Nanterre 92 have been crowned 2017 FIBA Europe Cup champions, defeating fellow French team Elan Chalon 82-79 on Tuesday evening, for the 140-137 win on aggregate score.
During the Basketball Champions League Final Four Gala Dinner on Saturday, a couple of season prizes were awarded. Besides the MVP of the Season, the Best Plays (Dunk, Assist, Block), the Best Young Player and the Star Lineup awards were announced during the Gala Diner, in presence of participating clubs, representatives of the City and Government of Tenerife, European Leagues, FIBA and Basketball Champions League senior officials.
Jordan Theodore, the player of Banvit, has been awarded the title of Most Valuable Player of the 2016-17 Basketball Champions League Season.
Russian club Dynamo Kursk created history on Sunday evening, defeating Fenerbahce 77-63 in the EuroLeague Women Final for their maiden title.
With a stirring fourth-quarter comeback on the EuroCup Women Final return leg, Yakin Dogu Universitesi have been crowned EuroCup Women champions in their rookie season.
The country will once again be in the forefront of regional sports when it hosts the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Championship on May 12-18 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Nanterre 92 and Elan Chalon will contest the 2017 FIBA Europe Cup Final in an all-French affair, by winning their respective Semi-Finals on Wednesday evening.
The Basketball Champions League Final Four pairings have been set, following the completion of a draw on Thursday afternoon in Tenerife.
Tickets for the Final Phase of FIBA EuroBasket 2017 are now on sale. The Final Phase will be played in Sinan Erdem Arena from September 9-17, with a number of ticket options available, including a Follow Your Team package.
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, on Thursday announced it has signed a renewal agreement with The Sports Channel in Israel for the 2017-2021 cycle of FIBA events.