A game with high stakes takes place in the 28th round of action in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball with two teams not only looking to break the tie between them, but also aiming for the 4th place of the league table (and the home court advantage in the playoffs) when Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz (16-11) are hosting Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens (16-11).
Two teams from different conferences but with the same goal which is the 8th and final playoff seed are clashing tonight, when the Portland Trail Blazers (32-37), who are pushing hard and have climbed to the 9th place of the West, are hosting the Milwaukee Bucks (34-35), who have climbed 7th in the East, but are only half a game behind the 9th Heat.
The two best defenses of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball are clashing in the 27th round of action, as Crvena Zvezda Mts Belgrade (15-11) are hosting Olympiakos Pireaus (18-8) at the Kombank Arena of Belgrade, Serbia, with both teams already inside the top-8 and looking for a better placement.
Two teams in completely opposite situations face each other in the 27th round of Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball when the already-eliminated Brose Bamberg (9-17) are hosting Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz (15-11), who are looking to maintain their position inside the playoff spots.
The league leaders Golden State Warriors (55-14) return to the Chesapeake Energy Arena, as they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (40-29), in what should have been Kevin Durant’s second game against his former team’s home crowd. He will miss this game due to injury so the Thunder are more likely to get some payback for the two losses they suffered to the Warriors this season.
Two of the competitors for the 8th and final playoff spot are clashing tonight in the 27th round of Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball, as Zalgiris Kaunas (12-14) are hosting Anadolu Efes Istanbul (14-12) at the Zalgirio Arena of Kaunas, Lithuania.
Two Eastern Conference playoff teams looking to maintain or even improve their position in the standings are clashing tonight, as the Toronto Raptors (40-29) are hosting the Indiana Pacers (35-33) at the Air Canada Center of Toronto, ON.
A derby between top-3 teams takes place tonight at the Santiago Martin Arena in the 25th week of action in the Spanish Basketball League (ACB or Liga Endesa), as the league leaders of Iberostar Tenerife (18-5) are hosting Valencia Basket Club (16-6).