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The 2019 ACB Playoffs, also known as 2019 Liga Endesa Playoffs for sponsorship reasons, was the postseason tournament of the ACB's 2018–19 season, which began on 27 September 2018. The playoffs started on 30 May 2019 and ended on 21 June 2019 with the Finals.

2019 ACB Playoffs
Country Spain
Dates30 May 2019 – 23 June 2019
Teams8
Defending championsReal Madrid
ChampionsReal Madrid
(35th title)
Runners-upBarça Lassa
Semifinalists
Matches played19
Attendance154,801 (8,147 per match)

Real Madrid defended successfully the title and conquered its second consecutive league, 35th overall.

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FormatEdit

At the end of the regular season, the eight teams with the most wins qualify for the playoffs. The seedings are based on each team's record.

The bracket is fixed; there is no reseeding. The quarterfinals are best-of-three series; the team that wins two games advances to the next round. This round is in a 1–1–1 format. From the semifinals onward, the rounds are best-of-five series; the team that wins three games advances to the next round. These rounds, including the Finals, are in a 2–2–1 format. Home court advantage in any round belong to the higher-seeded team.

Playoff qualifyingEdit

On 31 March 2019, Barça Lassa became the first team to clinch a playoff spot.[1]

Seed Team Record Clinched
Playoff berth Seeded team Top seed
1 Real Madrid 28–6 13 April[2] 2 May[3] 26 May
2 Barça Lassa 27–7 31 March[1] 21 April[4]
3 Kirolbet Baskonia 26–8 20 April[5] 3 May[6]
4 Valencia Basket 23–11 4 May[7] 11 May
5 Unicaja 21–13 9 May[8]
6 Tecnyconta Zaragoza 18–16 26 May[9]
7 Divina Seguros Joventut 18–16 26 May[10]
8 Baxi Manresa 17–17 26 May[11]

BracketEdit

Teams in bold advance to the next round. The numbers to the left of each team indicate the team's seeding, and the numbers to the right indicate the result of games including result in bold of the team that won in that game.

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinals
 
                      
 
 
 
 
1 Real Madrid9888
 
 
 
8 Baxi Manresa7573
 
1 Real Madrid947985
 
 
 
4 Valencia Basket726678
 
4 Valencia Basket787679
 
 
 
5 Unicaja856976
 
1 Real Madrid87817774
 
 
 
2 Barça Lassa67807868
 
2 Barça Lassa87107
 
 
 
7 Divina Seguros Joventut6186
 
2 Barça Lassa1017696
 
 
 
6 Tecnyconta Zaragoza597081
 
3 Kirolbet Baskonia8169
 
 
6 Tecnyconta Zaragoza9176
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

All times are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00)

Real Madrid v Baxi ManresaEdit

30 May 2019 Real Madrid 98–75
(Series: 1–0)
Baxi Manresa Madrid
21:15 Scoring by quarter: 29–15, 24–22, 25–21, 20–17
Pts: Randolph 15
Rebs: Campazzo 7
Asts: Llull 8
PIR: Ayón, Campazzo 17
Boxscore Pts: Lalanne 26
Rebs: Tomàs 7
Asts: Lundberg 6
PIR: Lalanne 20
Arena: WiZink Center
Attendance: 7,465
Referees: Carlos Cortés, Luis Miguel Castillo, Alberto Sánchez Sixto
2 June 2019 Baxi Manresa 73–88
(Series: 0–2)
Real Madrid Manresa
21:30 Scoring by quarter: 11–26, 17–21, 17–24, 28–17
Pts: García 13
Rebs: Lalanne 6
Asts: Lundberg 7
PIR: García 15
Boxscore Pts: Campazzo 14
Rebs: Tavares 9
Asts: Campazzo 7
PIR: Campazzo 27
Arena: Nou Congost
Attendance: 4,950
Referees: Antonio Conde, Jorge Martínez, Jacobo Rial

This was the fourth playoff meeting between these two teams, with Real Madrid winning two of the first three meetings.

