EuroCup 17-18 Quarterfinals Previews

Darüşşafaka Spor Kulübü – KK Budućnost Voli Podgorica (Preview Article)

[…] nobody gave Budućnost great chances of making it to the EuroCup quarterfinals or even competing for the Adriatic League title. […] But coach Džikić really made an impression early and turned some heads this season.

Darüşşafaka is the more athletic team, the better defensive team, and the better offensive team. To top it off, it has a better coach.

FC Bayern Munich – UNICS Kazan (Preview Article)

Bayern Munich has had one goal from Day One of preseason, and that goal is to make it to EuroLeague

Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia – Zenit St Petersburg (Preview Article)

It may be a little bit surprising seeing Reggio Emilia in the quarterfinals, considering that they have lower budget than many other teams in the competition, but nobody can underestimate them because they have already won against teams that are competing at the highest level, shooting to win the competition’s trophy (UNICS Kazan and Bayern Munich).

Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar – Herbalife Gran Canaria (Preview Article)

I think their main strength as a roster, defensively – if there is a strength to this Gran Canaria defensively […] when it works it looks really good because they can get 2-3 steals in a row […].