Baskonia has taken part in all the editions and is the leading scorer in the history of the competition
Laboral Kutxa Baskonia will play on Friday at Olympiacos its 300th game on the top continental competition, Euroleague, created on 2000.
Behind FC Barcelona, Baskonia is the second team with most played games, ahead of historical teams such as Olympiacos (293), CSKA Moscow (287) or Maccabi (286).
The way through the European elite started the 18th of October 2000 on the Basketball Center Drazen Petrovic in Zagreb, Elmer Bennet was the mvp of the game with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. The player with the most games played in Euroleague wearing our colors is Sergi Vidal with 168 games. Pablo Prigioni with 145 and Luis Scola with 144 follow him.
The Vitorian team has bragging rights for being the all time leading scorer with a total of 24.164 points. Among all the players, Luis Scola 2054 points, Mirza Teletovic 1483 points and Tiago Splitter 1436 are remarkable for their scoring with Baskonia in Euroleague.
Apart from this, Baskonia is also notable in other aspects of the game. It’s the third best rebounder behind FC Barcelona and Olympiacos with 9779 boards. It’s also third in total assists with 4356 right after Maccabi and CSKA Moscow.
These figures show that Baskonia is living history of the Euroleague. They haven’t missed any edition of the top European competition since the new format was implemented in 2000.