer in six of his last seven games.
Thomas Heurtel ranks fourth in assists with 5.1 per game.
Adam Hanga is fourth this season with 1.6 steals per game.
Victor Claver ranks fifth in two-point accuracy at 70.0%.
Ante Tomic ranks fourth in EuroLeague history with 1,331 rebounds.
Tomic is fourth all-time with 446 offensive rebounds.
Tomic ranks sixth all-time with 885 defensive rebounds, which is 4 behind fifth-place Victor Khryapa (889), and 17 behind third-place Mirsad Turkcan (902).
Tomic needs to make 12 more two-pointers to become the first EuroLeague player to reach 1,000 for his career.
Thomas Heurtel ranks fourth all-time in assists with 1,092.
Heurtel needs 32 points to reach 2,000 for his career.
Jaka Blazic needs 1 more three-pointer to reach 100 for his EuroLeague career.
Adam Hanga needs 4 more three-pointers to reach 100 for his EuroLeague career.
Hanga is 24 points shy of reaching 1,000 for his EuroLeague career.
Pau Ribas needs 3 steals to reach 100 for his career.

   Game Facts - Panathinaikos OPAP Athens

Eleven different players have appeared in the starting lineup in EuroLeague games for Panathinaikos this season.
Nick Calathes is the only player to start every EuroLeague game for Panathinaikos this season.
Evangelos Sakellariou is set to make his EuroLeague debut.
Nick Calathes has collected at least 1 steal in 14 of his last 15 games.
Calathes has scored in double figures in seven straight EuroLeague games.
Nick Calathes leads the league in assists with 8.2 per game, and is the leader in steals with 1.7 per game.
Stephane Lasme ranks sixth all-time with 174 blocks. Alex Tyus of Maccabi Tel Aviv is fifth with 192 and counting.
Calathes ranks ninth all-time with 859 assists. Nikos Zisis is eighth with 885.
Calathes ranks 11th all-time with 238 steals. Victor Khryapa is 10th with 241.
Calathes needs 1 more offensive rebounds to reach 100 for his career.
James Gist needs 5 more steals to reach 200 for his career.
Stephane Lasme needs 2 steals to reach 100 for his career.
Keith Langford needs 4 more offensive rebounds to reach 100 for his career.
Ioanis Papapetrou needs 6 three-point shots to reach 100 for his career.

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