April 18, 2014

Star Turn: Romain Sato, Valencia Basket

As a man used to fighting for titles on basketball courtx across the continent, former Euroleague champion Romain Sato finds himself in a familiar territory as he and Valencia Basket get ready to face Unics Kazan in the Eurocup Finals.
May 1 to May 7, 2014
Nizhny Novgorod vs. Valencia Basket Club
Unics Kazan vs. Valencia Basket
The finals will be played in a home-and-away format, with the overall cunulative score determinig the winner of a round.

Game 1, Thursday, May 1, 2014
FINALS [Analysis]
Valencia Basket vs. Unics Kazan
May 1

Game 2, Wednesday, May 7, 2014
FINALS [Analysis]
Unics Kazan vs. Valencia Basket
May 7

Game 2, Wednesday, April 9, 2014
SEMIFINAL A [Analysis]
Stats Report
Unics Kazan vs. Crvena Zvezda Telekom
SEMIFINAL B [Analysis]
Nizhny Novgorod vs. Valencia Basket

Game 1, Tuesday - Wednesday, April 1-2, 2014
SEMIFINAL A [Analysis]
Stats Report
Crvena Zvezda Telekom vs. Unics Kazan
SEMIFINAL B [Analysis]
Valencia Basket vs. Nizhny Novgorod
The results of the Eurocup Last 32 determine homecourt advantage - the second game played at home, in every two-game series - through and including the finals. Here is how the remaining teams are ranked according to their Last 32 results:
Last 32

Unics Kazan, 5-1, 1st place, +36

Nizhny Novgorod, 5-1, 1st place, +32

Crvena Zvezda Telekom, 4-2, 2nd place, +39

Valencia Basket, 3-3, 2nd place, +69
Player Spotlight
Kostas Kaimakoglou - Unics Kazan - EC13 (photo unics.ru)_55424
    Kostas Kaimakoglou, Unics Kazan
    From the junior ranks until he lifted a Euroleague trophy, Kostas Kaimakoglou of Unics Kazan has always been a player who has had to prove himself. And he’s done just that at every step of the way.
Eurocup Finals Timeline (2003 - 2013)
Latest News
Nikos Zisis - Unics Kazan - EC13 (photo unics.ru)_55419Semifinals Game 2 MVP: Nikos Zisis, Unics Kazan
The stage for the finals is set for next May 1 and 7 as Valencia Basket and Unics Kazan will meet up for a two-game series as Nikos Zisis of Unics amassed an index rating performance of 31 to lead his team and become the MVP of the week.