1996 FIBA European League Final Four

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The 1996 FIBA European League Final Four, or 1996 FIBA EuroLeague Final Four, was the 1995–96 season's FIBA European League Final Four tournament, organized by FIBA Europe. Panathinaikos won its first title, after defeating Barcelona in the final game.

1996 FIBA European League Final Four
Tournament details
ArenaPalais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Paris,  France
DatesApril 1996
Final positions
ChampionsGreece Panathinaikos (1st title)
Runners-upSpain FC Barcelona Banca Catalana
Third placeRussia CSKA Moscow
Fourth placeSpain Real Madrid Teka
Awards and statistics
MVPUnited States Dominique Wilkins
1995
1997

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  CSKA Moscow 71
 
 
 
  Panathinaikos81
 
  Panathinaikos67
 
 
 
  FCB Banca Catalana66
 
  FCB Banca Catalana76
 
 
  Real Madrid Teka66
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  CSKA Moscow74
 
 
  Real Madrid Teka73

SemifinalsEdit

CSKA Moscow – PanathinaikosEdit

9 April 1996
19:00
CSKA Moscow   71–81   Panathinaikos
Scoring by half: 33–36, 38–45
Pts: Karasev 23
Rebs: Nwosu 13
Asts: Karasev 9
Pts: Wilkins 35
Rebs: Vranković 12
Asts: Oikonomou 5
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Iztok Rems (SLO), Pascal Dorizon (FRA)

FC Barcelona Banca Catalana – Real Madrid TekaEdit

9 April 1996
21:00
FC Barcelona Banca Catalana   76–66   Real Madrid Teka
Scoring by half: 34–38, 42–28
Pts: Karnišovas 24
Rebs: Godfread 7
Asts: Karnišovas 6
Pts: Arlauckas 22
Rebs: Smith 6
Asts: Santos 5
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris
Attendance: 11,000
Referees: Reuven Virovnik (ISR), José Araujo (POR)

Third place gameEdit

11 April 1996
19:00
CSKA Moscow   74–73   Real Madrid Teka
Scoring by half: 34–35, 40–38
Pts: Vētra 22
Rebs: Panov 8
Asts: Karasev 8
Pts: Savić 22
Rebs: Savić 9
Asts: Antúnez 7
Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy, Paris
Attendance: 10,500
Referees: Iztok Rems (SLO), José Araujo (POR)

FinalEdit

11 April 1996
21:00
Panathinaikos   67–66   FC Barcelona Banca Catalana
Scoring by half: 35–25, 32–41
Pts: Alvertis 17
Rebs: Wilkins 10
Asts: Oikonomou 5
Pts: Karnišovas 23
Rebs: Karnišovas 8
Asts: Karnišovas 6
Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy, Paris
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Reuven Virovnik (ISR), Pascal Dorizon (FRA)
 
 
 
 
Panathinaikos
 
 
 
 
FC Barcelona Banca Catalana
Starters: P R A
PG
10
  Panagiotis Giannakis 9 2 4
SG
4
  Fragiskos Alvertis 17 3 2
SF
12
  Dominique Wilkins 16 10 1
PF
8
  Nikos Oikonomou 10 6 5
C
11
  Stojko Vranković 0 9 1
Reserves: P R A
SG
6
  Vangelis Vourtzoumis 2 0 1
PG
9
  John Korfas 4 0 0
PF
15
  Tzanis Stavrakopoulos 9 3 0
Head coach:
  Božidar Maljković
1995–96 FIBA European League
Champions
 
Panathinaikos
First title
Starters: P R A
PG
5
  José Luis Galilea 10 1 5
SG
9
  Xavi Fernández 15 3 0
SF
14
  Artūras Karnišovas 23 8 6
PF
4
  Andrés Jiménez 9 2 1
C
6
  Dan Godfread 9 5 1
Reserves: P R A
SF
10
  José Antonio Montero 0 0 2
PG
11
  Salva Díez 0 1 2
PF
12
  Manel Bosch 0 2 1
C
13
  Ferran Martínez 0 2 0
Head coach:
  Aíto García Reneses

Final standingsEdit

Team
1.   Panathinaikos
2.   FC Barcelona Banca Catalana
3.   CSKA Moscow
4.   Real Madrid Teka

AwardsEdit

FIBA European League Final Four MVPEdit

FIBA European League Finals Top ScorerEdit

FIBA European League All-Final Four TeamEdit

FIBA European League All-Final Four Team
Player Team Ref.
  Vasily Karasev CSKA Moscow [1]
  Fragiskos Alvertis Panathinaikos
  Artūras Karnišovas FC Barcelona Banca Catalana
  Dominique Wilkins (MVP) Panathinaikos
  Stojko Vranković Panathinaikos

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit