A free-throw each from Mario Kasun and Damir Mulaomerovic gave KK Zagreb their first ever Euroleague win by beating Zalgiris 80-78 in the Croatian capital.
Zagreb pile more misery on the Kaunas club as they drop to 1-4 in Group B, level with the Croatians.
Krunoslav Simon led KK Zagreb with 22 points with Josh Heytvelt grabbing a 17 point, 11 rebound double-double.
“We believed in this victory from the start and opened the game aggressively,” Simon said “In the end, our faith in victory really paid off. We deserved this victory.”
For Zalgiris, a lot of attention has now turned to the unpredictable owner Vladimir Romanov, as fans have already turned their backs on him following his bizarre decision to sack Ilias Zouros after their defeat to Euroleague favourites CSKA Moscow.
Fans have flooded Twitter with comments asking what will he do after his shock defeat to the supposed Euroleague whipping boys.
An all-ACB affair saw another surprise victory, this time for newly named Gescrap Bilbao, as they defeated Caja Laboral 89-84 away from home.
Despite another massive scoring night for Mirza Teletovic (26), Caja Laboral drop to 3-2 after losing their second straight Euroleague encounter, for Bilbao, they improve to 2-3.
With three minutes remaining, Caja Laboral took an 81-76 lead and looked comfortable, but the visitors went on a game-changing 11-0 run ignited by Alex Mumbru’s three-pointer and they never looked back.
CSKA Moscow kept their unbeaten run going with an impressive 77-66 win over Unicaja Malaga in the freezing Russian capital.
Despite a game-high 19 points from Milos Teodosic, it was Andrei Kirilenko who stole the show with figures of 17 points, nine rebounds, six steals and three blocks for CSKA as they move to 5-0.
Great Britain international Joel Freeland led Malaga with 14 points.
Elsewhere in the first game night of week five, there was a third straight win for Fenerbahce, as they saw-off the threat of Bennet Cantu, 85-83 in overtime.
Leading 73-70 with under a minute left, Cantu’s Nicolas Mazzarino drilled a clutch three in the corner to tie the game and send it to an extra period.
The Turks though, playing in the venue where the Final Four will be held iced the game from the free-throw line and held on to win. Omer Onan hitting 18 points off the bench for the victors.
Olympiacos secured their second win of the Euroleague season, comfortably beating SLUC Nancy 91-78 in Athens.
The Greeks held free-scoring Nicolas Batum to just nine points as they used a 27-16 third quarter as their platform to victory.
Vassilis Spanoulis led all scorers with 26 points for Olympiacos.