Alec Peters Anadolu Efes Armani Milano
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In a tough battle in Milano, Anadolu Efes earned the 76-81 victory over Armani and remained on top of the standings.

Thanks to this win, Efes improved to 8-2, whereas Armani dropped to 7-3.

In Berlin, Olympiacos was unstoppable from the opening tip and decimated ALBA (80-99), recovering from the road loss to Bayern Munich on Tuesday (19/11).

The “Reds” returned to the winning rack and improved to 4-6, whereas ALBA saw its two-game winning streak come to an end and dropped to 3-7.

In a late thriller that was decided in the final seconds, Crvena Zvezda survived Zalgiris Kaunas (59-61) and snapped a three-game losing streak.

Lorenζo Brown made the game-winning two-pointer for the Serbians, with 13.4 seconds to go, while Marius Grigonis missed a pair of free throws to tie the game and force an overtime.

Both teams now have identical records (3-7).

Valencia came back from an early deficit in the first quarter (26-33) and prevailed over Khimki at home (89-84).

This was the third straight win for the Spaniards, who improved to 4-6. On the other hand, the Russians suffered their third loss in a row and dropped to 6-4.