Several EuroChallenge participants whose domestic league campaign tips off in the coming days were in action at the weekend, putting the final touches to their pre-season.
The new season of the French LNB Pro A league got under way at the weekend with mixed results for the two teams that will also participate in the EuroChallenge this year.
Two American players that have competed in the EuroChallenge in past campaigns will return to the competition this year, after joining Okapi Aalstar and KTP, respectively.
JSF Nanterre, who will compete in the EuroChallenge this year, defeated Limoges 70-54 in the 'Game of Champions' at Rouen's Kindarena and have clinched the first title of the new season in France.
Austrian champions Magnofit Güssing Knights, who will compete in the EuroChallenge this season, came up just short in a dramatic finale on Sunday and lost 77-76 to Kapfenberg Bulls in their Supercup clash.