Defense is king in Euroleague round 25

Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 80-91 AS Monaco

Monaco rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat Crvena Zvezda 80-91 in the Serbian capital. It was Monaco’s fifth consecutive win on the road. Donatas Motiejunas led the winners with 20 points, and Dwayne Bacon added 17.

FC Bayern Munich 70-52 Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv

Bayern held Maccabi to a club-record low in scoring in a 70-52 victory at Audi Dome. Corey Walden scored 13 to lead a balanced Bayern attack that featured six players with at least 7 points as the hosts won for the fourth time in five games and ended Maccabi’s three-game winning streak.

AX Armani Exchange Milan 60-71 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul

Fenerbahce claimed its fourth consecutive win with an outstanding defensive effort to defeat Milan 60-71 at Mediolanum Forum. Marko Guduric led Fenerbahce with 17 points, six assists, and three steals as the Yellow Canaries halted Milan’s winning streak at five.

Fenerbahce defense too much for Milan

FC Barcelona 86-60 Panathinaikos OPAP Athens

Barcelona did not find much trouble to beat Panathinaikos 86-60 at Palau Blaugrana in a battle between former continental champions. Nigel Hayes-Davis led the winners with 14 points, and Dante Exum added 12. While Barca won its third in a row to improve to 18-5, the Greens dropped to 5-16.

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