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2010–11 Euroleague

The Turkish Airlines Euroleague 2010–11 was the 11th season of the modern era of professional Euroleague Basketball, and the first under the title sponsorship of Turkish Airlines. Including the competition's previous incarnation as the FIBA Europe Champions Cup, this was the 54th season of the premier first-tier competition for European men's clubs.

Euroleague
Barcelona Palau San Jordi 001.jpg
The Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona hosted the Final Four
Competition details
Season 2010–11
Teams 24
Dates 18 October 2010 – 8 May 2011
Final positions
Champions Greece Panathinaikos (6th title)
Runners-up Israel Maccabi Electra
Third place Italy Montepaschi Siena
Fourth place Spain Real Madrid
Awards
MVP Greece Dimitris Diamantidis
Final Four MVP Greece Dimitris Diamantidis
Statistical leaders
Index Rating Spain Fernando San Emeterio
19.1
Points Serbia Igor Rakočević
17.2
Rebounds Turkey Mirsad Türkcan
7.3
Assists Greece Dimitris Diamantidis
6.2

The format featured 24 teams, beginning with Game 1 of the first qualifying round on September 21, 2010, and culminating at the Final Four in the Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona.[1] It was won by the Athenian club Panathinaikos (6th title), who defeated Maccabi Electra in the championship game of May 8, 2011.[2] Montepaschi Siena, finished 3rd by holding off Real Madrid in the third-place game.[3]

At the individual level, the season was marked by Dimitris Diamantidis of Panathinaikos. Not only did the Greek point guard lift the trophy for the third time in five years and receive the Euroleague Final Four MVP award, but he also became the first player ever to win three end-of-season awards: Euroleague MVP, Euroleague Best Defender, and All-Euroleague First Team.[4]

TeamsEdit

Key to colors
     Champion
     Runner-up
     Third place
     Fourth place
     Eliminated in Quarterfinals
     Eliminated in Last 16
     Eliminated in the regular season
Country (League) Teams Teams (ranking in 2009-10 national championship)
  Spain (ACB) 5 Caja Laboral (1) FC Barcelona (2) Real Madrid (SF) Unicaja Málaga (SF) Power Electronics Valencia (QF)
  Italy (Lega A) 3 Montepaschi Siena (1) Armani Jeans Milano (2) Lottomatica Roma (QF)
  Greece (GBL) 2 Panathinaikos (1) Olympiacos (2)
  Turkey (TBL) 2 Fenerbahçe Ülker (1) Efes Pilsen (2)
  Lithuania (LKL) 2 Lietuvos Rytas (1) Žalgiris (2)
  Russia (PBL) 2 CSKA Moscow (1) Khimki (2)
  Serbia (KLS) 1 Partizan (1)
  France (LNB Pro A) 1 Cholet (1)
  Germany (BBL) 1 Brose Bamberg (1)
  Croatia (A1 Liga) 1 Cibona (1)
  Slovenia (SKL) 1 Union Olimpija (2)
  Israel (BSL) 1 Maccabi Electra (2)
  Poland (PLK) 1 Asseco Prokom (1)
  Belgium (BLB) 1 Spirou Charleroi (1)

†As winner of the ULEB Eurocup 2009–10

DrawEdit

The draws for the 2010–11 Turkish Airlines Euroleague was held on Thursday, July 8 at Barcelona, Spain. The draws began at 11:15 local time (CET) and determined the qualifying-round matchups and regular-season groups for the Euroleague, as well as the qualifying rounds for the Eurocup and the regular-season for the EuroChallenge.

Teams were organised into six pots of four teams.

