Armani Milano, Maccabi Tel-Aviv unstoppable for another week – EuroLeague Roundup

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Armani Milano and Maccabi Tel-Aviv extended their winning streak to six and five games, respectively, remaining on top of the EuroLeague.

The Italians defeated Baskonia at home (81-74), thanks to a 17-0 run in the fourth quarter that helped them earn a double-digit lead (73-55) and earn the victory.

Armani improved to 6-1, whereas the Basques dropped to 3-4.

For their part, the Israelis were tremendous offensively and dominated ALBA Berlin at home (104-78).

A 12-0 run in the second quarter was enough for the hosts to take a double-digit lead at halftime (52-37) and cruise to the win.

Maccabi improved to 5-2, whereas ALBA dropped to 1-6, suffering their sixth straight loss.

In Belgrade, Real Madrid made a monstrous 8-26 run in the fourth quarter and rallied past Crvena Zvezda (60-75).

It was a close game for three quarters (9-12, 27-33, 52-49), yet the “Whites” exploded in the final 10 minutes and decimated the Serbians.

Real improved to 4-3, whereas Zvezda dropped to 2-5.

An 11-32 run in the second quarter was enough for Anadolu Efes to decimate Olympiacos in Piraeus (67-86).

The Turks closed the first half in front by 18 (35-53) and never looked back, as the “Reds” did not turn things around after that.

Anadolu Efes improved to 5-2, whereas Olympiacos dropped to 2-5.

In the opening game of Round 7, Khimki used a 5-18 run between the third and the fourth quarter to earn a double-digit lead and rally past Zenit in Saint Petersburg (73-87).

Khimki improved to 5-2, whereas Zenit dropped to 2-5.