• October 10, 2019 19:00 CET


Game notes

Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade vs. Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
· Fenerbahce has enjoyed near-total dominance over Zvezda, winning seven of their eight games this century.
· Zvezda forward Stratos Perperoglou and Fenerbahce guard Kostas Sloukas are in a rare company of active players with three EuroLeague titles for two different teams. They lifted it together with Olympiacos Piraeus in 2013. Perperoglou also won with Panathinaikos in 2009 and 2011, while Sloukas did so with Olympiacos in 2012 and Fenerbahce in 2017.
· Zvezda forward James Gist played for Fenerbahce during the 2011-12 season.
· Gist set his career-high in offensive rebounds with 7 playing for Panathinaikos Athens against Fenerbahce in January of 2014. He matched his career-high with 5 assists in an 84-62 road loss against Fenerbahce in December of the same year.
· Fenerbahce forward Nikola Kalinic spent the 2014-15 season with Crvena Zvezda. He helped the team win the Adriatic League, Serbian League and Serbian Cup titles for the club’s first-ever triple crown. He was a teammate of current Zvezda players Branko Lazic and Charles Jenkins.
· Kalinic was also a teammate of Ognjen Kuzmic at the Serbian national team.
· Fenerbahce big man Jan Vesely matched his career-high in rebounds (15) and set career-bests in offensive rebounds (10) and blocks (5) against Crvena Zvezda in January 2016.
· Vesely and Gist were teammates at Partizan Belgrade during the 2010-11 season.
· Fenerbahce guard Ali Muhammed posted his career-high in assists with 11 against Crvena Zvezda in a 65-88 road win in January 2016.
· Luigi Datome posted his career-high in performance index rating with 29, scored a career-high 27 points and made a career-high 3 blocks in a 72-65 win against Crvena Zvezda in March 2016.
· Leo Westermann posted his career-high in rebounds with 7 playing for Zalgiris against Zvezda in December 2016.
· Zvezda forward Derrick Brown posted his career-high in assists with 7 and in offensive rebounds with 5 playing for Anadolu Efes Istanbul against Fenerbahce in November 2016.
· Dejan Davidovac posted his career highs in performance index rating (25) and points (18) against Fenerbahce in March 2018.
· Ognjen Dobric posted his career-high in steals with 3 for Zvezda against Fenerbahce in March 2018.

   Game Facts - Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade

Nemanja Nenadic is the only player on the Zvezda roster without previous EuroLeague experience.
Branko Lazic has made 14 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague games.
Derrick Brown has made 12 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague games.
Charles Jenkins has recorded at least 1 steal in seven straight and 10 of his last 11 EuroLeague games.
Michael Ojo ranked second in the 7DAYS EuroCup in field goal accuracy last season at 70.7% (41 for 58).
James Gist is tied with Denis Marconato and Dimitris Diamantidis for 16th place in EuroLeague history with 969 career rebounds. Nicolo Melli is 15th with 972 boards.
Gist is ranked 15th in EuroLeague history in blocked shots with 136. He needs 2 more to catch D’Or Fischer and Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul's Jan Vesely, who are tied for 13th.
Charles Jenkins needs 4 points to reach 1,000 for his career.
Branko Lazic needs 1 steal to reach the century mark for his EuroLeague career.
Stratos Perperoglou needs 7 more three-pointers to reach 200 for his EuroLeague career.

   Game Facts - Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul

Big men Jan Vesely and Joffrey Lauvergne missed the season opener due to injuries.
Luigi Datome has made 21 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague games.
Datome has made multiple three-pointers in six of his last seven EuroLeague games.
Melih Mahmutoglu has made 18 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague games.
Mahmutoglu has made at least 1 three-pointer in each of his last five EuroLeague games.
Nando De Colo has made 17 consecutive free throws in EuroLeague games.
De Colo has scored at least 15 points and made at least 2 three-pointers in each of his last five EuroLeague games.
Jan Vesely was fifth in the EuroLeague last season with an average PIR of 17.6 per game and was fourth in steals with 1.4 per game.
Nando De Colo ranked third in the league in scoring last season with 14.7 points per game.
De Colo was third in the EuroLeague in free throw accuracy last season at 94.57%.
Ali Muhammed was third in the EuroLeague in three-point accuracy last season at 49.6%.
Jan Vesely is seventh in EuroLeague history with 402 offensive rebounds; Kerem Gonlum is sixth with 421.
Nando De Colo is the EuroLeague all-time leader in free throw accuracy at 93.85%. Luigi Datome ranks sixth all-time at 91.09%.

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