Wade Baldwin FC Bayern Munich FC Barcelona
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

FC Barcelona suffered its third straight loss in the EuroLeague and fell to third in the standings after the end of Round 17.

This time, it was Bayern Munich that defeated the Catalans, earning the 90-77 win at home. The Bavarians came back from a double-digit deficit and cruised to the victory to improve to 11-6.

FC Barcelona, which played without its superstar Nikola Mirotic (out for personal reasons), dropped to 11-6, having won only three times in the last eight games.

In the other matches, Crvena Zvezda (6-11) endured the comeback of Panathinaikos (5-11) and protected its home court (74-71). Meanwhile, Fenerbahce (7-10) dominated ASVEL Villeurbanne (5-11) at home (81-59) to win its second consecutive game.

In Milano, CSKA Moscow (14-3) survived a late overtime thriller over Armani Milano (9-7) and defeated the Italians (87-91) to extend its winning streak to 12 games.