Two teams from the same country cannot coincide in the same Regular Season group, except for Spain that has five teams participating in the competition.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

  CSKA Moscow
  FC Barcelona
  Olympiacos
  Caja Laboral

  Montepaschi Siena
  Panathinaikos
  Maccabi Electra
  Real Madrid

  Partizan
  Power Electronics Valencia
  Unicaja Málaga
  Lietuvos Rytas

  Fenerbahçe Ülker
  Asseco Prokom
  Efes Pilsen
  Lottomatica Roma

  Žalgiris
  Cibona
  Armani Jeans Milano
  Brose Bamberg

  Union Olimpija
  Cholet
  Spirou Charleroi (QR A)
  Khimki (QR B)

Qualifying roundsEdit

The Qualifying Rounds consisted of three rounds, QR1, QR2 and QR3. The rounds were played in home and away series.


BracketEdit

The higher ranked team hosted the second leg.

  First qualifying round Second qualifying round Third qualifying round
                                         
1   Alba Berlin 79 95 174  
4   Roanne 86 82 168  
  1   Alba Berlin 73 73 146  
  2   Hemofarm Vršac 67 78 145  
2   Hemofarm Vršac 97 77 174
3   Hapoel Gilboa 84 86 170  
  1   Alba Berlin 77 70 147
  3   Spirou Charleroi 81 70 151
1   UNICS 84 78 162  
4   GasTerra Flames 72 63 135  
  1   UNICS 69 75 144
  3   Spirou Charleroi 75 71 146  
2   ČEZ Nymburk 68 73 141
3   Spirou Charleroi 79 71 150  
  First qualifying round Second qualifying round Third qualifying round
                                         
1   ASVEL 64 84 148  
4   Budućnost 69 76 145  
  1   ASVEL 75 71 146  
  2   Le Mans 85 63 148  
2   Le Mans 78 78 156
3   Banvit 72 66 138  
  2   Le Mans 56 66 122
  1   Khimki 70 87 157
1   Khimki 77 85 162  
4   Pepsi Caserta 74 66 140  
  1   Khimki 87 74 161
  2   Budivelnyk 58 67 125  
2   Budivelnyk w/o
3   Maroussi[5] DSQ  

Regular seasonEdit

The Regular Season began on 18 October 2010 with Olympiacos hosting Real Madrid and ended on 23 December 2010.

If teams were level on record at the end of the Regular Season, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:

  1. Head-to-head record.
  2. Head-to-head point differential.
  3. Point differential during the Regular Season.
  4. Points scored during the regular season.
  5. Sum of quotients of points scored and points allowed in each Regular Season match.
Key to colors
     Top four places in each group advanced to Top 16

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Maccabi Electra 10 9 1 799 700 +99
2.   Caja Laboral 10 5 5 809 784 +25
3.   Žalgiris 10 5 5 762 765 −3
4.   Partizan 10 5 5 658 717 −59
5.   Khimki 10 4 6 764 753 +11
6.   Asseco Prokom 10 2 8 689 762 −73

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Olympiacos 10 7 3 805 730 +75
2.   Real Madrid 10 6 4 734 662 +72
3.   Unicaja Málaga 10 5 5 749 759 −10
4.   Lottomatica Roma 10 5 5 733 770 −37
5.   Brose Bamberg 10 4 6 714 739 −25
6.   Spirou Charleroi 10 3 7 691 766 −75

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Montepaschi Siena 10 8 2 787 661 +126
2.   Fenerbahçe Ülker 10 7 3 795 723 +72
3.   Regal FC Barcelona 10 7 3 766 709 +57
4.   Lietuvos Rytas 10 4 6 779 784 −5
5.   Cholet 10 4 6 705 774 −69
6.   Cibona 10 0 10 677 858 −181

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Panathinaikos 10 7 3 802 703 +99
2.   Union Olimpija 10 6 4 789 783 +6
3.   Efes Pilsen 10 5 5 756 768 −12
4.   Power Electronics Valencia 10 5 5 689 695 −6
5.   Armani Jeans Milano 10 4 6 737 766 −29
6.   CSKA Moscow 10 3 7 683 741 −58

Top 16Edit

The 16 qualified teams were drawn into four groups with four teams. The matches were played between January 19 and March 3, the top two teams of every group advanced to the playoffs. The draw took place on 4 January 2011 at Barcelona at 13:00 CET, and was streamed live on the Euroleague's official website.[6]

