Turkish Airlines Euroleague
December 07, 2013
PHASE PAGES, Regular Season 2006-07
Regular Season, Game 1
The 2006-07 ULEB got under way with only three road wins in Week 1. Tariq Kirksay scored 20 points to pace SLUC Nancy to a 49-83 victory at Brose Baskets. In Group B, BK Venstpils defeated Besiktas Cola Turka 65-76 and in Group D, Crvena Zvezda got an important win on POAK’s home court behind Milan Gurovic’s 34 points. Meanwhile EiffelTowers recorded one of the biggest upsets in ULEB Cup history, downing Real Madrid 84-77 thanks to Travis Young’s 25 points.
Regular Season, Game 2
A high-scoring overtime thriller highlighted Week 2 as Lietuvos Rytas outlasted SLUC Nancy 101-107 in Group A. Seven L. Rytas hit from downtown led by Robert Stelmahers with 6 three-pointers and 18 points as the former champs shot 14 for 26 from downtown. Two road winners sit atop Group B as Strasbourg beat Anwil Wloclawek 76-85 and FMP downed Ventspils 69-78. Real Madrid rebounded from a Week 1 loss to stomp PAOK 69-45.
Regular Season, Game 3
Crvena Zvezda rocked Real Madrid 100-81 to stay perfect in Group D as league-leading scorer Milan Gurovic tallied 35 points. In Group B, Strasbourg is 3-0 after beating Ventspils 72-68. SLUC Nancy made history by defeating Gran Canaria 55-75 for the first time in 13 ULEB Cup games on the latter’s home court. Group C features a three-way tie at 2-1 between Lukoil Academic, Alba Berlin and Montepaschi Siena after Montepaschi beat Khimki on the road 102-104 in overtime on Rimas Kaukenas’s game-winning jumper.
Regular Season, Game 4
Crvena Zvezda was the only undefeated team through four games after beating Dexia Mons on the road 70-81 behind Milan Gurovic’s 24 points. Montepaschi Siena downed Lukoil Academic 77-63 to claim sole possession of first place in Group C at 3-1. SLUC Nancy and Lietuvos Rytas are atop Group A after respective home wins over AEK Athens and Gran Canaria, and BC FMP and Strasbourg are also for first in Group B at 3-1 after the former beat the later 79-78.
Regular Season, Game 5
Halfway through the regular season and three of the four groups have a clear leader. Milan Gurovic poured in 34 points to help Crvena Zvezda overcome a 10-point halftime deficit against EiffelTowers and remain perfect in Group D at 5-0. Lietuvos Rytas claimed exclusive control of Group A beating AEK Athens on the road 76-102, getting 68 points off the bench. Montepaschi Siena stayed in first at 4-1 in Group C downing Oostende 69-82, while Strasbourg and BC FMP kept pace with one another in Group B each improving to 4-1.
Regular Season, Game 6
PAOK improved to second place in Group D at 4-2 after dealing Crvena Zvezda its first defeat of the season, 81-85, with Jason Parker’s 23 points leading the way. In Group C, Montepaschi edged Alba Berlin on the road 71-73 to stay in first place with the 4-2 Lukoil Academic nipping at the leaders after beating Oostende 60-67. BC FMP got 22 points from Branko Cvetkovic to down Anwil Wloclawek 78-85 and remain atop Group B. And in Group A Hemofarm pulled into a three-way tie for first place after beating Lietuvos Rytas 76-69.
Regular Season, Game 7
The playoff plot thickened as Week 7 saw Unics Karan claim first place in Group D at 5-2 by downing Crvena Zvezda 94-72. Lietuvos Rytas beat SLUC Nancy 80-74 to grab sole possession of Group A. The leaders of Groups B and C both fell but managed to cling to first place despite the loss. In Group C, Hapoel Migdal downed the first place Montepaschi Siena for the second time this season 85-91 while BK Venstpils prevailed in overtime 96-100 over Group B forerunner BC FMP behind Dusan Jelic’s 25 points.
Regular Season, Game 8
The floodgates opened Tuesday to let 11 teams into the elimination rounds! Ten advanced with victories. From Group A, Lietuvos Rytas, Hemofarm and and SLUC Nancy all booked tickets with wins. The victorious BC FMP, Ventspils and Snaidero Udine advanced from Group B. Montepaschi Siena qualified from Group C after downing Khimki 74-66. In Group D, Unics Kazan and PAOK advanced, while Real Madrid destroyed Crvena Zvezda 84-58 as both winner and loser moved on.
Regular Season, Game 9
Week 9 produced two group champs, two more elimination rounds qualifiers, and a pair of logjams for first and second place. BC FMP was crowned the winner of Group B after defeating Besiktas Cola Turka 94-87 while Montepaschi won Group C after holding off Khimki 74-66. In Group A, Gran Canaria advanced to the elimination rounds beating Lietuvos Rytas 72-67 behind Dan McClintock’s 24 points. Despite losing 87-60 to Ventspils, Strasbourg also went through from Group B.
Regular Season, Game 10
The regular season ended with three new qualifiers, two group winners and a scoring record. The qualifiers, all from Group C, were: Khimki, Hapoel and Alba, joining first-place Montepaschi. Group D's three-way first-place tie saw Real Madrid, Unics, Crvena Zvezda finish in that order due to point differences. And in Group A, Lietuvos Rytas, thanks to perfect-shooting Matt Nielsen, took first over Nancy. The record breaker was Milan Gurovic of Crvena Zvezda, whose 270 total points and 27-point average were the most ever in a ULEB Cup regular season.