"It is a game which decides the qualification to the playoffs", the Serb said. "We are playing at home and we need the help of our fans. We must play with confidence and strength. ALBA players are playing with energy, they are excellent in transition and also in offensive rebound. The are playing well inside and outside game".
Loukas Mavrokefalidis talked about the Euroleague Top 16 clash as well. "This game is decisive for us because if we win we will qualify to the playoffs. It is a final for us and also for ALBA. The truth is that we are in a good position because in this important game we will play in our home court and we will have the support of our fans as they are doing in every game. But this fact doesn’t mean anything by itself. We must play very good against a very tough and disciplined team and for sure we must have extra motivation against them. This game is the ticket for the playoffs".