Away game for home court advantage

16.03.2017
CSKA (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Basque Country capitol welcomes our team that plays just another Euroleague game in Vitoria tomorrow.

It will be another tough game for us, CSKA head coach Dimitris Itoudis said. Baskonia has proven that it has quality. They play well, especially at home. Everyone knows how the fans in Vitoria help their team. Still it is very important game for us. Despite the fact that weve already qualified for the playoffs we are chasing one of first four spots to secure home court advantage.

Important numbers


CSKA set a club scoring record in crushing Baskonia 112-84 in Round 9, on a special night for Milos Teodosic who had a career-high 34 points and dished 10 assists. He became first man ever in EuroLeague to score 30 or more points and dish 10 assists in a single game, while also reaching his 1,000th assist in his EuroLeague career in that game.

Teodosics performance index ranking of 43 in Round 9 against Baskonia was his career-best, and also matched second-best PIR in club history. David Andersen posted an index rating of 45 in 2005.

Nando De Colo has recorded a performance index rating in double figures in ten straight and 49 of his last 50 EuroLeague games, and he has scored in double figures in 10 straight and 21 of his last 22 games.

Nando De Colo ranks second in scoring this season with 20.2 points per game, and is also ranked second with an average performance index rating of 22.4.

De Colo is ranked first in EuroLeague history in free throw accuracy. He has made 93.12% of his free throws.

Milos Teodosic has hit at least 1 three-pointer in 16 of his last 17 EuroLeague games.

Milos Teodosic ranks third all-time in assists with 1,067. Vassilis Spanoulis of Olympiacos is in second place with 1,083 and counting. Milos Teodosic leads the EuroLeague this season with 7.3 assists per game.

Milos Teodosic is fourth on the all-time scoring charts with 2,637 points.

Victor Khryapa has 156 blocked shots in his EuroLeague career. He is fifth on the all-time list. Kyle Hines is sixth with 149 blocks. Stephane Lasme is ranked fourth with 160 career rejections.

Victor Khryapa is eighth on the all-time EuroLeague charts with 231 steals. Real Madrid forward Jonas Maciulis is seventh with 235 and counting.

James Augustine is the EuroLeague career leader among active, qualified players in shooting accuracy at 65.98%.

Vitaly Fridzon is 1 steal away from reaching the century mark for his EuroLeague career.

Andrey Vorontsevich needs 3 triples to reach 200 three-pointers for his EuroLeague career.

Aaron Jackson needs 3 rebounds to reach 300 for his EuroLeague career.

Jackson is 4 triples shy of reaching the century mark for his EuroLeague career.

Joel Freeland needs 3 offensive rebounds to reach the century mark for his EuroLeague career.

Past matchups


Wins-losses: 21-6

2001-02 Euroleague. Top 16: TAU Ceramica CSKA: 73-87 (+14)
2001-02 Euroleague. Top 16: CSKA TAU Ceramica: 73-90 (-17)
2003-04 Euroleague. Top 16: TAU Ceramica CSKA: 77-80 (+3)
2003-04 Euroleague. Top 16: CSKA TAU Ceramica: 84-82 (+2)
2004-05 Euroleague. Regular season: CSKA TAU Ceramica: 88-83 (+5)
2004-05 Euroleague. Regular season: TAU Ceramica CSKA: 81-85 (+4)
2004-05 Euroleague. Final Four. Semifinal: CSKA TAU Ceramica: 78-85 (-7)
2005-06 Euroleague. Top 16: CSKA TAU Ceramica: 82-76 (+6)
2005-06 Euroleague. Top 16: TAU Ceramica CSKA: 70-63 (-7)
2007-08 Euroleague. Regular season: TAU Ceramica CSKA: 76-85 (+9)
2007-08 Euroleague. Regular season: CSKA TAU Ceramica: 70-62 (+8)
2007-08 Euroleague. Final Four. Semifinal: TAU Ceramica CSKA: 79-83 (+4)
2009-10 Euroleague. Regular season: Caja Laboral CSKA: 67-71 (+4)
2009-10 Euroleague. Regular season: CSKA Caja Laboral: 84-83 (+1)
2009-10 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: CSKA Caja Laboral: 86-63 (+23)
2009-10 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: CSKA Caja Laboral: 83-63 (+20)
2009-10 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: Caja Laboral CSKA: 66-53 (-13)
2009-10 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: Caja Laboral CSKA: 70-74 (+4)
2012-13 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: CSKA Caja Laboral: 89-78 (+11)
2012-13 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: CSKA Caja Laboral: 90-68 (+22)
2012-13 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: Caja Laboral CSKA: 93-72 (-21)
2012-13 Euroleague. Quarterfinals: Caja Laboral CSKA: 85-94 (+9)
2014-15 Euroleague. Top 16: CSKA Laboral Kutxa: 99-90 (+9)
2014-15 Euroleague. Top 16: Laboral Kutxa CSKA: 74-81 (+7)
2015-16 Euroleague. Top 16: Laboral Kutxa CSKA: 81-71 (-10)
2015-16 Euroleague. Top 16: CSKA Laboral Kutxa: 90-78 (+12)
2016-17 Euroleague. Regular Season: CSKA Baskonia: 112-84 (+28)

Short dossier


Baskonia Vitoria, Spain
Founded: 1959
Colors: red, dark blue, white
Home arena: Fernando Buesa Arena (15,504)
President: Jose Antonio Querejeta
Head coach: Alfonso Sito Alonso
Website: www.baskonia.com
Trophy case: 2-time Spanish champion (2002, 08); 5-time Copa del Rey winner (1995, 99, 2002, 04, 06); 4-time Spanish SuperCup winner (2005, 06, 07, 08); Saporta Cup winner (1996)

Photos
Dimitris 	Itoudis (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Mikhail Kulagin (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Kyle Hines (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Nando De Colo (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
CSKA (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Cory Higgins (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)