FINAL FOUR, 2013-14
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FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona
Real Madrid
Real Madrid
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CSKA Moscow
CSKA Moscow
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
THIRD PLACE GAME
FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona
CSKA Moscow
CSKA Moscow
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Real Madrid
Real Madrid
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
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Real Madrid celebrates - Final Four Milan 2014
Real Madrid returns to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four Championship Game for a second straight year after once again beating fierce El Clasico rival FC Barcelona 100-62 in Friday’s semifinals at Mediolanum Forum in Milan. El Clasico turned into a 38-point blowout, which was the largest margin of victory ever in a Euroleague semifinal in the Final Four era, surpassing Barcelona’s 101-67 defeat at the hands of Maccabi Tel Aviv in 1991. Madrid broke the game wide open with a 26-1 run spanning the third and fourth quarters. After losing to Olympiacos in last season’s title game, Madrid this time hopes to claim record title number nine; Madrid will take on Maccabi Tel Aviv in Sunday’s championship game, looking to snap its 19-year drought.
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Tyrece Rice and Alex Tyus celebrate - Maccabi Electra - Final Four 2014
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv booked its date with basketball history on Friday as the five-time continental champion fought back from a 15-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat CSKA Moscow 67-68. Tyrese Rice’s basket with 5.5 seconds left secured Maccabi its spot in Sunday’s Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four Championship Game. In the semifinal showdown at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan with CSKA - a rematch of the 2006 and 2008 Euroleague finals - Tel Aviv’s David Blu scored 15 points on 5 three-pointers which jumped him into a tie for the fifth most triples in Final Fours. Blu has made 19 of 35 in seven Final Four games. Rice finished with 13 points while Ricky Hickman and Alex Tyus both scored 10 points.
THIRD PLACE GAME
Juan Carlos Navarro - FC Barcelona - Final Four Milan 2014_57847
Juan Carlos Navarro added to his legend by leading FC Barcelona to a 93-78 victory over CSKA Moscow on Sunday in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four Third Place Game at Mediolanum Forum in Milan. Navaro scored 20 points and made 3 of 5 three pointers. Those results helped him become the career leader in three-pointers made at the Final Four with 31, which is 1 more than retired CSKA great J.R. Holden, who now sits in second place. Navarrro also moved up to fourth on the career Final Four scoring charts with 168points. Maciej Lamp added 17 points, Joey Dorsey stood tall with 9 points, 12 rebounds and 2 blocks and Marcelinho Huertas delivered 7 points and 7 assists for the winners.
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Maccabi Electra is the new Champ - Final Four Milan 2014
The city of Milan was painted yellow on Sunday as Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv bested Real Madrid 98-86 in overtime for its sixth European championship! After hitting the game-winning layup in the semifinals, Tyrese Rice, who scored 21 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, was named the bwin MVP for the 2014 Final Four. Tel Aviv shook off three consecutive losses in the Euroleague Championship Game to become the 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion. Some 10,000 Maccabi fans flooded the stands at Mediolanum Forum and practically willed Coach David Blatt’s team to victory. It was the first Championship Game to go to overtime since 1969 between CSKA Moscow and Real Madrid.