The downfall of Olympiacos continues in the EuroLeague, after the “Reds” suffered their sixth straight defeat for the first time in 16 years.
Olympiacos attempted to make another epic comeback against CSKA Moscow, but came up short in the end.
The Greeks trailed by 25 (26-51) early in the third quarter and by 16 early in the fourth (49-65).
However, they turned things around and went on a 25-10 run to cut the deficit to one.
Yet, Giorgos Printezis missed the game-winning attempt at the buzzer and the Muscovites survived the late thriller (74-75).
CSKA improved to 17-8 in the EuroLeague standings, whereas Olympiacos dropped to 11-15.
Valencia extended its winning streak in the EuroLeague to three games, after dominating Zenit Saint Petersburg (62-91).
The Spaniards were unstoppable and outscored the Russians 19-47 in the last 17 minutes of the game.
This was the largest road win for Valencia in the EuroLeague, with the visitors being at 14-12.
Meanwhile, Zenit dropped to 15-10, but remained within the playoff zone.
Bayern Munich stood tall in the fourth quarter and edged Maccabi Tel-Aviv at home (72-70).
The Bavarians came back from a nine-point deficit (39-48) and managed to return to the winning track in the EuroLeague.
Bayern now is at 16-10 on the table. On the other hand, Maccabi dropped to 10-14, missing another chance to maintain a EuroLeague playoff push.
Armani Milano rallied past Khimki at home (84-74) and protected its place within the top four in the EuroLeague.
The Italians led by 13 at halftime (56-43) and extended their lead to 22 to seal the deal.
Armani improved to 17-9, whereas Khimki dropped to 2-23, losing its 17th straight game in the EuroLeague.
Real Madrid snapped a two-game losing streak in the EuroLeague, thanks to its 70-58 win over Zalgiris Kaunas.
The “Whites” relied on their defense and swept the season series with the Lithuanians.
Real now is at 16-10. On the contrary, Zalgiris lost its third straight game in the EuroLeague and dropped to 13-12.