Benzema is on par with his top goal-scoring season
The striker has scored 13 goals in the 22 matches he has played.
The youth team graduate has played 210 matches since making his debut with the first team in April 2011.
The Brazilian is in his second season at Real Madrid.
The club leads the way and sits ahead of Bayern Munich and Barcelona in the UEFA standings.
Following the first year of redevelopment work, the transformation of the madridistas' stadium is now apparent.
Real Madrid are celebrating the anniversaries of the club's 13 European Cup triumphs during the period between 11 May and 13 June.
“KK Crvena Zvezda are competing very well”, said the coach.
Real Madrid are top seeds and will play either Pablo Burgos, Valencia Basket, Joventut or Unicaja (11:30am CET).
Voting will close on 18 January, with the XI to be announced at the end of the month.
Closure of north and south trusses between the Castellana and Padre Damián, a key element within the new roof structure.
It's set to become a 21st century benchmark and the greatest stadium in the world.