• January 15, 2020 20:00 CET
  • OAKA


Game notes

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. FC Bayern Munich
· Panathinaikos beat Bayern 75-87 in Round 10. That was the first road win in six games between these two teams.
· The last time these teams met in the Greek capital was last January when Ioannis Papapetrou had 18 points and 8 rebounds in a 77-67 Panathinaikos victory.
· Tyrese Rice played for Bayern in the 2012-13 season.
· Panathinaikos point guard Tyrese Rice and Bayern shooting guard Petteri Koponen were teammates for three consecutive seasons. First, from 2014 to 2016 with Khimki Moscow Region, where they helped the team win the 2015 EuroCup title. Then again in the 2016-17 season with FC Barcelona.
· Bayern's DeMarcus Nelson played for Panathinaikos Athens in 2014-15 season. He was a teammate of Nikos Pappas and Georgios Papagiannis.
· Bayern forward Vladimir Lucic tied a career-high with 3 steals in a last year's home win over Panathinaikos.
· Paul Zipser posted his career-highs in PIR (29) and points (23) in Round 10 against Panathinaikos.

   Game Facts - Panathinaikos OPAP Athens

Nick Calathes is the only player to have started every game for Panathinaikos so far this season.
Kostas Papadakis is set to make his EuroLeague debut.
Panathinaikos has signed Andy Rautins and parted ways with Rion Brown.
Nick Calathes has started 128 consecutive games in which he appeared. The last time he came off the bench was in January 2016.
Jimmer Fredette has made at least 1 three-pointer in nine straight appearances.
Fredette has made 20 consecutive free throws.
Calathes had at least 5 assists in 14 of his last 15 games.
Jacob Wiley has made 12 consecutive free throws.
DeShaun Thomas has scored in double figures in 10 of his last 11 games.
Tyrese Rice has made 23 consecutive free throws.
Nick Calathes ranks seventh this season in average PIR with 19.1 per game.
Calathes leads the league this season with 9.3 assists per game.
Jimmer Fredette ranks eighth this season in scoring with 15.1 points per game.
Last season in Round 30, Nick Calathes became the second player this century – after Nikola Vujcic, more than a decade prior – to record a triple-double. He tallied 11 points, 18 assists and 12 rebounds in a win over Buducnost VOLI Podgorica.
Calathes set single-season records last season with 286 total assists and with an average of 8.7 assists per game.
In Round 12, Tyrese Rice scored 41 points, tied for the second-most in a EuroLeague game this century. In that game, he set club records in points (41) and three-pointers made (8).
Calathes ranks fourth all-time time with 286 steals; Pablo Prigioni is third with 322.
Calathes ranks fifth all-time with 1,172 assists; Thomas Heurtel is fourth with 1,173.
Calathes is 4 points shy of 2,000 for his career.
Ioannis Papapetrou needs 11 rebounds to reach 500 for his career.
Nikos Pappas needs 10 more three-point shots to reach 100 for his career.
DeShaun Thomas needs 43 points to reach 1,500 for his career.

   Game Facts - FC Bayern Munich

Oliver Kostic made his first appearance as head coach last week after taking over from Dejan Radonjic.
Vladimir Lucic is the only player who has started every game for Bayern this season.
Bayern has registered 18 players for the EuroLeague, so there will be several scratches every week.
Bayern's newly signed point guard Zan Mark Sisko made his EuroLeague debut in Round 18.
Petteri Koponen has made at least 1 three-pointer in eight of his last nine games.
Vladimir Lucic has posted a performance index rating in double figures in 12 of his last 13 games.
Lucic has recorded at least 1 steal in 10 of his last 11 games.
Greg Monroe ranks seventh this season with 6.2 rebounds per game.
Petteri Koponen ranks sixth this season in three-point accuracy at 49.2%.
Petteri Koponen ranks 10th all-time in free-throw accuracy at 90.3%.
Koponen ranks 13th all-time in three-point accuracy at 45.9%.
Leon Radosevic needs 7 offensive rebounds to reach 200 for his career.

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