April 5, 2021 11:00 AM
Review of 33rd round games
Euroleague is a European basketball tournament among professional men’s clubs from countries members of FIBA Europe.
Shane Larkin scored 28 of his 30 points after halftime and Anadolu Efes Istanbul held off several late TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz rallied to claim a 101-111 overtime victory at Buesa Arena.
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens rallied from 20 points down to knock off AX Armani Exchange Milan 86-83 in overtime at home and toughen Milan’s fight for home-court advantage in the playoffs.
FC Bayern Munich made history by claiming a spot in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs for the first time by edging Zalgiris Kaunas 71-70 at Audi Dome.
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade finished its home campaign on a high with a 76-64 comeback victory over Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv.
CSKA Moscow secured homecourt advantage in the playoffs with a commanding 97-72 local derby home win over Khimki Moscow Region.
Zenit St Petersburg strengthened its playoff chances by running away from LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne to an 87-53 home win.
Valencia Basket escaped from the Mercedes-Benz Arena with a hard-fought 86-90 victory over ALBA Berlin.
FC Barcelona locked up first place with a hard-fought 73-82 victory at Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul.
Real Madrid never trailed as it used the last home game of the regular season to improve its playoff chances and down already-eliminated Olympiacos Piraeus 72-63.