Key to colors
     Top two places in each group advanced to quarterfinals

Group EEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Caja Laboral 6 4 2 468 437 +31
2.   Panathinaikos 6 4 2 452 395 +57
3.   Lietuvos Rytas 6 3 3 445 473 −28
4.   Unicaja Málaga 6 1 5 414 474 −60

Group FEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Regal FC Barcelona 6 6 0 471 402 +69
2.   Maccabi Electra 6 3 3 511 442 +69
3.   Lottomatica Roma 6 2 4 411 462 −51
4.   Union Olimpija 6 1 5 394 481 −87

Group GEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Real Madrid 6 5 1 460 423 +37
2.   Montepaschi Siena 6 4 2 452 423 +29
3.   Efes Pilsen 6 2 4 426 455 −29
4.   Partizan 6 1 5 389 426 −37

Group HEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1.   Olympiacos 6 5 1 461 418 +43
2.   Power Electronics Valencia 6 3 3 449 438 +11
3.   Fenerbahçe Ülker 6 3 3 456 462 −6
4.   Žalgiris 6 1 5 418 466 −48

QuarterfinalsEdit

Team 1 hosted Games 1 and 2, plus Game 5 if necessary. Team 2 hosted Game 3, and Game 4 if necessary.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg 4th leg 5th leg
Caja Laboral   1–3   Maccabi Electra 76–70 81–83 60–81 77–99
Regal FC Barcelona   1–3   Panathinaikos 83–82 71–75 74–76 67–78
Real Madrid   3–2   Power Electronics Valencia 71–65 75–81 75–66 72–81 66–58
Olympiacos   1–3   Montepaschi Siena 89–41 65–82 72–81 76–88

Final fourEdit

Individual statisticsEdit

RatingEdit

Rank Name Team Games Rating PIR
1.   Fernando San Emeterio   Caja Laboral 20 381 19.05
2.   Dimitris Diamantidis   Panathinaikos 22 407 18.50
3.   Joel Freeland   Unicaja Málaga 15 262 17.47

PointsEdit

Rank Name Team Games Points PPG
1.   Igor Rakočević   Efes Pilsen 14 241 17.21
2.   Mirza Teletović   Caja Laboral 20 309 15.45
3.   Vassilis Spanoulis   Olympiacos 20 284 14.20

ReboundsEdit

Rank Name Team Games Rebounds RPG
1.   Mirsad Türkcan   Fenerbahçe Ülker 12 88 7.33
2.   James Gist   Partizan 14 97 6.93
3.   Paulius Jankūnas   Žalgiris 16 110 6.88

AssistsEdit

Rank Name Team Games Assists APG
1.   Dimitris Diamantidis   Panathinaikos 22 137 6.23
2.   Marcelinho Huertas   Caja Laboral 20 111 5.55
3.   Omar Cook   Power Electronics Valencia 21 116 5.52

Other StatsEdit

Category Name Team Games Stat
Steals per game   Chuck Eidson   Maccabi Electra 22 2.64
Blocks per game   Mirza Begic   Žalgiris
  Real Madrid
16 1.50
Turnovers per game   Vassilis Spanoulis   Olympiacos 20 3.85
Fouls drawn per game   Vassilis Spanoulis   Olympiacos 20 5.40
Minutes per game   Vlado Ilievski   Union Olimpija 15 34:48
2FG%   Antonis Fotsis   Panathinaikos 22 0.760
3FG%   Fernando San Emeterio   Caja Laboral 20 0.500
FT%   Nando de Colo   Power Electronics Valencia 19 0.957

Game highsEdit

Category Name Team Stat
Rating   Keith Langford   Khimki 42
Points   Keith Langford   Khimki 35
Rebounds   Richard Hendrix   Maccabi Electra 16
Assists   Vule Avdalovic   Cholet 13
  Marcelinho Huertas   Caja Laboral
Steals   Doron Perkins   Maccabi Electra 7
  Charles Smith   Lottomatica Roma
Blocks   D'or Fischer   Real Madrid 6
Turnovers   DeJuan Collins   Žalgiris 9
Fouls Drawn   Keith Langford   Khimki 15

