Milestones

MOST FINAL FOUR APPEARANCES AND TITLES BY TEAM
MOST CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES APPEARANCES AND TITLES BY TEAM
MOST EUROLEAGUE TITLES BY PLAYER
MOST EUROLEAGUE TITLES BY COACH

  • There have been 18 different champions from 13 countries since Europe began crowning club champions back in 1958.
  • Real Madrid leads the list of club champions with its ten titles between 1964 and 2021.
  • Panathinaikos Athens owns the Final Four era, which began in 1988, having won six titles in seven tries under that format.
  • At an individual level, Dino Meneghin reigns supreme among players with seven EuroLeague titles split between Italian clubs Varese and Olimpia Milano.
  • The man with the most titles is a coach, Zeljko Obradovic, who led five different teams to glory on the way to his personal total of nine EuroLeague trophies.
  • Check out the rest of the most-accomplished clubs, players and coaches in European basketball history below.

 

FINAL FOUR
TEAMS - Final Four appearances / Titles - Year (1988-2021)
Team Country Final Four appearances - Year Titles - Year
1 - Panathinaikos Athens Greece 11
1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001*, 2002, 2005,
2007, 2009, 2011, 2012
6
1996, 2000, 2002
2007, 2009, 2011
2 - CSKA Moscow Russian Federation 19
1996, 2001*, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
4
2006, 2008, 2016, 2019
3 - Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 12
1988, 1989, 1991, 2000, 2001*, 2002, 2004,
2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2014
4
2001*, 2004, 2005,
2014
4 - Olympiacos Piraeus Greece 10
1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2012,
2013, 2015, 2017
3
1997, 2012, 2013
4 - Real Madrid Spain 10
1993, 1995, 1996, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
2017, 2018, 2019
3
1995, 2015, 2018
6 - Split Croatia 3 - 1989, 1990, 1991 3 - 1989, 1990, 1991
7 - FC Barcelona Spain 15
1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000
2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
2021
2
2003, 2010
8 - Fenerbahce Istanbul Turkey 5 - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 1 - 2017
9 - Virtus Bologna Italy 4 - 1998, 1999, Finals 2001*, 2002 2 - 1998, 2001
10- Anadolu Efes Istanbul Turkey 4 - 2000, 2001*, 2019, 2021 1 - 2021
10- Partizan Belgrade Serbia 4 - 1988, 1992, 1998, 2010 1 - 1992
11- Olimpia Milan Italy 3 - 1988, 1992, 2021 1 - 1988
11- Limoges CSP France 3 - 1990, 1993, 1995 1 - 1993
12- Joventut Badalona Spain 2 - 1992, 1994 1 - 1994
13- Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania 1 - 1999 1 - 1999
14- Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz Spain 6 - Finals 2001*, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2016 0
15- Benetton Basket Italy 4 - 1993, 1998, 2002, 2003 0
15- Montepaschi Siena Italy 4 - 2003, 2004, 2008, 2011 0
17- Aris Thessaloniki Greece 3 - 1988, 1989, 1990 0
18- Fortitudo Bologna Italy 2 - 1999, 2004 0
19- Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania 1 - 2018 0
19- Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar Russian Federation 1 - 2016 0
19- Scavolini Pesaro Italy 1 - 1991 0
19- Estudiantes Spain 1 - 1992 0
19- PAOK Thessaloniki Greece 1 - 1993 0
19- Asvel Basket France 1 - 1997 0
19- Union Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 1 - 1997 0
19- AEK Athens Greece 1 - 1998 0
19- Unicaja Malaga Spain 1 - 2007 0
* In 2001, there were two continental competitions, the Euroleague, which ended with five-game playoff finals, and the SuproLeague, which ended with a Final Four

 

TEAMS
Finals appearances - Year / Titles - Year (1958-2021)
Team Country Finals appearances - Year Titles - Year
1 - Real Madrid Spain 18
1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969,
1974,1975, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1995,
2013, 2014, 2015, 2018
10
1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1974,
1978, 1980, 1995, 2015, 2018
2 - CSKA Moscow Russian Federation 14
1961, 1963, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973,
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2016, 2019
8
1961, 1963, 1969, 1971, 2006,
2008, 2016, 2019
3 - Panathinaikos Athens Greece 7
1996, 2000, 2001*, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2011
6
1996, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2009,
2011
4 - Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 15
1977, 1980, 1981 1982, 1987, 1988, 1989,
2000, 2001*, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011,
2014
6
1977, 1981, 2001*, 2004, 2005,
2014
5 - Varese Italy 10
1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976,
1977, 1978, 1979
5
1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976
6 - Olympiacos Piraeus Greece 8
1997, 1994, 1995, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015
2017
3
1997, 2012, 2013
7 - Olimpia Milan Italy 5 - 1966, 1967, 1983, 1987, 1988 3 - 1966, 1987, 1988
8 - ASK Riga Latvia 4 - 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 3 - 1958, 1959, 1960
8 - Split Croatia 4 - 1972, 1989, 1990, 1991 3 - 1989, 1990, 1991
9 - FC Barcelona Spain 8 - 1984, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2010
2021
2 - 2003, 2010
10- Virtus Bologna Italy 5 - 1981, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002 2 - 1998, 2001
12- Cantu Italy 2 - 1982, 1983 2 - 1982, 1983
12- Cibona Zagreb Croatia 2 - 1985, 1986 2 - 1985, 1986
14- Fenerbahce Istanbul Turkey 3 - 2016, 2017, 2018 1 - 2017
15- Diinamo Tbilisi Georgia 2 - 1960, 1962 1 - 1962
15- Joventut Badalona Spain 2 - 1992, 1994 1 - 1994
15- Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania 2 - 1986, 1999 1 - 1999
15- Anadolu Efes Istanbul Turkey 2 - 2019, 2021 1 - 2021
19- Bosna Sarajevo Bosnia Herzegovina 1 - 1979 1 - 1979
19- Roma Italy 1 - 1984 1 - 1984
19- Partizan Belgrade Serbia 1 - 1992 1 - 1992
19- Limoges CSP France 1 - 1993 1 - 1993
23- Akademic Sofia Bulgaria 2 - 1958, 1959 0
23- Spartak Brno Czech Republic 2 - 1964, 1968 0
23- Benetton Basket Italy 2 - 1993, 2003 0
23- Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz Spain 2 - 2001, 2005 0
27- Slavia Prague Czech Republic 1 - 1966 0
27- AEK Athens Greece 1 - 1998 0
27- Fortitudo Bologna Italy 1 - 2004 0
* In 2001, there were two continental competitions, the Euroleague, which ended with five-game playoff finals, and the SuproLeague, which ended with a Final Four

