• January 14, 2020 20:00 CET


Game notes

Olympiacos Piraeus vs. ALBA Berlin
· Olympiacos is 5-0 against ALBA in the EuroLeague this century. In Round 10, the two teams faced each other for the first since 2004 and Olympiacos won 80-99 with Augustine Rubit collecting 16 points plus 8 rebounds. The Reds made a season-high 14 three-pointers in that game.
· ALBA head coach Aito Garcia Reneses lost the 1997 EuroLeague Championship Game against Olympiacos.
· Olympiacos playmaker Will Cherry played with ALBA during the 2015-16 season; he was a teammate there of Niels Giffey.
· ALBA guard Marcus Eriksson and Olympiacos forward Sasha Vezenkov were teammates at FC Barcelona Lassa for two seasons, from 2015 to 2017.
· Georgios Bartzokas coached ALBA guards Marcus Eriksson and Stefan Peno during the 2016-17 season at FC Barcelona. 

   Game Facts - Olympiacos Piraeus

Georgios Bartzokas was named head coach of the team on Sunday in place of Kestutis Kemzura.
Olympiacos has used 13 different starters this season. No player has started every game.
Willie Reed has been released.
Brandon Paul has made at least 1 three-point shot in 15 of his last 16 games.
Vassilis Spanoulis has made 15 consecutive free throws.
Georgios Printezis has scored in double figures and posted a double-digit PIR in four of his last five games.
Kostas Papanikolaou has scored in double figures and posted a double-digit PIR in four of his last five games.
Papanikolaou has made at least 1 three-point shot in four of his last five games.
Nikola Milutinov ranks fifth this season in average PIR with 19.9 per game.
Milutinov leads the league this season with 8.9 total rebounds and 3.8 offensive rebounds per game.
Kostas Papanikolaou leads the EuroLeague in two-point accuracy this season at 72.2%.
Vassilis Spanoulis is the EuroLeague's all-time leading scorer with 4,167 points.
Spanoulis is the EuroLeague's career leader in assists with 1,491.
Spanoulis is the career leader with 3,953 performance index rating points.
Spanoulis is the EuroLeague all-time leader with 1,082 free throws made.
Spanoulis ranks second all-time with 473 three-pointers made.
Spanoulis ranks seventh all-time with 253 steals. Gianluca Basile is sixth with 261.
Georgios Printezis ranks fifth all-time with 1,292 career rebounds.
Printezis ranks fifth all-time with 944 defensive rebounds. Ante Tomic is fourth with 994.
Nikola Milutinov ranks 12th all-time with 354 offensive rebounds. Printezis is 13th with 348. James Gist is 11th with 375 and counting.
Printezis ranks seventh all-time with 3,326 performance index rating points.
Printezis ranks second all-time with 1,046 two-pointers made.
Printezis needs 3 more three-point shots to make 200 for his career.
Taylor Rochestie ranks 12th all-time in free throw accuracy at 89.9%.
Rochestie is 7 assists shy of reaching 400 for his career.

   Game Facts - ALBA Berlin

Luke Sikma is the only player to have started every game for ALBA this season.
ALBA has registered 17 players for EuroLeague action, so at least five must sit out every game.
Peyton Siva and Johannes Thiemann have returned to action in Round 18 after each missed the previous three games.
Stefan Peno has been recovering from a knee injury sustained last season.
Markus Eriksson has made at least 1 three-point shot in 10 straight and 22 of his last 23 games.
Rokas Giedraitis has made at least 1 three-pointer in seven of his last eight games.
Giedraitis has scored in double figures in seven straight games.
Giedraitis has posted a double-digit performance index rating in each of his last eight games.
Giedraitis has a steal in seven of his last eight games.
Luke Sikma has posted double-figure PIRs in seven straight and 13 of his last 14 games.
Sikma has at least 1 blocked shot in four of his last five games.
Luke Sikma ranks sixth this season with 6.3 rebounds per game, and Landry Nnoko is eighth with 6.1 on average.
Sikma and Nnoko are tied for seventh in offensive rebounds this season with 2.2 per game.
Peyton Siva ranks fifth this season with 5.8 assists per game; Martin Hermannsson ranks ninth with 5.1 assists.
Rokas Giedraitis ranks fifth this season with 1.5 steals per game.
Niels Giffey leads the league in three-point accuracy this season at 54.6%.
Niels Giffey ranks ninth all-time with 46.7% three-point accuracy for his career.
Marcus Eriksson has made exactly 100 three-point shots in his career.
Eriksson is 32 points shy of 500 for his career.

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