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Tonight's Game of the Week is something of a homecoming for one Efes Pilsen player. Do-it-all swingman Bootsy Thornton was a driving force behind two of Montepaschi Siena's three Final Four appearances so far. On his first stop in Siena, Thornton led Montepaschi directly to the Euroleague's main event, in 2004, although a semifinals loss in overtime kept them from that season's title game. Thornton left Siena and reached the 2006 Final Four with another team, Barcelona, but returned to again push Montepaschi into the Euroleague elite in 2008 as an all-Euroleague team member. By that time, Thornton had six consecutive double-digit scoring games at Final Fours, not to mention the second-highest average points among players who had reached the event at least three times since 2002. Tonight, Thornton must risk disappointing his old fans in Siena as he tries to make Efes Pilsen the third Final Four team of his Euroleague career.
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