Devotion
CSKA takes title after 35 years
Theodoros Papaloukas
CSKA Moscow won the Euroleague crown for the first time in 35 years and ended Maccabi Tel Aviv's two-year reign as champions with a 73-69 victory over in the continental title game on Sunday at sold-out Sazka Arena in Prague. Theo Papaloukas scored 18 points and dished 7 assists to lead the winners and earn MVP honors. CSKA, playing its fourth consecutive Final Four, but only its first championship game since 1973, denied Maccabi a chance to become just the third team to win three straight titles. MORE
CSKA MOSCOW
CSKA Moscow

CSKA is new champ!
After 35 years, CSKA Moscow could claim the Euroleague title again. In its fourth straight Final Four presence, the Russians finally managed to take the title. MORE

TAU CERAMICA
Tau Ceramica

Tau wins and finishes third
In a close game for the third place, Tau managed to beat Winterthur FCB and finishes this year third. MORE

WINTERTHUR FCB
Winterthur FCB

Barca leaves Prague winless
In its comeback to the Final Four since 2003, Barcelona left empty-handed as it also lost the consolation game. MORE

MACCABI ELITE
Maccabi Elite

Maccabi cannot get the three-peat
Despite a good shot at the three-peat, Maccabi finally fell in front of mighty CSKA closing a successful cycle. MORE

OTHER HEADLINES
· Interview: Theo Papaloukas, CSKA Moscow
· Interview: Pablo Prigioni, Tau Ceramica
· Interview: Tal Burstein, Maccabi Elite
· Interview: Matjaz Smodis, CSKA Moscow
· Interview: Shammond Williams, Winterthur FCB
· Interview: Velimir Perasovic, Tau Ceramica
· Interview: Pini Gershon, Maccabi Elite
· Interview: Ettore Messina, CSKA Moscow
· Interview: Dusko Ivanovic, Winterthur FCB
· FAN MAIL: Serkan Erdogan, Tau Ceramica
· FAN MAIL: Gianluca Basile, Winterthur FCB
· FAN MAIL: Derrick Sharp, Maccabi Elite
· FAN MAIL: Trajan Langdon, CSKA Moscow
· EB CEO Jordi Bertomeu dinner comments
· Patrick Baumann, FIBA World secretary general comments
· NBA commissioner David Stern in Prague: 'It's just terrific!'
· Euroleague hosts broadcasting symposium
· Final Four Official Press Conference
· Jordi Bertomeu comments at Official Press Conference
· Around the Final Four
· ESPN secures rights for Prague 2006 Final Four
· Final Four analyst, Jiri Zidek Jr. on the semifinals
· EB continues to enjoy record attendance
· Final Four single seats are sold out
· Final Four fans due from 37 countries, Bertomeu tells Prague
· EB Boards permits instant replay at Final Four
RESULTS
FINAL
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3rd Place
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Semifinal
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FINAL FOUR TEAMS
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bullet_gray MACCABI ELITE
bullet_gray TAU CERAMICA
bullet_gray WINTERTHUR FCB
   
JUNIOR TOURNAMENT
   
FINAL FOUR SLIDE: JOY!

The 2006 Prague Final Four in images!