Barça Lassa v Divina Seguros JoventutEdit

31 May 2019 Barça Lassa 87–61
(Series: 1–0)
Divina Seguros Joventut Barcelona
21:30 Scoring by quarter: 29–20, 6–11, 25–15, 27–15
Pts: Heurtel 17
Rebs: Tomić 11
Asts: Heurtel 3
PIR: Singleton 25
Boxscore Pts: Boungou Colo 13
Rebs: López-Arostegui 6
Asts: Ventura 5
PIR: Boungou Colo 12
Arena: Palau Blaugrana
Attendance: 6,395
Referees: Fernando Calatrava, Juan de Dios Oyón, Alfonso Olivares
2 June 2019 Divina Seguros Joventut 86–107
(Series: 0–2)
Barça Lassa Badalona
19:00 Scoring by quarter: 19–28, 21–20, 25–31, 21–28
Pts: Laprovíttola 22
Rebs: Todorović 6
Asts: Laprovíttola 11
PIR: Laprovíttola 41
Boxscore Pts: Heurtel 32
Rebs: Hanga 7
Asts: Heurtel 9
PIR: Heurtel 44
Arena: Palau Municipal d'Esports
Attendance: 7,114
Referees: Daniel Hierrezuelo, Rafael Serrano, Francisco José Araña

This was the 12th playoff meeting between these two teams, with Barça Lassa winning eight of the first 11 meetings.

Kirolbet Baskonia v Tecnyconta ZaragozaEdit

30 May 2019 Kirolbet Baskonia 81–91
(Series: 0–1)
Tecnyconta Zaragoza Vitoria-Gasteiz
20:15 Scoring by quarter: 20–24, 14–26, 19–22, 28–19
Pts: Granger, Poirier 21
Rebs: Shengelia 7
Asts: Granger, Vildoza 4
PIR: Poirier 26
Boxscore Pts: Okoye 22
Rebs: Okoye 7
Asts: Alocén, Seibutis 6
PIR: Okoye 28
Arena: Fernando Buesa Arena
Attendance: 9,145
Referees: Antonio Conde, Óscar Perea, Arnau Padrós
2 June 2019 Tecnyconta Zaragoza 76–69
(Series: 2–0)
Kirolbet Baskonia Zaragoza
12:30 Scoring by quarter: 26–9, 12–24, 11–22, 27–14
Pts: Radović 16
Rebs: Radović 6
Asts: Alocén, Seibutis 3
PIR: Radović 21
Boxscore Pts: Granger 14
Rebs: three players 5
Asts: Granger 4
PIR: Granger 16
Arena: Pabellón Príncipe Felipe
Attendance: 9,622
Referees: José Antonio Martín Bertrán, Vicente Bultó, Raúl Zamorano

This was the first meeting in the playoffs between Kirolbet Baskonia and Tecnyconta Zaragoza.

Valencia Basket v UnicajaEdit

31 May 2019 Valencia Basket 78–85
(Series: 0–1)
Unicaja Valencia
19:15 Scoring by quarter: 27–30, 16–10, 17–25, 18–20
Pts: Van Rossom 15
Rebs: Labeyrie 6
Asts: Van Rossom 7
PIR: W. Thomas 15
Boxscore Pts: Milosavljević 28
Rebs: Díaz, Wiltjer 6
Asts: Fernández 5
PIR: Milosavljević 29
Arena: Fuente de San Luis
Attendance: 7,649
Referees: Carlos Peruga, Jordi Aliaga, Javier Torres
2 June 2019 Unicaja 69–76
(Series: 1–1)
Valencia Basket Málaga
16:30 Scoring by quarter: 12–20, 20–17, 21–15, 16–24
Pts: Lessort 12
Rebs: Lessort 8
Asts: Díaz 3
PIR: Lessort 16
Boxscore Pts: Tobey 14
Rebs: Abalde 6
Asts: Van Rossom 5
PIR: San Emeterio 17
Arena: Martín Carpena
Attendance: 9,055
Referees: Juan Carlos García González, Sergio Manuel, Martín Caballero
4 June 2019 Valencia Basket 79–76
(Series: 2–1)
Unicaja Valencia
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 25–10, 17–21, 16–20, 21–25
Pts: Tobey 7
Rebs: Dubljević 6
Asts: Van Rossom 7
PIR: Vives 17
Boxscore Pts: Shermadini 14
Rebs: Suárez 7
Asts: Fernández 5
PIR: Shermadini, Suárez 16
Arena: Fuente de San Luis
Attendance: 7,848
Referees: José Antonio Martín Bertrán, Carlos Peruga, Luis Miguel Castillo

