|Pardubice head coach Jan Slowiak can see no motivation problems ahead of the Czech encounter with Prostejov|
BK Pardubice went into this season looking to have success in both Europe and the Czech Republic.
To strengthen their claim for a spot in the next phase of the EuroChallenge, the club must to win at home against Czech rivals BK Prostejov on Wednesday night.
Prostejov won the first meeting between the sides in Group C, 82-76, and go into the contest at the top of the standings with Choral Roanne (also 3-1).
Pardubice are 2-2 and will not only be trying to prevail but to do so by seven points so they would own the advantage in a potential tie-breaker with Prostejov.
"There will be no problem with motivation for this game," Pardubice coach Jan Slowiak said.
"We have goals for this season and in order to fulfill them, we have to know that we are capable of beating Prostějov.
"We have to prove it - either in the national league or in the EuroChallenge - especially if we play on our home court."
Slowiak has no trouble identifying the players to be aware of for Prostejov.
"He scored all the crucial baskets in our games against each other.
"We will try not to give these players any open shots.
"If they hit a tough shot, it is down to their individual quality.
"We'll see what kind of day they'll have."
In Group A on Tuesday, there is an intriguing battle on the cards as Fuenlabrada (3-1) will host the only team to beat them so far, EWE Baskets Oldenburg (4-0).
Both sides will progress to the next stage of the competition.
Atomerömü SE host Ventspils, who are coming off a home defeat to Triumph Lyubertsy in the Baltic League.
Khimik will be at home against BC NN.
Roll has been one of the most explosive scorers in the competition so far this season and will be in action at CSU Mobitelco (1-3).
In Group G, all four teams are 2-2 going into this week's games.
Türk Telekom, who have lost Mehmet Okur to the Utah Jazz with the NBA lockout coming to an end, are to host Telekom Baskets.
Minsk host Karsiyaka in the other game.
Artland Dragons, who went unbeaten in the month of November in Europe and Germany but lost on the domestic front at the weekend, carry a 4-0 record into this week's round.
They have already punched a ticket for the Last 16 from Group H.
Next up for the Dragons is a game at Szolnoki Olaj.