• December 6, 2018 20:00 CET


Game notes

This is Darussafaka's third EuroLeague season and in each of the previous two it played against Maccabi. Each team has two wins; they split road wins in both the 2015-16 and 2016-17 campaigns.
Scottie Wilbekin spent three seasons with Darussafaka; he made his EuroLeague debut in the 2015-16 season and last season led the club to the 7DAYS EuroCup title. Wilbekin was the EuroCup MVP.
Darussafaka guard Jon Diebler and Maccabi big man Alex Tyus were teammates during the 2015-16 season at Anadolu Efes and again the following season at Galatasaray.
Diebler set his EuroLeague career highs with 21 points, 6 rebounds and a performance index rating of 26 playing for Galatasaray Istanbul against Maccabi in January 2017. He made 6 of 7 three-pointers as Galatasaray romped 102-63.
Ray McCallum posted his career high in steals with 3 playing for Unicaja Malaga against Maccabi in February 2018.

   Game Facts - Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul

Coach Caki has featured 12 different players in the starting lineup so far this season. No player has started in every game.
Jon Diebler has made at least 1 three-pointer in five straight and 11 of his last 12 EuroLeague games.
Jeremy Evans has blocked at least 1 shot in eight of his nine games this season.
Darrussafaka leads the EuroLeague in offensive rebounds with 13.9 per game this season.
Jeremy Evans is second in the EuroLeague this season with 1.2 blocks per game.
Michael Eric is tied for the league lead in offensive rebounds this season with 3.1 per game.
Jon Diebler is ranked fourth in EuroLeague history in three-point accuracy at 49.78%.

   Game Facts - Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv

Coach Ioannis Sfairopoulos took over Maccabi bench in Round 8, replacing Neven Spahija.
Jeremy Pargo is unavailable due to a back injury.
Ramon Sessions has left the club due to personal reasons.
Scottie Wilbekin has made at least 1 three-pointer in five straight and 17 of his last 18 EuroLeague appearances.
Michael Roll has made 27 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague action.
Roll has made at least 1 three-pointer in eight of his last nine EuroLeague appearances.
Angelo Caloiaro has made at least 1 three-pointer in nine of 10 games this season.
Alex Tyus is fifth in EuroLeague history with 180 career blocked shots. CSKA big man Kyle Hines enters Round 11 in fourth place with 190.

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