This was the sixth playoff meeting between these two teams, with Unicaja winning three of the first five meetings.

SemifinalsEdit

All times are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00)

Real Madrid v Valencia BasketEdit

6 June 2018 Real Madrid 94–72
(Series: 1–0)
Valencia Basket Madrid
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 26–18, 22–15, 26–13, 20–26
Pts: Randolph 24
Rebs: Randolph 6
Asts: Campazzo 6
PIR: Randolph 30
Boxscore Pts: Doornekamp 15
Rebs: Dubljević 7
Asts: Vives 4
PIR: Doornekamp 25
Arena: WiZink Center
Attendance: 8,733
Referees: Daniel Hierrezuelo, Carlos Cortés, Juan de Dios Oyón
8 June 2018 Real Madrid 79–66
(Series: 2–0)
Valencia Basket Madrid
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 14–22, 28–14, 26–16, 11–14
Pts: Llull 13
Rebs: Ayón 8
Asts: Fernández 5
PIR: Ayón 18
Boxscore Pts: Dubljević, Tobey 12
Rebs: Labeyrie, W. Thomas 8
Asts: Sastre, Van Rossom 3
PIR: W. Thomas, Tobey 16
Arena: WiZink Center
Attendance: 9,373
Referees: José Antonio Martín Bertrán, Fernando Calatrava, Rafael Serrano
10 June 2019 Valencia Basket 78–85
(Series: 0–3)
Real Madrid Valencia
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 19–20, 19–15, 22–28, 18–22
Pts: Dubljević 19
Rebs: Tobey 9
Asts: Sastre 3
PIR: Dubljević 18
Boxscore Pts: Fernández 16
Rebs: Randolph 9
Asts: three players 4
PIR: Randolph 24
Arena: Fuente de San Luis
Attendance: 7,809
Referees: Antonio Conde, Carlos Cortés, Vicente Bultó

This was the sixth playoff meeting between these two teams, with Real Madrid winning four of the first five meetings.

Barça Lassa v Tecnyconta ZaragozaEdit

7 June 2018 Barça Lassa 101–59
(Series: 1–0)
Tecnyconta Zaragoza Barcelona
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 26–14, 25–12, 24–11, 26–22
Pts: Kuric 25
Rebs: Singleton 8
Asts: Heurtel 8
PIR: Kuric 28
Boxscore Pts: Barreiro, Seibutis 9
Rebs: Justiz 7
Asts: Alocén 3
PIR: McCalebb 10
Arena: Palau Blaugrana
Attendance: 5,679
Referees: Antonio Conde, Óscar Perea, Jacobo Rial
9 June 2018 Barça Lassa 76–70
(Series: 2–0)
Tecnyconta Zaragoza Barcelona
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 14–21, 22–19, 25–11, 15–19
Pts: Heurtel 21
Rebs: Oriola 10
Asts: Pangos 5
PIR: Heurtel 18
Boxscore Pts: Radović, Seibutis 12
Rebs: Radović 9
Asts: Alocén 4
PIR: Radović 16
Arena: Palau Blaugrana
Attendance: 5,891
Referees: Carlos Peruga, Jordi Aliaga, Raúl Zamorano
11 June 2019 Tecnyconta Zaragoza 81–96
(Series: 0–3)
Barça Lassa Zaragoza
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 19–23, 18–27, 21–19, 23–27
Pts: Justiz 24
Rebs: Justiz 9
Asts: three players 3
PIR: Justiz 32
Boxscore Pts: Kuric 27
Rebs: Tomić 11
Asts: Heurtel 5
PIR: Kuric 27
Arena: Pabellón Príncipe Felipe
Attendance: 9,411
Referees: Daniel Hierrezuelo, Fernando Calatrava, Luis Miguel Castillo

This was the first meeting in the playoffs between Barça Lassa and Tecnyconta Zaragoza.