AwardsEdit

Euroleague 2010–11 MVPEdit

Euroleague 2010–11 Final Four MVPEdit

All-Euroleague Team 2010–11Edit

[7]

Position All-Euroleague First Team Club Team All-Euroleague Second Team Club Team
PG
  Dimitris Diamantidis   Panathinaikos   Jeremy Pargo   Maccabi Electra
SG/SF
  Juan Carlos Navarro   FC Barcelona   Vassilis Spanoulis   Olympiacos
SG/SF
  Fernando San Emeterio   Caja Laboral   Sergio Llull   Real Madrid
PF/C
  Mike Batiste   Panathinaikos   Duško Savanović   Power Electronics Valencia
PF/C
  Sofoklis Schortsanitis   Maccabi Electra   Kšyštof Lavrinovič   Montepaschi Siena

Top Scorer (Alphonso Ford Trophy)Edit

Best DefenderEdit

Rising StarEdit

Coach of the Year (Alexander Gomelsky Award)Edit

Club Executive of the YearEdit

MVP WeeklyEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Game Player Team Rating
1   Chuck Eidson   Maccabi Electra 30
2   Bootsy Thornton   Efes Pilsen 29
3   Dimitris Diamantidis   Panathinaikos 31
4   Berni Rodríguez   Unicaja Málaga 36
5   Sammy Mejia   Cholet 35
6   Kšyštof Lavrinovič   Montepaschi Siena 36
7   Darius Washington   Lottomatica Roma 31
8   Ratko Varda   Asseco Prokom 31
9   Bo McCalebb   Montepaschi Siena 34
10   Keith Langford   Khimki 42

Top 16Edit

Game Player Team Rating
1   Kenny Gregory   Union Olimpija 30
2   Marcelinho Huertas
  Khalid El-Amin
  Caja Laboral
  Lietuvos Rytas
29
3   D'or Fischer
  Lior Eliyahu
  Real Madrid
  Maccabi Electra
30
4   Antonis Fotsis   Panathinaikos 40
5   Marcelinho Huertas (2)   Caja Laboral 30
6   Fernando San Emeterio   Caja Laboral 37

QuarterfinalsEdit

Game Player Team Rating
1   Richard Hendrix   Maccabi Electra 28
2   Malik Hairston   Montepaschi Siena 32
3   Marko Jarić
  D'or Fischer (2)
  Montepaschi Siena
  Real Madrid
27
4   Malik Hairston (2)   Montepaschi Siena 31
5   Duško Savanović   Power Electronics Valencia 23

MVP of MonthEdit

Month Player Team
October 2010   Goran Jagodnik   Union Olimpija
November 2010   Chuck Eidson   Maccabi Electra
December 2010   Dimitris Diamantidis   Panathinaikos
January 2011   Juan Carlos Navarro   FC Barcelona
February 2011   Radoslav Nesterović   Olympiacos
March 2011   Jeremy Pargo   Maccabi Electra

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Euroleague Final Four set for Barcelona". Archived from the original on 18 July 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Game report:Maccabi Electra vs Panathinaikos". Archived from the original on 17 May 2011. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Game report: Real Madrid vs Montepaschi Sienna". Retrieved 8 May 2011.
  4. ^ "MVP Diamantidis heads 2010-11 All-Euroleague First Team". Archived from the original on 17 May 2011. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
  5. ^ Maroussi's licence to play Qualifying Rounds was revoked on September 16, so Budivelnyk authomatically advance to the Qualifying Round 2.
  6. ^ "Top 16 Draw set for January 4 in Barcelona". euroleague.net. 2010-12-16. Retrieved 2010-12-23.
  7. ^ Euroleague.net MVP Diamantidis heads 2010-11 All-Euroleague First Team.
  8. ^ [1]

External linksEdit