Shane Larkin, Anadolu Efes remain on top of the EuroLeague

Shane Larkin made another stellar performance in the EuroLeague and led Anadolu Efes past Barcelona (82-86).

Larkin posted a game-high 26 points, five rebounds, five assists and a PIR of 35. The American guard helped his team remain on top of the standings (15-3).

On the other hand, the “Blaugrana” dropped to third, with a 13-5 record.

Mike James explodes with 27 points vs Bayern Munich

Mike James was unstoppable and made the difference for CSKA Moscow in the victory over Bayern Munich (77-84).

The versatile guard finished the game with 27 points (8/23 shooting), five rebounds, seven assists and a PIR of 32.

James was the main reason why the Muscovites returned to the winning track in the EuroLeague. The Muscovites, who now are at 12-6, had lost to Panathinaikos last week.

On the other hand, the Bavarians dropped to 6-12.

Khimki superstar Alexey Shved goes for 30 points in stunning loss to Zenit

Alexey Shved was the top scorer of Khimki, yet he could not help his team avoid a stunning loss at home to Zenit Saint Petersburg (81-83).

Shved finished the match with 30 points (8/17 shooting), five rebounds, six assists and a PIR of 31.

Khimki, though, could not find a way to beat their Russian rivals and suffered a painful home defeat.

This was the third straight loss in the EuroLeague for Shved and his teammates; they dropped to 8-10.

On the other hand, Zenit improved to 5-13.

Giorgos Printezis helps Olympiacos sweep season series vs Valencia

Giorgos Printezis was tremendous on both ends and led Olympiacos to a crucial road victory over Valencia (91-93).

The Greek power forward scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the “Reds”, who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Olympiacos now is at 7-11 and maintained a playoff push in the EuroLeague.

On the other hand, Valencia saw its six-game winning streak at home come to an end. The Spaniards now have an 8-10 record in the EuroLeague.

In France, Kevin Punter made the three-pointer at the buzzer and Crvena Zvezda stunned ASVEL Villeurbanne (80-83).

The Serbians, who came back from a 21-point deficit, now are at 9-9 in the EuroLeague. On the other hand, the French have an 8-10 record.

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