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1998 FIBA EuroLeague Final Four

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The 1998 FIBA EuroLeague Final Four was the 1997–98 season's FIBA EuroLeague Final Four tournament, organized by FIBA Europe.

1998 FIBA EuroLeague Final Four
Tournament details
ArenaPalau Sant Jordi
Barcelona,  Spain
DatesApril 1998
Final positions
ChampionsItaly Kinder Bologna (1st title)
Runners-upGreece AEK
Third placeItaly Benetton Treviso
Fourth placeFederal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Awards and statistics
MVPFederal Republic of Yugoslavia Zoran Savić
1997
1999

Kinder Bologna won its first title, after defeating AEK in the EuroLeague Finals, in the lowest scoring final ever.

Contents

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Partizan 61
 
 
 
  Kinder Bologna 83
 
  Kinder Bologna 58
 
 
 
  AEK 44
 
  Benetton Treviso 66
 
 
  AEK69
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Partizan 89
 
 
  Benetton Treviso 96

SemifinalsEdit

Partizan – Kinder BolognaEdit

April 21
18:15
Partizan   61–83   Kinder Bologna
Scoring by half: 25–45, 36–38
Pts: Brkić 17
Rebs: Lukovski 10
Asts: Brkić 2
Pts: Savić 23
Rebs: Abbio 5
Asts: Danilović 6
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 9,000
Referees: Miguel Ángel Betancor (ESP), Armand De Keyser (BEL)

Benetton Treviso – AEKEdit

April 21
20:30
Benetton Treviso   66–69   AEK
Scoring by half: 36–37, 30–32
Pts: Williams 19
Rebs: Rebrača, Rusconi 5
Asts: Bonora 5
Pts: Anderson 21
Rebs: Andersen 7
Asts: three players 2
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 10,500
Referees: Iztok Rems (SLO), Romualdas Brazauskas (LTU)

Third Place GameEdit

April 23
18:15
Partizan   89–96   Benetton Treviso
Scoring by half: 46–54, 43–42
Pts: Drobnjak 22
Rebs: Tomašević 12
Asts: Lukovski 3
Pts: Williams 24
Rebs: Sciarra 7
Asts: four players 2
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 11,900
Referees: Romualdas Brazauskas (LTU), Armand De Keyser (BEL)

FinalEdit

April 23
20:30
Kinder Bologna   58–44   AEK
Scoring by half: 28–20, 30–24
Pts: Rigaudeau 14
Rebs: Nesterović 9
Asts: Abbio, Sconochini 2
Pts: Lasa 7
Rebs: Tsakalidis 6
Asts: Lasa, Prelević 3
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 11,900
Referees: Miguel Ángel Betancor (ESP), Iztok Rems (SLO)
 
 
 
 
Kinder Bologna
 
 
 
 
AEK
Starters: P R A
PG
14
  Antoine Rigaudeau 14 2 0
SG
5
  Sašha Danilović 13 5 1
SF
10
  Hugo Sconochini 10 8 2
PF
12
  Zoran Savić 7 6 0
C
8
  Rašho Nesterović 6 9 0
Reserves: P R A
SG
6
  Claudio Crippa DNP
SG
7
  Alessandro Abbio 6 1 2
C
11
  Augusto Binelli 2 1 0
PF
12
  Riccardo Morandotti DNP
PF
15
  Alessandro Frosini 0 0 0
Head coach:
  Ettore Messina
1997–98 FIBA EuroLeague
Champions
 
Kinder Bologna
First Title
Starters: P R A
PG
4
  Claudio Coldebella 3 1 0
SG
7
  Bane Prelević 6 0 3
SF
8
  Willie Anderson 4 4 1
PF
15
  Victor Alexander 5 5 0
C
12
  Jake Tsakalidis 4 6 1
Reserves: P R A
PG
5
  José Lasa 7 1 3
SG
9
  Nikos Chatzis 4 2 1
C
10
  Mikkel Larsen 2 0 0
PF
11
  Michalis Kakiouzis 5 2 0
C
14
  Michael Andersen 4 4 0
Head coach:
  Giannis Ioannidis

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit