Euroleague TOP16, 10th round matches

Posted 10. march 2015

Euroleague TOP16, 10th round matches

Round 10 of the Top 16 could prove the first that determines teams that qualify for the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs! With victories, two group leaders holding 8-1 records – Real Madrid and Olympiacos Piraeus - can become first teams this season to clinch playoff berths. Meanwhile, each of the remaining 14 teams is still a playoff hopeful. Evenly split over Thursday and Friday with four games each, Round 10 of the Top 16 has all the ingredients to be a special one.

 

 

  • Both teams have met 34 times in their history, with Barcelona holding 21-13.
  • The last time Maccabi won in Palau Blaugrana was in the 2005-06 regular season, but when they the Top 16 Round 3, Maccabi edged Barcelona at home 70-68.
  • Barcelona has won five of its last six games by an average margin of 10.2 points.

 

Žalgiris
Panathinaikos
  • It is a must-win game for Zalgiris if it wants to keep realistic chances of advancing.
  • Panathinaikos is anxious to end it's two-game losing streak.
  • Panathinaikos ranks third in the Top 16, allowing 72.9 points per game.

 

  • Olympiacos Piraeus (8-1) hopes to claim a playoff spot.
  • Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul (7-2) has won eight consecutive matches and nine of 10 away games this season.
  • Olympiacos can secure a home-court advantage in the playoffs.



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