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The 2003 Euroleague Final Four was the concluding Euroleague Final Four tournament of the 2002–03 Euroleague season. The event was held from May 9 until May 11, 2003 and was hosted at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain. FC Barcelona won their first Euroleague title in their hometown city after beating Montepaschi Siena in the championship game.

2003 Euroleague Final Four
Tournament details
ArenaPalau Sant Jordi
Barcelona, Spain
DatesMay 9 – May 11, 2003
Final positions
ChampionsSpain FC Barcelona (1st title)
Runners-upItaly Benetton Treviso
Third placeItaly Montepaschi Siena
Fourth placeRussia CSKA Moscow
Awards and statistics
MVPSerbia and Montenegro Dejan Bodiroga
2002
2004

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
May 9, Barcelona
 
 
  Montepaschi Siena62
 
May 11, Barcelona
 
  Benetton Treviso65
 
  FC Barcelona 76
 
May 9, Barcelona
 
  Benetton Treviso 65
 
  FC Barcelona 76
 
 
  CSKA Moscow 71
 
Third place
 
 
May 11, Barcelona
 
 
  Montepaschi Siena 79
 
 
  CSKA Moscow78

SemifinalsEdit

9 May 2003
18:00
Montepsachi Siena   62–65   Benetton Treviso
Scoring by quarter: 12–28, 11–11, 22–6, 17–20
Pts: V. Stefanov 17
Rebs: Kakiouzis 13
Asts: five players 1
Pts: Garbajosa 14
Rebs: Garbajosa, Marconato 10
Asts: Edney 7
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 16,670
Referees: Betancor (ESP), Koukoulekidis (GRE), Martín Bertrán (ESP)
9 May 2003
20:30
FC Barcelona   76–71   CSKA Moscow
Scoring by quarter: 21–25, 24–14, 12–21, 19–11
Pts: Fučka 21
Rebs: Fučka 9
Asts: Bodiroga, Jasikevičius 4
Pts: Holden 21
Rebs: Khryapa 12
Asts: Alexander 3
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 16,670
Referees: Pitsilkas (GRE), Rems (SLO), Belosevic (SCG)

Third PlaceEdit

11 May 2003
18:00
Montepaschi Siena   79–78   CSKA Moscow
Scoring by quarter: 26–27, 26–24, 13–12, 14–15
Pts: Ford 19
Rebs: Türkcan 14
Asts: Türkcan 30
Pts: Songaila 15
Rebs: Holden, Khryapa 7
Asts: Holden 6
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 16,670
Referees: Betancor (ESP), Muhvic (CRO), Jovcic (SCG)

FinalEdit

11 May 2003
20:30
FC Barcelona   76–65   Benetton Treviso
Scoring by quarter: 23–25, 19–9, 13–14, 21–17
Pts: Bodiroga 20
Rebs: Bodiroga, De la Fuente 8
Asts: Bodiroga, Navarro 2
Pts: Edney 16
Rebs: Marconato 7
Asts: Edney 5
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona
Attendance: 16,670
Referees: Pitsilkas (GRE), Rems (SLO), Koukoulekidis (GRE)
 
 
 
 
FC Barcelona
 
 
 
 
Benetton Treviso
Starters: P R A
PG
13
  Šarūnas Jasikevičius 8 1 1
SG
14
  Rodrigo de la Fuente 8 8 0
SF
10
  Dejan Bodiroga 20 8 2
PF
7
  Gregor Fučka 17 6 1
C
12
  Roberto Dueñas 3 4 0
Reserves: P R A
PG
5
  Nacho Rodríguez 2 2 0
C
6
  Alfons Alzamora DNP
PF
8
  Patrick Femerling 9 4 0
SF
9
  César Bravo DNP
SG
11
  Juan Carlos Navarro 5 0 2
C
16
  Anderson Varejão 1 1 0
C
18
  Remon van de Hare DNP
Head coach:
  Svetislav Pešić
2002–03 Euroleague
Champions
 
FC Barcelona
1st title
Starters: P R A
PG
5
  Tyus Edney 16 2 5
SG
6
  Trajan Langdon 8 3 0
SF
7
  Riccardo Pittis 4 2 1
PF
15
  Jorge Garbajosa 9 5 1
C
8
  Denis Marconato 10 7 1
Reserves: P R A
PF
4
  Marcelo Nicola 5 2 1
PG
9
  Massimo Bulleri 11 0 0
PF
10
  Krešimir Lončar 0 0 0
SF
13
  Manuchar Markoishvili 2 0 0
SF
16
  Nick Eppehimer DNP
C
20
  Thomas Soltau DNP
Head coach:
  Ettore Messina

AwardsEdit

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