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The standings after the duo of Olympiacos and Monaco and the victories of Fenerbahce, Villeurbanne and Bayern

The standings after the duo of Olympiacos and Monaco and the victories of Fenerbahce, Villeurbanne and Bayern

the Olympic He made a strong debut in Kaunas with his easy victory over Zalgiris With 95-76 he remained standing in sixth place leading to the direct playoffs EuroLeague. A place it shares with Fenerbahce, which in turn beat Baskonia with a score of 111-96. Monaco's win in Barcelona took their tally to 17-10 with Panathinaikos and Virtus. The Catalans remained in second place.

Zalgiris Kaunas-Olympiacos 76-95
With a period of “weapons” in defense and attack in the second half, Olympiacos beat Kaunas, improving its record to 16-11, to remain on its way to direct qualification to the Euroleague playoffs and the “chasing” of the four, which gives home advantage.

The “Red and White” defeated the Lithuanians with a score of 95-76, in the twenty-seventh match of the competition, forcing the host team to suffer the sixteenth defeat, in which the goal of qualifying for the first leg was canceled. Tomas Okap was a standout for Piraeus, finishing with 22 points (a Europa League record), while Shaquille McKissick emerged as a worthy fan with 20 points, showing that he is finding his old competitive self.

Quarter-finals: 20-23, 39-41, 56-69, 76-95

Barcelona – Monaco 67-77
Monaco's victory at the Palau Blaugrana Stadium over Barcelona with a score of 77-67 was doubly important! First of all, it was 17-10 with Panathinaikos and Virtus Polonia, and based on the fixtures, it would be very difficult to lose home advantage, while also gaining the upper hand in a potential draw with the Catalan side (18-8). ) from which the three teams are only one win away!

Of course not… The number of Mike James, who wanted 29 points, came to surpass Vassilis Spanoulis at the top of the top scorers in the history of the Euroleague, which is expected to happen next week after… Faios and Kaladons against Red Star in the Principality. The American stopped at 17 points and now needs 12 more points to write… his own story.

What matters from Barcelona's match is Monaco's victory, which came in the second half of the match with a score of 44-32. In fact, this was their sixth straight EuroLeague win, while their last defeat was to Panathinaikos in OAKA on January 11.

Quadrants 12-21, 35-33, 51-60, 67-77.

Barcelona - Monaco |  Highlights of Round 27 |  Turkish Airlines Europa League 2023-24

Vilerbane – Armani 81-77
Villeurbanne cut off Armani Milano's path to the top 10 in the Euroleague, leading to extra games, forcing the Italians to a 16th defeat. The French side won 81-77 over Ettore Messina at the Ldlc Arena in Round 27, celebrating only their sixth win in Europe's most important club competition this year.

The defense of the first quarter, when the visitors were limited to 10 points, the control of Joffrey Lovren (17 points), Mike Scott (12 points) near the basket and the executions of Nano De Colo (13 points) from the perimeter of the field, led to victory for Villerbane, who almost committed suicide in the last 2.5 minutes. . The French recovered from 80-66 (+14) in the 0-11 round to see the Italians close within 32 minutes (80-77) before Idiay sealed the win with a half-shot and reached the final 81-77. From Armani, Devon Hall shined with 19 points.

Quarter-finals: 22-13, 39-35, 62-56, 81-77

Asvel-Milan |  Highlights of Round 27 |  Turkish Airlines Europa League 2023-24

Fenerbahce – Baskonia 111-96
Thanks to a series of productivity and creativity, Fenerbahce defended their home turf against Baskonia and, with a 16-11 record, continue to “chasing” the top six, leading directly to the Euroleague playoffs. The Turkish team defeated the Basque team, 111-96, in the twenty-seventh match of the tournament, causing the visiting team to suffer its thirteenth defeat.

With 6.75 shooting (19/34 three-pointers), a focus on creating chances with 32 assists against only 6 turnovers, and a great defensive and offensive fourth quarter, when the individual scores were exhausted 33-18, Fenerbahce had no problem against the Basques. , who were looking for the “double” to get closer to the top six.

Nigel Hayes-Davies was the winner's top scorer with 19 points, while Nick Calathes was pivotal with 11 points, 12 assists and 2 steals, holding Dimitris Diamantidis at the top of the steals list in Euroleague history with 434. Papagiannis stayed on the floor for 6 minutes with 6 points and 1 rebound. And one assist, while Tyler Dorsey was limited to 4 points. Vanja Marinkovic of the Basque team shined with 18 points.

Quartiles: 32-34, 55-54, 78-78, 111-96

Fenerbahce - Baskonia |  Highlights of Round 27 |  Turkish Airlines Europa League 2023-24

Bayern – Red Star 74-66
Bayern recorded their 12th win of the season, with a brace over Red Star, with the 74-66 final meaning that as well as winning, the Germans also have the advantage in the event of a draw.

Great game from Devin Booker with 22 points followed by Serge Ibaka with 12 points.

Quarter-finals: 20-19, 32-27, 53-46, 74-66.

Bayern-Zvezda |  Highlights of Round 27 |  Turkish Airlines Europa League 2023-24

Round 27
Alba – Maccabi 71-106
Virtus – Valencia 87-74
Partizan – Impacts 100-90
Real Madrid – Panathinaikos 86-97

Friday 1/3
Fenerbahce – Baskonia 111-96
Zalgiris – Olympiacos 76-95
Vilerbane – Armani 81-77
Bayern – Red Star 74-66
Barcelona – Monaco 67-77

Real Madrid 22-5
Barcelona 18-9
Panathinaikos 17-10
Monaco 17-10
Virtus 17-10
Olympiacos 16-11
Fenerbahce 16-11
Baskonia 14-13
Maccabi 14-13
Valencia 13-14
Partisanship 13-14
Bayern 12-15
Armani Milano 11-16
Zalgiris 11-16
Anatolo of Ephesians 11-16
Red Star 10-17
Villerbane 6-21
Alba 5-22

Next round (28)

Thursday 7 March
Anatolo Efes – Bayern (19:30)
Monaco – Red Star (20:00)
Maccabi – Zalgiris (21:05)
Valencia – Barcelona (21:30)
Real Madrid – Fenerbahce (21:45)
Olympiacos – Virtus Bologna (22:00)

Friday 8 March
Panathinaikos – Velerbahn (21:15)
Baskonia – Alba (21:30)
Armani Milano – Partizan (21:30)

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