Three games complete Euroleague Round 31

Zalgiris Kaunas 68-72 LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne

ASVEL snapped an eight-game losing streak by topping Zalgiris 68-72 on the road. Elie Okobo led the winners with 21 points, including three clutch threes in the fourth quarter, and teenager Victor Wembanyama posted 14 points and five blocks. Edgaras Ulanovas paced Zalgiris with 15 points, and Arturas Milaknis added 11 in defeat. ASVEL improved to 8-17 in the standings while Zalgiris dropped to 7-19.

Bitci Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 77-62 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul

Baskonia boosted its playoff challenge by overcoming direct rival Fenerbahce 77-62 at Fernando Buesa Arena. The first half went back and forth with several lead changes before a 0-9 run gave Fenerbahce a 32-40 halftime lead. Baskonia roared back after the break to go ahead and produced a thrilling fourth quarter to race away with the victory. Wade Baldwin led the winners with a great all-around game of 24 points, six rebounds, six assists, and two steals, while Jan Vesely paced Fenerbahce with 15 points and nine rebounds in his return from injury. Baskonia improved to 11-15, while Fenerbahce dropped to 9-14.

AS Monaco 92-72 Olympiacos Piraeus

Monaco used a huge second quarter to pull away and beat visiting Olympiacos 92-72. With the win, Monaco improved to 12-13 on the season, while playoff-bound Olympiacos dropped to 17-9. Monaco used runs of 10 and 11 unanswered points in the second quarter during a 24-4 spurt that opened a 19-point lead, and Monaco never looked back. Mike James led the winners with 25 points on 5-for-7 three-point shooting, and Dwayne Bacon added 15 points. Moustapha Fall and Sasha Vezenkov had 18 points apiece for the visitors.

Euroleague round 31

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