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The 2019 FIBA Intercontinental Cup was the 28th edition of the FIBA Intercontinental Cup. The tournament took place from 15 to 17 February 2019. The tournament was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the Carioca Arena 1.[1][2]

2019 FIBA Intercontinental Cup
Arena Carioca 1 (28980231736).jpg
The Carioca Arena 1 hosted the Final Four.
Competition details
Season 2019
Teams 4
Dates 15 – 17 February 2019
Final positions
Champions Greece AEK (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil Flamengo
Awards
MVP North Macedonia Jordan Theodore (ΑΕΚ)
Records
Highest scoring Jordan Dar Tucker (San L.) 37
(final four)
North Macedonia Jordan Theodore (ΑΕΚ) 22 (in the final)
2017
2020

Contents

FormatEdit

The tournament was held under a Final Four format, played by four teams, and included a third-place game.[3]

TeamsEdit

The tournament was contested by four teams. The NBA opted to send the G League champions, rather than send the NBA champions. While the champions of the EuroLeague were not allowed to participate by FIBA World, due to the EuroLeague's dispute with FIBA.[4]

Team Qualification Qualified date Participation
(bold indicates winners)
  San Lorenzo Winners of the 2018 FIBA Americas League 25 March 2018
1st
  AEK Winners of the 2017–18 Basketball Champions League 6 May 2018
1st
  Austin Spurs Winners of the 2017–18 NBA G League 10 April 2018
1st
  Flamengo Host team
2nd (Previous: 2014)

VenueEdit

When the event was announced, it was also announced that the game would be played at the Carioca Arena 1, the home arena of the tournament's host club, Flamengo. Carioca Arena 1 is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The arena was opened in 2016, and it has a seating capacity of 6,000 people for basketball games.

Rio de Janeiro
2019 FIBA Intercontinental Cup (Brazil)
Carioca Arena 1
Capacity: 6,000

BracketEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
15 February
 
 
  San Lorenzo64
 
17 February
 
  AEK86
 
  AEK86
 
15 February
 
  Flamengo70
 
  Flamengo90
 
 
  Austin Spurs58
 
Third place game
 
 
17 February
 
 
  San Lorenzo77
 
 
  Austin Spurs59

SemifinalsEdit

Third place gameEdit

FinalEdit


2019 FIBA Intercontinental Cup champions
 
AEK Athens

(1st title)

Final standingsEdit

Final Four MVPEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ La FIBA Intercontinental Cup ritorna al formato Final Four ‹See Tfd›(in Italian).
  2. ^ FIBA Intercontinental Cup to reportedly go back to a Final Four format.
  3. ^ New FIBA Intercontinental Cup trophy unveiled ahead of showcase event in Rio.
  4. ^ "NBA G League champions Austin Spurs highlight revamped four-team FIBA Intercontinental Cup". FIBA. 17 January 2019. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  5. ^ AEK beat Flamengo in Final to win FIBA Intercontinental Cup.

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