• January 11, 2019 21:30 CET


Game notes

These two Spanish rivals met in the EuroLeague for the first time in Round 13, with Baskonia wining 71-84 behind 16 points apiece from Matt Janning and Shavon Shields. In November in Vitoria, Baskonia downed Gran Canaria 91-76 in a Spanish League contest.
Gran Canaria forward Kim Tillie played three seasons at Baskonia, from 2014 to 2017. He was teammate of Tornike Shengelia and Ilimane Diop for all three seasons, and played under head coach Velimir Perasovic when Baskonia reached the 2016 EuroLeague Final Four.
Tillie was also a teammate of Johannes Voigtmann and Tadas Sedekarskis during the 2016-17 season.
Gran Canaria's D.J. Strawberry and Baskonia's Marcelinho Huertas were teammates at Fortitudo Bologna in the 2008-09 season.
Strawberry and Baskonia sharpshooter Matt Janning were teammates at Cibona Zagreb for part of the 2013-14 season.
Gran Canaria's Albert Oliver and Baskonia's Jayson Granger were teammates at Estudiantes Madrid for two years, from 2009 to 2011.
Xavi Rabaseda of Gran Canaria and Huertas were teammates at FC Barcelona Lassa for two seasons, helped it reach the Final Four in the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons.

   Game Facts - KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz

Eleven different players have started EuroLeague games for Baskonia this season.
Arturs Kurucs and Sander Raieste are in line to make their respective EuroLeague debuts.
Matt Janning has scored in double figures in nine of his last 10 EuroLeague games.
Janning has made multiple three-pointers in 10 straight EuroLeague games. He knocked down at least one three-point shot in 16 of 17 games this season.
Luca Vildoza has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven straight and 14 of his last 15 games.
Vildoza has scored in double figures in each of his last six EuroLeague games.
Vincent Poirier ranks second in total rebounds with 7.6 per game and third in offensive rebounds with 3.0 per game.
Jayson Granger needs 1 more steal to reach 100 for his EuroLeague career.
Matt Janning needs 34 points to reach 1,000 for his career.

   Game Facts - Herbalife Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria has used 11 different players in its starting lineup this season. No player has started every game.
Clevin Hannah has recorded at least 1 steal in seven of his last eight games.
Xavi Rabaseda has made 9 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague games.
Marcus Eriksson has made at least 1 three-point shot 10 of his last 11 appearances.

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