EuroCup 2007 Final: After 10 years of drought, Real Madrid wins a continental title again

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 2007 Decade 2000 EuroCup Lietuvos Rytas Real Madrid

In its last year as a single final format, from here it would be in F8 format and then F4, in 2007 the EuroCup was won by Real Madrid, who had lost it three years before, beating a willing Lietuvos Rytas (87-75), who never gave up the match. The MVP of the final was given to Charles Smith, top scorer of the match, in addition to his usual defensive delivery

Hapoel Jerusalem – Zeleznik
SIG Basket – Lietuvos Rytas
Red Star – Real Madrid
Unics Kazan – Montepaschi Siena

Lietuvos Rytas – Zeleznik
Unics Kazan – Real Madrid

At the beginning Real Madrid showed signs of a more solid basketball, although this did not translate into a great income, (22-18) at the end of the first quarter, and (41-40) at half time. It was at the restart when the Whites began to build their victory based on defense, and with a partial (8-0) went from eleven to 10 minutes to the end (69-58). An advantage that they already knew how to manage at all times.

Real Madrid 87
*López – 5p, 5r
*Bullock – 16p, 2r
*Mumbrú – 9p, 7r
*Hervelle – 10p, 5r
*Reyes – 16p, 8r
Smith – 19p, 3r
Sekulic – 7p, 2r
Tunceri – 5p, 2a
Tomas – 0p

Lietuvos Rytas 75
*Stelmahers – 4p, 2a
*Rush – 10p, 2r
*Jomantas – 7p, 2r
*Nielsen – 11p, 8r
*Petravicius – 8p, 2r
Slezas – 3p
Lukauskis – 0p, 1r
Delininkaitis – 9p, 2r
Koljevic – 9p, 1r
E.Zukauskas – 5p, 1r
Batista – 9p, 6r
Blums – 0p