Real Madrid’s basketball players win the Euroleague championship in an intense finish / Diena

In the final game, the Madrid team defeated the “Olympiakos” of Piraeus with a score of 79:78 (17:24, 28:21, 14:18, 20:15).

“Real” was in the lead for almost the entire fourth quarter and at the beginning of the last minute was in the lead with 74:78. 46 seconds before the final signal, Sergio Rodríguez made a long shot and reduced the advantage of the opponents, “Olympiakos” did not strengthen the lead and three seconds before the end of the regular time, Sergio Luuls put “Real” in the lead – 79:78. Kosta Sluk’s penultimate second shot did not reach its goal and “Real” celebrated the victory.

Rodriguez had 15 points and nine assists for the winners, Valters Tavares scored 13 points and had ten rebounds, Mario Hezonja scored 12 points and Fabien Cozier scored 11. Ljuls ended the match with two points, but winning.

29 points and nine rebounds of the season’s most valuable player Aleksandra Vezenkova did not save Olympiakos from the loss, Aiziya Kenan scored 21 points, and Shakil Makisik scored 14 points.

Tavares was recognized as the most valuable player of the final tournament.

“Real” head coach Chuss Mateo had become a champion so far only as an assistant in 2018 and 2015, when the royal club won the trophies the previous times.

It has already been reported that in the game for the third place, “Monaco” won 78:66 (24:13, 20:15, 16:17, 18:21) over the “Barcelona” team, which is led by Sharoons, who played and worked for the Kaunas city club “Zalgiris”. Jasikevic.

Matthew Streisel led the winners with 14 points, while Donta Hall had nine points and 11 rebounds. “Žalgiris” student Donāts Motiejūns scored two points.

In the ranks of “Barcelona”, Nikola Mirotic was the only one who exceeded the ten-point mark – he had 15 points.

Latvian basketball star Kristaps Porziņgis also watched the final tournament in person.

In the semi-finals, in a duel between two Spanish teams, the Madrid players defeated the “Barcelona” team 78:66, while “Olympiakos” defeated “Monaco” 76:62.

Also this season, 18 teams played in the Euroleague, which played a two-round tournament, with the best eight entering the knockout tournament.

In the previous season, Istanbul’s “Anadolu Efes” was crowned champion, which defeated “Real Madrid” 58:57 in the final match in Belgrade, winning the tournament for the second season in a row.

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2023-05-22 04:37:21

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