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Re: Euroleague 2016-17
« Reply #45 on: February 11, 2017, 07:17:12 AM »

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What do think about the new format ?

Re: Euroleague 2016-17
« Reply #46 on: February 11, 2017, 07:25:18 AM »

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What do think about the new format ?

I like it.

You get more games of the top teams against each other during the regular season.

The elimination of groups also reduces the importance of luck.

Re: Euroleague 2016-17
« Reply #47 on: February 13, 2017, 10:35:58 AM »

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Standings at the end of Round 22. All teams have 22 games. There still are eight rounds.



Note that after the first playoff round (best of five), you have the Final Four in Istanbul. So, although it is good to finish in the first four to have home court advantage, the difference between finishing first and fourth is not as big as in the NBA.

Panathinaikos is  competing with Fenerbahce for the 4th seed.  Darussafaka is trying to get to the 8th seed - not that getting a bit higher and avoiding Real and CSKA in the playoffs would hurt.

After losing to Galatasaray on February 10, Barcelona is in big trouble.

Below are the games of round 23:



Real-Darussafaka is the most interesting IMO: you have Zizic and Doncic, good rosters, and both teams having an incentive.

Anadolu Efes- Baskonia is another good one, mainly because these two are very close on the standings.