In a late thriller in Milano, Armani edged Maccabi Tel-Aviv (92-88) and put an end to the Israelis’ six-game winning streak.
Thanks to this win, Armani improved to 7-2, whereas Maccabi dropped to 6-3.
In the other matches, ALBA Berlin rallied past Crvena Zvezda at home (93-80) and claimed its second victory in a row.
The Germans now have a 3-6 record, whereas the Serbians dropped to 2-7.
In France, Anadolu Efes put an end to ASVEL Villeurbanne’s perfect record at home (84-90) and climbed to the top of the standings.
The Turks improved to 7-2, whereas ASVEL now has a 5-4 record.
In Munich, Bayern outscored Olympiacos 30-19 in the final quarter and beat the “Reds” (85-82), who were in front by 12 early in the fourth quarter.
The Bavarians improved to 4-5, whereas the Greeks suffered their sixth loss in nine games (3-6).
In the final match of the night, Valencia edged Zenit Saint Petersburg at home (94-90), thanks to a 37-27 run in the fourth quarter.
The Spaniards claimed their third win in the league (3-6), whereas the Russians lost for the seventh time this season (2-7).
In the opening match of Round 9, Panathinaikos escaped from “Zalgirio Arena” with a big victory over Zalgiris Kaunas (85-86).
The Lithuanians came back from a double-digit deficit at the end of the third quarter (53-64), but came up short in the end and suffered their third straight loss (3-6).
Panathinaikos, on the other hand, improved to 5-4 in the standings.