FinalsEdit

All times are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00)
15 June 2018 Real Madrid 87–67
(Series: 1–0)
Barça Lassa Madrid
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 22–17, 25–15, 16–20, 24–15
Pts: Campazzo 19
Rebs: Ayón 7
Asts: Campazzo, Llull 4
PIR: Campazzo 24
Boxscore Pts: Heurtel 14
Rebs: Claver 12
Asts: Heurtel, Pangos 3
PIR: Claver 17
Arena: WiZink Center
Attendance: 11,876
Referees: Carlos Peruga, Fernando Calatrava, Luis Miguel Castillo
17 June 2018 Real Madrid 81–80
(Series: 2–0)
Barça Lassa Madrid
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 11–17, 18–17, 24–25, 28–21
Pts: Carroll 25
Rebs: Tavares 9
Asts: Llull 5
PIR: Carroll 28
Boxscore Pts: Heurtel 30
Rebs: Tomić 7
Asts: three players 2
PIR: Heurtel 28
Arena: WiZink Center
Attendance: 12,247
Referees: José Antonio Martín Bertrán, Antonio Conde, Rafael Serrano
19 June 2019 Barça Lassa 78–77
(Series: 1–2)
Real Madrid Barcelona
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 19–18, 15–22, 22–18, 22–19
Pts: Heurtel 21
Rebs: Claver 7
Asts: Hanga. Heurtel 4
PIR: Heurtel 19
Boxscore Pts: Campazzo, Thompkins 18
Rebs: Randolph, Tavares 3
Asts: Campazzo 4
PIR: Campazzo 26
Arena: Palau Blaugrana
Attendance: 7,238
Referees: Daniel Hierrezuelo, Carlos Cortés, Vicente Bultó
21 June 2019 Barça Lassa 68–74
(Series: 1–3)
Real Madrid Barcelona
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 21–24, 12–13, 14–18, 21–19
Pts: Pangos 16
Rebs: Tomić 6
Asts: Pangos 4
PIR: Singleton 13
Boxscore Pts: Campazzo 15
Rebs: Tavares 13
Asts: Campazzo 6
PIR: Campazzo 28
Arena: Palau Blaugrana
Attendance: 7,301
Referees: Antonio Conde, Carlos Peruga, Fernando Calatrava

This was the 19th playoff meeting between these two teams, with each team winning nine series.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ACB.COM - Barça Lassa sella su presencia en el Playoff". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 31 March 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ "ACB.COM - El Real Madrid asegura su billete al Playoff". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 13 April 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  3. ^ "ACB.COM - El Real Madrid, cabeza de serie en el Playoff 2018-19". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 2 May 2019. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  4. ^ "ACB.COM - El Barça Lassa ya es cabeza de serie en el Playoff". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 21 April 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  5. ^ "ACB.COM - KIROLBET Baskonia, clasificado para el Playoff Liga Endesa". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 20 April 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  6. ^ "ACB.COM - El KIROLBET Baskonia, cabeza de serie en el Playoff 2018-19". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 3 May 2019. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  7. ^ "ACB.COM - El Valencia Basket ya es equipo de Playoff". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 4 May 2019. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  8. ^ "ACB.COM - El Unicaja, clasificado para el Playoff". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 9 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  9. ^ "ACB.COM - Tecnyconta Zaragoza regresa al Playoff". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  10. ^ "ACB.COM - Divina Seguros Joventut, clasificado para el Playoff de la Liga Endesa". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  11. ^ "ACB.COM - BAXI Manresa, 21 años después a Playoff". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.

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