Real Madrid kicked off their Euroleague double-header with a rampant win, their eleventh win in the competition. They thrashed Panathinaikos to keep up with Fenerbahçe, who are first with one more win. They will play them on the final day of the year. The Whites started the game with a great first 17 minutes, where they got a 20-point lead and they ground down their rivals well into the second half. Ayón got 21 and led six players in double PIR digits, with Causeur the top scorer with 14 points. In just 48 hours-time they face Bayern.