September 01, 2014
PHASE PAGES, Final Eight 2007-08
by: Eurocupbasketball.com
QUARTERFINALS
Cuneyt Erden - Galatasaray Cafe Crown
Galatasaray Cafe Crown, DKV Joventut, Dynamo Moscow and Akasvayu Girona will be the ULEB Cup semifinalists! All hearts stopped in the Turkish duel of quarterfinals when Cuneyt Erden blasted a three on the buzzer that earned Galatasaray a 60-61 semis passport by defeating Besiktas Cola Turka. Dynamo Moscow defeated PGE Turow big by 78-63 behind Henry Domercant's 22 points.
SEMIFINALS
Ivan Radenovic - Akasvayu Girona
The two semifinals were decided in the last minutes of both games, proving that the Final Eight is a high-octane final round! In the first game, DKV Joventut defeated Galatasaray Cafe Crown by 90-83 behing Rudy Fernandez's 27 points. In the other game of the night, Akasvayu Girona defeated Dynamo Moscow by a tight 78-81 behind 20 points by Ivan Radonevic. Therefore, we will have an all-Spanish ULEB Cup Final!
FINAL
DKV Joventut Champion ULEB Cup 2007-08  - Final Eight Turin 2008
The ULEB Cup has a new champion, and it's none other than DKV Joventut! With a defensive masterpiece that will go down in the record books, Joventut buried Akasvayu Girona 54-79. Demond Mallet paced the winners with 26 points, while Rudy Fernandez, who didn't start due to an injury, had 13, 6 rebounds and 3 steals off the bench and was named MVP. In the game for third place, Dynamo Moscow got rid of Galatasaray Cafe Crown, 84-67.
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