EuroLeague’s Free Throw list: CSKA takes its chances

2018-12-16T13:22:39+00:00 2018-12-16T13:24:30+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

16/Dec/18 13:22

Eurohoops.net

EuroLeague players are averaging 75.9% from the free throw line this year, but four teams in particular are over 80% during the Regular Season’s first 12 rounds.

By John Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net

Twelve EuroLeague Regular Season Rounds are already in the books. A total of 96 games have been played, in which 3,472 free throws have been attempted, about 36 per game. The players sank 2,634 of them resulting in a 75.9% succession rate from the charity stripe.

Zalgiris Kaunas is the club with the most free throws made, 221. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan follows in second place, Real Madrid, Herbalife Gran Canaria and CSKA Moscow round up the Top 5. Buducnost VOLI Podgorica is at the bottom end.

Team Free Throws Made
1. Zalgiris Kaunas 221
2. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 198
3. Real Madrid 192
4. Herbalife Gran Canaria 189
5. CSKA Moscow 189
6. Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 180
7. FC Barcelona Lassa 176
7. Fenerbahce Istanbul 176
9. Olympiacos Piraeus 159
10. KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 158
11. Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 157
12. Khimki Moscow Region 148
13. FC Bayern Munich 144
14. Anadolu Efes Istanbul 134
15. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 110
16. Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 103

Percentage-wise the list is significantly different. CSKA has won ten of its first twelve games having an impressive 82.89% from the line. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv sits at last place with 67.48%. The Israelis have missed 53 of their 163 attempts.

Team Free Throw Percentage
1. CSKA Moscow 82.9
2. Anadolu Efes Istanbul 81.7
3. Fenerbahce Istanbul 81.1
4. Real Madrid 81
5. Zalgiris Kaunas 79.8
6. FC Bayern Munich 79.6
7. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 78.9
8. Khimki Moscow Region 76.7
9. FC Barcelona Lassa 73.3
10. KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 72.8
11. Herbalife Gran Canaria 72.7
12. Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 71.7
13. Olympiacos Piraeus 71.6
14. Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 70.7
15. Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 69.1
16. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 67.5