Basketball: Round 8 in Euroleague Top 16 starts Thursday

Fenerbahce Ulker host Greek team Olympiacos, Anadolu Efes play against unbeaten leaders of Group E Barcelona, and Galatasaray Liv Hospital play away to Israel's Maccabi Electra

Fenerbahce Ulker host Greek team Olympiacos, Anadolu Efes play against unbeaten leaders of Group E Barcelona, and Galatasaray Liv Hospital play away to Israel's Maccabi Electra

ANKARA - Round 8 in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 starts on Thursday. Anadolu Efes play against unbeaten leaders of Group E, Barcelona at Abdi Ipekci Arena. The game in Istanbul tips off at 20:00 local time in Turkey.

On Thursday another Turkish team, Galatasaray Liv Hospital play away to Israel's Maccabi Electra, the game in Tel-Aviv tips off at 21:45 local time in Turkey.

Fenerbahce Ulker will host the last two years' champions in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Olympiacos at Ulker Sports Arena on Friday. The clash in Istanbul tips off at 20:00 local time in Turkey.

The fixtures of Round 8 in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 is as follows:

Group E

February 27, 2014 Anadolu Efes vs Barcelona at 19:00 CET

February 27, 2014 Laboral Kutxa vs Unicaja Malaga at 20:45 CET

February 27, 2014 Emporio Armani Milan vs Panathinaikos at 20:45 CET

February 28, 2014 Fenerbahce Ulker vs Olympiacos at 19:00 CET

Group F

February 27, 2014 Maccabi Electra vs Galatasaray Liv Hospital at 20:45 CET

February 28, 2014 CSKA Moscow vs Lokomotiv Kuban at 17:00 CET

February 28, 2014 Bayern Munich vs Zalgiris Kaunas at 20:15 CET

February 28, 2014 Real Madrid vs Partizan NIS Belgrade at 20:45 CET

Before Round 8 in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, standings in both groups are as follows:

Group E

Teams P W L
Barcelona 7 7 0
Emporio Armani Milan 7 4 3
Olympiacos 7 4 3
Panathinaikos 7 4 3
Fenerbahce Ulker 7 3 4
Unicaja Malaga 7 3 4
Anadolu Efes 7 2 5
Laboral Kutxa 7 1 6

Group F

Teams P W L
CSKA Moscow 7 6 1
Real Madrid 7 6 1
Maccabi Electra 7 5 2
Galatasaray Liv Hospital 7 3 4
Lokomotiv Kuban 7 3 4
Bayern Munich 7 3 4
Partizan NIS Belgrade 7 1 6
Zalgiris Kaunas 7 1 6

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