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Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus

Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus

In one of the best continental finals ever witnessed, Olympiacos Piraeus successfully defended the Turkish Airlines Euroleague title by downing Real Madrid 100-88 in the final at The O2 in...
Nenad Krstic, CSKA Moscow

Nenad Krstic, CSKA Moscow

A second straight dominant season for both CSKA Moscow and star center Nenad Krstic has both player and club poised to give it all for Turkish Airlines Euroleague glory. After losing a thrilling...
Stratos Perperoglou, Olympiacos Piraeus

Stratos Perperoglou, Olympiacos Piraeus

After becoming the last team to reach the Final Four, reigning Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Olympiacos Piraeus now takes aim to accomplish what only three other teams have done in the...
Sarunas Jasikevicius, FC Barcelona Regal

Sarunas Jasikevicius, FC Barcelona Regal

As arguably the most successful active player in the competition, Sarunas Jasikevicius of FC Barcelona Regal is getting ready for his sixth Final Four. If his team lifts the trophy at the O2 on...
Sergio Llull, Real Madrid

Sergio Llull, Real Madrid

By reaching its second Final Four in three years, Real Madrid has proved that it is ready to start a new era and to challenge for the Euroleague title on regular basis, just like it previously...
Ettore Messina, CSKA Moscow

Ettore Messina, CSKA Moscow

To properly understand his importance to basketball history, consider this: if CSKA Moscow wins its semifinal in London, the legendary Ettore Messina will reach his 10th title game, more than any...
Xavi Pascual, FC Barcelona Regal

Xavi Pascual, FC Barcelona Regal

Xavi Pascual has FC Barcelona Regal in its fourth Final Four in his five years as full-season head coach. Pascual brought Barcelona close to perfection for many months, winning 23 of their first...
Pablo Laso, Real Madrid

Pablo Laso, Real Madrid

Real Madrid and FC Barcelona Regal face each other in a Turkish Airlines Euroleague semifinal for the first time since 1996. All players in that game have obviously retired 17 years later, but...
Georgios Bartzokas, Olympiacos Piraeus

Georgios Bartzokas, Olympiacos Piraeus

If, as they say, it is more difficult to defend a title than to win it the first time, one of the toughest coaching challenges in sports has to be doing the same thing as a team's new coach....
Kostas Papanikolaou, Olympiacos Piraeus

Kostas Papanikolaou, Olympiacos Piraeus

It will be the seventh time that Olympiacos Piraeus and Anadolu Efes Istanbul face each other in the 2012-13 Turkish Airlines Euroleague season, but no game between them will be more important...
Jamon Lucas, Anadolu Efes Istanbul

Jamon Lucas, Anadolu Efes Istanbul

Anadolu Efes Istanbul has returned to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs for the first time since 2005-06 and despite being down 0-2 against defending champion Olympiacos Piraeus, the...
Andres Nocioni, Caja Laboral Vitoria

Andres Nocioni, Caja Laboral Vitoria

A perennial Turkish Airlines Euroleague contender, Caja Laboral Vitoria returns to the playoffs this week to fight for its first Final Four appearance since 2008. Vitoria survived tough...