Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow trained in the Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz on Thursday, ahead of Friday night's EuroLeague semi-final game.
CSKA Moscow hope to unseat defending champions Real Madrid and move on to the final.
«I think generally, as a team we are very positive, we are feeling very good, we've had some good results in this arena recently,» said CSKA Moscow Centre Kyle Hines. «We're... Еще pumped and we're positive, and the outcome, I hope we are victorious.»
Real Madrid, however, is «going to do everything we can, we are going to play our best basketball,» said Real Madrid Centre Walter Tavares.
The winner will face one of the two Istanbul teams, Anadolu Efes and Fenerbahce Beko, in the EuroLeague final on Sunday.