The Vitorians, placed on Group B of the top European competition, have known this morning their rivals.
For another season Laboral Kutxa Baskonia and its fans will keep on enjoying the top European competition in the Buesa Arena. The best teams of the old continent will return to the Buesa Arena in order to face the Vitorian team in a thrilling competition.
Laboral Kutxa Baskonia has known this morning its rivals in the draw that has been held in Barcelona and will host old acquaintances at the Buesa Arena. A demanding group with many familiar faces for the fans to enjoy another season of the best basketball in our home court.
Laboral Kutxa has been placed in the group B and will face Olympiacos, Anadolu Efes, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, Cedevita Zagreb and Limoges. Out of the 6 teams of the group, 4 will advance to the next round, the Top 16.
A regular guest at the Buesa Arena since lots of seasons ago. The Greek giant will return to Gasteiz once again. Last year four clashes took place with a clear draw as a result, with two victories and two losses for each one. Spanoulis and his teammates will try to repeat the great performance of the last years and get to the Final Four once again.
Anadolu Efes Istanbul
The fate wanted that Laboral Kutxa Baskonia and Anadolu Efes opened the Top 16 last season with a clash at the Buesa Arena. It ended in a defeat for Baskonia, but the Vitorians were able to snatch the victory in Turkey, one of the toughest courts of the European scene against one of the teams called to be up on the competition, a team that once again is formed by stars.
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Another team that faced Baskonia last year. The Italians will be coached by Jasmin Repesa, an expert on the European competition and the Endesa League. EA7 Milan is one of the strongest squads and will try to reach as high as possible.
After being a finalist in the Adriatic League, they will play again the Euroleague with B License.
Tough opponent who has signed a great year by winning the French League and enters through the main door of the top European competition.