EuroLeague Round 1
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EuroLeague will officially tip off on Thursday night, September 30, and the competition has released the injury report for Round 1.

The majority of the teams has one or more players unavailable for the opening round of the EuroLeague. Bayern Munich could be without eight players vs Maccabi Tel-Aviv.

ALBA Berlin

Kresimir Nikic, Christ Koumadje and Johannes Thiemann did not play in the German League this weekend. Their status is uncertain.

AX Armani Exchange Milan

Troy Daniels is out due to a hamstring injury. His status will be re-evaluated in early October.

Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz

Rokas Giedraitis and Alec Peters did not play in the Spanish League this weekend and are questionable against Olympiacos.

Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade

Aaron White is our for at least three more weeks due to a broken forearm. Zvezda was without Dejan Davidovac, Ognjen Dobric and Branko Lazic in its Adriatic League season opener last weekend.

CSKA Moscow

Vladimir Ivlev and Alexander Khomenko are not travelling to Milan this week.

FC Barcelona

Alex Abrines is sidelined long-term due to a knee injury.

FC Bayern Munich

Paul Zipser is still sidelined after after suffering a brain hemorrhage last season. He is back with the team, however.

Seven other Bayern players – Nihad Djedovic, Vladimir Lucic, Andreas Obst, Leon Radosevic, Othello Hunter, Corey Walden and Gavin Schilling – missed their team’s German League game.

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul

Danilo Barthel is questionable. Marko Guduric has started to practice with the team.

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne

Paul Lacombe (finger) and Raymar Morgan (back) are currently unavailable. Elie Okobo is questionable due to a foot problem.

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv

Maccabi center Ante Zizic is set to be sidelined for two months due to a hamstring injury. The Israeli powerhouse signed Mathias Lessort to a short-term deal.

Real Madrid

Trey Thompkins and Anthony Randolph are injured and not registered in the 2021-22 EuroLeague. Alberto Abalde has been out for three weeks due to a leg injury.

Zalgiris Kaunas

Paulius Jankunas will not play in Round 1 because of a calf injury.

Zenit St Petersburg

Shabazz Napier is out indefinitely due to an ankle injury. Conner Frankamp is questionable. He left his team’s VTB League game with a foot problem but returned to practice. Dmitry Kulagin is also sidelined.

Here are the nine games of EuroLeague Round 1:

AS Monaco vs. Panathinaikos OPAP Athens

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv vs. FC Bayern Munich

AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. CSKA Moscow

Real Madrid vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul

UNICS Kazan vs. Zenit St Petersburg

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul vs. Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. Zalgiris Kaunas

Olympiacos Piraeus vs. Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz

FC Barcelona vs. ALBA Berlin