Euroleague round 24 began with six Tuesday clashes, of which four ended in road wins.
Fenerbahce Istanbul 85-76 ASVEL Villeurbanne
Fenerbahce’s fourth-quarter surge at home finally turned ASVEL away for an 85-76 decision that kept it undefeated in 2022. ASVEL was within 67-66 early in the fourth quarter, but Marko Guduric and Devin Booker had 4 points each in a 9-2 run that put Fenerbahce in charge for good. Booker and Dyshawn Pierre led the winners with 16 points while Guduric added 15. Elie Okobo paced ASVEL with 23 points.
Crvena Zvezda Belgrade 57-63 AX Armani Exchange Milan
Milan extended its winning streak to five games as it survived a defensive battle from Crvena Zvezda 57-63 on the road. Milan shrugged off a nightmare first quarter but proved to have more offensive weapons in grabbing its seventh win in the last eight games. Malcolm Delaney poured in 18 points to lead Milan, while Ben Bentil scored 12 points with nine rebounds.
Zalgiris Kaunas 78-94 Maccabi Tel Aviv
James Nunnally had a career night with 32 points, and Maccabi netted 14 triples, dominating the second half en route to its third consecutive win, 78-94, over Zalgiris Kaunas on Tuesday night at Zalgirio Arena. The teams traded blows until midway through the third quarter when James Nunnally and Scottie Wilbekin started building Maccabi’s margin, which it never relinquished.
Panathinaikos Athens 83-91 AS Monaco
Monaco won its fourth consecutive road game, 83-91, over Panathinaikos on Tuesday night at OAKA. Paris Lee and Mike James led a 0-13 fourth-quarter run that turned the game upside down after the Greens rallied to take the lead. James finished with a game-high 29 points against his former team.
Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 82-90 Zenit St Petersburg
Zenit grabbed its fourth consecutive road win with a come-from-behind 82-90 victory over Baskonia on Tuesday night at Buesa Arena. Billy Baron and Jordan Loyd combined for 47 points for the visitors, who outscored Baskonia by 10 in the fourth quarter to earn the win.
FC Barcelona 71-66 FC Bayern Munich
Kyle Kuric and Dante Exum hit three-pointers in a late 15-2 late run as Barcelona held off Bayern 71-66. Kuric led the way with 20 points, and Nikola Mirotic chipped in 13 points in the victory. The victory was Barca’s third win in the last four games to improve to 18-5.
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