• January 11, 2019 19:00 CET


Game notes

CSKA has won all nine games between the teams since the 2014 EuroLeague Final Four semifinal, and has taken 18 of the 24 meetings this century. Maccabi has not beaten CSKA in Moscow 2004. In Round 2 earlier this season, Nando De Colo led CSKA to an 83-86 road win with 27 points.
Maccabi and CSKA met in the 2001 SuproLeague semifinals; Maccabi beat CSKA 86-80 behind 17 points each from Arriel McDonald and Nate Huffman and went on to win the title.
Maccabi and CSKA played against each other in the 2004 EuroLeague Final Four semifinal in Tel Aviv, Israel. Maccabi topped CSKA 93-85 to advance to the final behind Anthony Parker, who shined with 27 points.
Maccabi and CSKA dueled in the 2006 EuroLeague Championship Game in Prague, where CSKA won 73-69 thanks to 18 points from Final Four MVP Theo Papaloukas.
Maccabi and CSKA met again at the 2008 EuroLeague title game in Madrid. CSKA defeated Maccabi 91-77 as Final Four MVP Trajan Langdon took over with 21 points.
In the 2014 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague semifinals in Milan, Maccabi edged CSKA 67-68 on a steal and late basket by Tyrese Rice. Maccabi went on to win the EuroLeague title and Rice earned Final Four MVP honors.
CSKA tied a club record with 33 two-point shots made in 73-93 road win against Maccabi in March of last season.
Maccabi set a club record for three-throw accuracy when it made 21 shots from the line without a miss against CSKA in December of 2016.
CSKA forward Will Clyburn and Maccabi guard Scottie Wilbekin were teammates at Darussafaka Istanbul in 2016-17 season. They helped the team reach the EuroLeague Playoffs.
Maccabi injured guard Jeremy Pargo played for CSKA during the 2014-15 season and won the VTB United League with the club. Only Kyle Hines and Andrey Vorontsevich remain from Pargo's time with the club.
CSKA forward Andrey Vorontsevich posted his career high in performance index rating with 29 against Maccabi in October 2014.
Kyle Hines posted his career high in offensive rebounds with 8 against Maccabi in February of last season.
Daniel Hackett matched his career-high with 3 steals playing for AX Milan against Maccabi in April 2014.
Nando De Colo matched his career-high with 4 steals against Maccabi this season.

   Game Facts - CSKA Moscow

Coach Itoudis has used 11 different players in CSKA's starting lineups this season; no player has started in every EuroLeague game.
Cory Higgins has scored in double figures in 23 of his last 24 EuroLeague games.
Higgins has made at least 1 three-pointer in 11 of his last 12 games.
Will Clyburn has scored at least 10 points in 13 straight EuroLeague games.
Clyburn has collected at least 1 steal in 13 of CSKA's last 14 EuroLeague games.
Nando De Colo has made at least 1 three-pointer in six straight EuroLeague games.
Daniel Hackett has made at least 1 three-pointer in five of his last six EuroLeague games.
Will Clyburn is third in average PIR with 20.0 per game and ranks fourth in rebounding with 7.1 per game.
Cory Higgins is tied second in scoring this season with 15.2 points per game.
Higgins ranks third in three-point accuracy at 55.8%.
Sergio Rodriguez ranks fifth in assists with 4.9 per game.
Nando De Colo ranks first in free throw accuracy this season with 94.1%
De Colo is the EuroLeague career leader in free throw accuracy at 93.69%.
Kyle Hines is third in EuroLeague history with 196 blocked shots. Anadolu Efes big man Bryant Dunston is second with 208 and counting.
Hines is third in EuroLeague history with 474 offensive rebounds.
Hines is ranked 11th in competition history with 1,076 rebounds. Mike Batiste is 10th with 1,117.
Sergio Rodriguez ranks fifth all-time with 1,012 assists for his career. Barcelona point guard Thomas Heurtel is fourth with 1,092 career assists and counting.
Will Clyburn needs 2 rebounds to reach 500 for his career.
Nikita Kurbanov needs 3 more steals to reach 100 for his career.

   Game Facts - Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv

Scottie Wilbekin has made at least 1 three-pointer in 11 of his last 12 EuroLeague games.
Wilbekin has scored in double figures in 10 of his last 11 games.
Michael Roll has made 31 consecutive free throws.
John DiBartolomeo has made 10 consecutive free throws dating back to last season.
Johnny O'Bryant has made at least 1 three-pointer in 13 of his last 14 games.
DeAndre Kane has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last five EuroLeague games.
Alex Tyus has blocked at least 1 shot in six of his last seven EuroLeague games.
Tarik Black and Alex Tyus are tied for fourth this season with 1.0 blocks per game.
Alex Tyus is fifth in EuroLeague history with 192 career blocked shots. Ioannis Bourousis is fourth with 194.

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