Valencia snaps nine-game EuroLeague losing streak vs Olympiacos

Valencia rallied past Olympiacos in Piraeus (85-96) and put an end to a nine-game EuroLeague losing streak against the “Reds”.

This was the first win for Valencia over Olympiacos in the EuroLeague since November 2003.

The Spaniards took over from the opening tip and never looked back. They led by as many as 17 points (54-71) and endured the comeback of Olympiacos to seal the deal.

Valencia remained close to the top, with a 9-5 record, whereas Olympiacos dropped to 7-6 in the EuroLeague standings.

ASVEL Villeurbanne survived a late thriller over Maccabi Tel-Aviv at home (84-81) and snapped a three-game losing streak in the EuroLeague.

The Israelis had the chance to tie the game and force an overtime, yet Scottie Wilbekin missed the three-pointer at the buzzer.

The French, who set a new club record with 33 made two-pointers (33-49), improved to 4-9 in the EuroLeague, whereas Maccabi now is at 5-9.

Zenit Saint Petersburg put an end to a three-game losing streak in the EuroLeague, thanks to its 79-75 home win over Bayern Munich.

The Russians came back from a 13-point deficit early in the third quarter (39-52) and claimed their first win at home since Round 2.

Zenit climbed to 8-4 and is one win behind the Bavarians, who dropped to 9-5 on the EuroLeague table.

Barcelona dominated Khimki at home (87-74) and remained on top of the EuroLeague.

The Catalans led from start to finish and cruised to the victory, which was their sixth in a row over the Russians at home.

Barcelona improved to 11-3 in the EuroLeague standings and is tied with CSKA Moscow on top of the table.

On the other hand, Khimki now is on a six-game losing streak and stayed at the bottom of the EuroLeague with a 2-12 record.

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