• November 20, 2019 21:00 CET


Game notes

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul vs. FC Barcelona
· Barcelona holds a 16-10 advantage in games against Fenerbahce, but Fener has won the last seven.
· The last time it hosted Barcelona, Fenerbahce tied its EuroLeague club record with 17 three-pointers in an 88-82 win; Kostas Sloukas was a perfect 5 for 5 from long distance.
· Fenerbahce big man Ahmet Duverioglu and Barcelona point guard Thomas Heurtel were teammates at Anadolu Efes Istanbul during the 2015-16 season.
· Fenerbahce's Joffrey Lauvergne and Nado De Colo and Barcelona's Thomas Heurtel have been teammates on the French national team. The three of them won gold medals at EuroBasket 2013 together. Lauvergne and Heurtel captured bronze medals at the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
· Nando De Colo of Fenerbahce and Victor Claver of Barcelona were teammates for three seasons from 2009 until 2012 at Valencia Basket. They won the 2010 EuroCup and in the 2010-2011 season made their respective EuroLeague debuts together.
· De Colo made his EuroLeague debut under current Barcelona head coach Svetislav Pesic at Valencia Basket during the 2010-11 season. They reached the 2011 EuroLeague Playoffs.
· Lauvergne was briefly a teammate of Barcelona's Pau Ribas at Valencia Basket during the 2012-13 season.
· Leo Westermann signed with Barcelona in the summer of 2014 but never played a game for the Spanish powerhouse as he was immediately loaned to Limoges CSP.
· Westermann has been a teammate of Barcelona's Thomas Heurtel on the French national team.
· Victor Claver set his career-high with 21 points and posted his career-high in performance index rating with 24 playing for Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar against Fenerbahce in January 2016. He has tied that index rating three more times since then.
· Claver pulled down a career-best 12 total rebounds, including a career-high 7 offensive boards, playing for Lokomotiv against Fenerbahce in March 2016.
· Barcelona guard Kevin Pangos had a career-high 22 points playing for Zalgiris Kaunas against Fenerbahce in December of last season.
· De Colo matched his career-highs with 11 assists and 4 steals playing for CSKA Moscow against Barcelona in December 2017.
· Fenerbahce guard Kostas Sloukas matched his career-high with 11 assists against Barcelona in an 88-82 win in March 2019.
· Fenerbahce forward Luigi Datome posted a career-high 10 rebounds playing for Lottomatica Roma against Barcelona in February 2011.
· Fenerbahce center Jan Vesely posted a career-high 15 rebounds, which he has matched since, including a career-best 13 defensive boards playing for Partizan Belgrade against Barcelona in February 2010.
· Vladimir Stimac matched his career-high with 22 points and set his career-best with a PIR of 29 playing for Anadolu Efes Istanbul against Barcelona in November 2017.

   Game Facts - FC Barcelona

Thomas Heurtel is sidelined with a knee injury.
Kevin Pangos has been sidelined since the start of the season with a toe injury.
Pau Ribas has made his first appearance this season in Round 8.
Cory Higgins has made at least 1 three-pointer in nine straight and 20 of his last 21 appearances.
Nikola Mirotic has scored in double figures in each of his last 11 EuroLeague games.
Mirotic has made at least 1 three-pointer in nine of his last 10 games.
Mirotic has collected at least 1 steal in six of his last seven games.
Kyle Kuric has collected at least 1 steal in five straight games.
Nikola Mirotic is tied for fifth this season with 19.1 points per game.
Cory Higgins is ranked second in three-point accuracy this season at 60.0%.
Ante Tomic ranks fourth all-time with 1,466 rebounds. Ioannis Bourousis is third with 1,603.
Tomic ranks fourth all-time with 496 offensive rebounds. Zalgiris big man Paulius Jankunas is third with 502 and counting.
Tomic ranks fourth all-time with 970 defensive rebounds.
Tomic is the competition's all-time leader in two-point baskets with 1,092.
Ante Tomic ranks 10th all-time with 149 blocks.
Tomic ranks 10th all-time with 2,674 points scored. Marcus Brown is ninth with 2,739.
Tomic ranks sixth all-time with 3,576 index rating points.
Thomas Heurtel ranks third all-time in assists with 1,173. Dimitris Diamantidis is second with 1,255.
Cory Higgins ranks sixth all-time - and first among active players - in three-point shooting accuracy at 48.3%.
Higgins needs 4 more steals to reach 100 for his career.
Nikola Mirotic needs 20 more rebounds to reach 500 for his career.

   Game Facts - Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul

Berkay Candan is set to make his EuroLeague debut.
Nando De Colo missed the Round 8 game with an injury.
Nando De Colo has scored in double figures in 11 straight games.
De Colo has made at least 1 three-pointer in 10 of his last 11 games.
De Colo has made 14 consecutive free throws.
Ali Muhammed has made 14 consecutive free throws.
Derrick Williams has made at least 1 three-pointer in six straight games.
Williams has collected at least 1 steal in eight of his last nine games.
Nando De Colo is second this season in average PIR with 22.0 per game.
De Colo ranks second in scoring this season with 20.9 points per game.
Jan Vesely ranks seventh all-time with 417 offensive rebounds; Kerem Gonlum is sixth with 421.
Vesely ranks ninth all-time with 829 two-pointers made. AX Armani Exchange Milan's Luis Scola is eighth with 844 and counting.
Vesely is ranked 12th all-time with 142 career blocks. Robertas Javtokas ranks 11th with 144.
Vesely ranks 14th all-time with 1,035 rebounds. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv manager Nikola Vujcic is 13th with 1,037.
Nando De Colo is the all-time leader in free throw accuracy at 93.9%. Luigi Datome ranks seventh at 90.8%.
De Colo is ranked seventh all-time with 2,833 points. Real Madrid's Sergio Llull is sixth with 2,924 and counting.
De Colo ranks fourth all-time with 709 free throws made.
De Colo ranks ninth all-time with 3,177 index rating points. Georgios Printezis is eighth with 3,187.
De Colo needs 2 more steals to reach 200 for his career.
De Colo needs 4 more rebounds to reach 500 for his career.
Ahmet Duverioglu is in eighth place all-time in two-point accuracy at 66.1%.
Kostas Sloukas ranks 12th all-time with 808 assists. Juan Carlos Navarro is 11th with 834 career assists.
Nikola Kalinic needs 3 more steals to reach 100 for his career.

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