Mike James CSKA Moscow
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Mike James was unstoppable and set a new career high in the EuroLeague, leading CSKA Moscow past Khimki (87-96).

James flirted with the triple-double, with 36 points (10/14 shooting), nine rebounds, 10 assists and a PIR of 51, as the Muscovites won their eighth straight and improved to 10-3 in the EuroLeague standings. For its part, Khimki lost its fourth in a row and dropped to 2-11.

In the other matches, Zalgiris Kaunas (6-7) rallied past Panathinaikos (4-8) on the road (69-81) and Bayern Munich maintained a top four push (9-4), after defeating ASVEL Villeurbanne (3-9) at home (76-62).

Last but not least, Barcelona used a 27-10 run in the fourth quarter and dominated Armani Milano (7-5) at “Palau Blaugrana” (87-71) to remain on top (10-3).