Will Clyburn leads CSKA Moscow past Panathinaikos; reaches EuroLeague milestone

Will Clyburn had a historic night in the EuroLeague and helped CSKA Moscow rally past fellow powerhouse Panathinaikos in Athens (83-89).

The star of the Muscovites posted 15 points and reached the 1,500-point milestone in the EuroLeague.

The Russians led from start to finish and endured the comeback of the “Greens” to seal the deal.

Aside from Clyburn, Darrun Hilliard had 14 for the winners. Nemanja Nedovic, on the other hand, was the best player of Panathinaikos with 19 points.

CSKA Moscow improved to 4-3 in the EuroLeague standings. Panathinaikos dropped to 2-3.

Fenerbahce rallied past Khimki at home (83-71) and earned its second straight victory in the EuroLeague.

The Turks were in front for the majority of the night and claimed the win. The Russians attempted to turn things around multiple times, but came up short.

DyShawn Pierre and Jarell Eddie posted 16 points apiece for the winners. Jordan Mickey had 19 for Khimki.

Fenerbahce climbed higher in the EuroLeague standings and improved to 4-3. For its part, Khimki is at 1-6.

Real Madrid came back from an 11-point deficit in the third quarter and edged Zalgiris Kaunas at the “Zalgirio Arena” (90-93).

The “Whites” earned a hard-fought victory and extended their winning streak to two games.

Walter Tavares (22 points, 12 rebounds) and Facundo Campazzo (19 and 10 assists) made impressive double doubles for the winners. Thomas Walkup contributed a team-high 18 for the Lithuanians.

Real is starting to recover from its poor start to the EuroLeague season and now has a 3-4 record.

On the contrary, Zalgiris Kaunas failed to remain on top of the EuroLeague table and dropped to 5-2.

Bayern Munich returned to the winning track after dominating Crvena Zvezda at home (74-59).

The Bavarians relied on the their excellent defense and conceded just 59 points to cruise to an easy victory.

Wade Baldwin once again paced the hosts with 15 points, whereas Johnny O’Bryant had 17 for the Serbians.

Bayern Munich won for the fifth time in the last six games and now is at 5-2. For Crvena Zvezda, this was the third straight road loss (0-3) and fourth overall (2-4).

Valencia maintained its momentum and defeated Armani Milano in a late thriller at La Fonteta (86-81).

The game was decided in the final minute. The Italians came back from a nine-point deficit early in the contest (32-23) and tied the contest (76-76). The hosts, though, closed the game on a 10-5 run and sealed the deal.

Sam Van Rossom led the winners with 21 points. Shavon Shields was the top scorer of the visitors with 17.

This win lifted Valencia to 4-2, whereas Armani dropped to 3-2.

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