Fenerbahce extends winning streak to 10 games to maintain EuroLeague top four push

Fenerbahce continued its unstoppable run in the EuroLeague and extended its winning streak to 10 games, maintaining a top four push.

The Turks survived a late thriller against ALBA Berlin and protected their home court to win the game (89-85).

Even though the hosts earned a double-digit lead early in the second half, the Germans came back and cut the deficit to three, with 90 seconds to go (85-82).

A strong finish in crunch time, though, enabled Fenerbahce to seal the deal.

Fenerbahce improved to 15-10 in the EuroLeague standings and is now tied with Real Madrid and Bayern Munich for fourth in the standings.

On the contrary, ALBA lost its fourth straight and dropped to 8-17.

Kevin Pangos went for a EuroLeague career-high 25 points to lead Zenit Saint Petersburg past Crvena Zvezda (75-76).

In a late thriller that was decided in the final seconds, Pangos scored the game-winning three-pointer, with 27 seconds to go, and the Russians survived the Serbians.

The visitors now are at 14-9 and are still fighting to maintain their place within the EuroLeague playoff zone.

Meanwhile, Zvezda dropped to 7-17, remaining close to the bottom of the table.

ASVEL Villeurbanne has been unstoppable since mid-January and cruised to its fifth straight win in the EuroLeague.

The French led by 18 midway through the third quarter, but the Bavarians turned things around and tied the game (77-77).

Yet, ASVEL closed the game on a 10-2 run to claim the win and improve to 11-14 in the EuroLeague standings.

On the other hand, Bayern snapped a three-game EuroLeague winning streak and dropped to 15-10.

Valencia made another step towards the playoff zone in the EuroLeague, after dominating Real Madrid at home (89-78).

The hosts took over from the opening tip and led by 20 at halftime (55-35).

The “Whites” never recovered after that (71-52) and suffered their 10th loss this season in he EuroLeague.

Real has lost all five games against Spanish teams in the EuroLeague this season (0-5) and now is at 15-10.

On the contrary, Valencia improved to 13-12 and is just outside the playoff zone.

EuroLeague Basketball was forced to suspend the game between CSKA Moscow and Panathinaikos, as the “Greens” are dealing with multiple coronavirus cases.

The competition will reschedule the game to a later date.

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