 

PLAYERS - Most titles (1958-2021)
Titles Player
7 titles Dino Meneghin (Varese 1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976; Milan 1987, 1988)
5 titles Clifford Luyk (Real Madrid 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1974)
5 titles Aldo Ossola (Varese 1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976)
5 titles Fragiskos Alvertis (Panathinaikos Athens 1996, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2009)
4 titles Fausto Bargna (Cantu 1982, 1983, Milan 1987, 1988)
4 titles Ivan Bisson (Varese 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976)
4 titles Wayne Brabender (Real Madrid 1968, 1974, 1978, 1980)
4 titles Cristóbal Rodríguez (Real Madrid 1967, 1968, 1974, 1978)
4 titles Emiliano Rodríguez (Real Madrid 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968)
4 titles Edoardo Rusconi (Varese 1970, 1972, 1973, 1975)
4 titles Lolo Sáinz (Real Madrid 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968)
4 titles Carlos Sevillano (Real Madrid 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968)
4 titles Marino Zanatta (Varese 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976)
4 titles Sarunas Jasikevicius (FC Barcelona 2003, Maccabi Tel Aviv 2004, 2005, Panathinaikos Athens 2009)
4 titles Kyle Hines (Olympiacos Piraeus 2012, 2013, CSKA Moscow 2016, 2019)
3 titles
David Andersen, Anatolij Astakhov, Pero Antic, Mike Batiste, Dejan Bodiroga, Tal Burstein, Teo Cizmic, Juan Antonio Corbalan, Janis Davids, Dimitris Diamantidis, Ottorino Flaborea, Antonis Fotsis, Alvils Gulbis, Olgerts Hehts, Leons Jankovskis, Teobalds Kalherts, Juris Kalnins, Janis Krumins, Toni Kukoc, Aleksandr Kulkov, Nikita Kurbanov, Aivars Leonciks, Moncho Monsalve, Bob Morse, Gundars Muiznieks, Valdis Muiznieks, Ivo Nakic, Vicente Paniagua, Anthony Parker, Luka Pavicevic, Velimir Perasovic, Stratos Perperoglou, Luis Maria Prada, Manuel Raga, Jose Ramon Ramos, Rafael Rullan, Zoran Savic, Alexei Savrasenko, Derrick Sharp, Gur Shelef, Kostas Sloukas, Matjaz Smodis, Vassilis Spanoulis, Zoran Sretenovic, Walter Szczerbiak, Zan Tabak, Pasko Tomic, Kostas Tsartsaris, Maigonis Valdmanis, Ivars Veritis, Paolo Vittori, Gennadiy Volnov, Andrey Vorontsevich. (53 players)

 

COACHES - Most titles (1958-2021)
Titles Coach
9 titles Zeljko Obradovic (Partizan Belgrade 1992; Joventut Badalona 1994; Real Madrid 1995; Panathinaikos Athens 2000, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2011, Fenerbahce Istanbul 2017)
4 titles Pedro Ferrándiz (Real Madrid 1965, 1967, 1974)
4 titles Aleksandr Gomelski (ASK Riga 1958, 1959, 1960, CSKA Moscow 1971)
4 titles Bozidar Maljkovic (Jugoplastika Split 1989, 1990, CSP Limoges 1993, Panathinaikos Athens 1996)
4 titles Ettore Messina (Virtus Bologna 1998, 2001, CSKA Moscow 2006, 2008)
3 titles Aca Nikolic (Pallacanestro Varese 1970, 1972, 1973)
3 titles Pini Gershon (Maccabi Tel Aviv 2001*, 2004, 2005)
2 titles Dimitris Itoudis (CSKA Moscow 2016, 2019)
2 titles Pablo Laso (Real Madrid 2015, 2018)
2 titles Dusan Ivkovic (Olympiacos Piraeus 1997, 2012)
2 titles Evgeny Alekseyev (CSKA Moscow 1961, 1963)
2 titles Valerio Bianchini (Pallacanestro cantu 1982, Virtus Roma 1984)
2 titles Sandro Gamba (Pallacanestro Varese 1975, 1976)
2 titles Zeljko Pavlicevic (Cibona Zagreb 1986, KK Split 1991)
2 titles Lolo Sáinz (Real Madrid 1978, 1980)