2019 EuroCup Finals

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2019 EuroCup Finals
Event2018–19 EuroCup Basketball
First leg
Date9 April 2019 (2019-04-09)
VenueFuente de San Luis, Valencia
MVPWill Thomas
Attendance7,911
Second leg
Date12 April 2019 (2019-04-12)
VenueMercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Attendance12,945
Third leg
Date15 April 2019 (2019-04-15)
VenueFuente de San Luis, Valencia
Attendance8,014
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The 2019 EuroCup Finals will be the concluding games of the 2018–19 EuroCup season, the 17th season of Europe's secondary club basketball tournament organised by Euroleague Basketball, the 11th season since it was renamed from the ULEB Cup to the EuroCup, and the third season under the title sponsorship name of 7DAYS. The first leg played at the Fuente de San Luis arena in Valencia, Spain, on 9 April 2019, the second leg played at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany, on 12 April 2019 and the third leg, if necessary, was be played again at the Fuente de San Luis arena in Valencia, Spain, on 15 April 2019, between Spanish side Valencia Basket[1] and German side Alba Berlin.[2]

It will be the sixth Finals appearance in the competition for Valencia Basket and the second ever final appearance in EuroCup for Alba Berlin. Both teams met previously in the 2010 Finals played in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, and Valencia beat the Germans by 67–44.

Valencia Basket has won the series 2-1 and also achieved qualification to the 2019–20 EuroLeague.

Venues[edit]

Valencia
2019 EuroCup Finals (Europe)
Berlin
Fuente de San Luis Mercedes-Benz Arena
Capacity: 9,000 Capacity: 14,500
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Road to the Finals[edit]

Note: In the table, the score of the finalist is given first (H = home; A = away).

Spain Valencia Basket Round Germany Alba Berlin
1st place (8–2) (Group C) Regular season 2nd place (7–3) (Group B)
1st place (6–0) (Group G) Top 16 1st place (5–1) (Group E)
Opponent Series 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Playoffs Opponent Series 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Lithuania Rytas 2–0 75–64 (H) 71–56 (A) Quarterfinals Spain Unicaja 2–1 90–91 (H) 101–81 (A) 79–75 (H)
Russia UNICS 2–0 69–64 (H) 79–73 (A) Semifinals Spain MoraBanc Andorra 2–0 102–97 (H) 87–81 (A)

First leg[edit]

9 April 2019 Valencia Basket Spain 89–75
(Series: 1–0)
Germany Alba Berlin Valencia
20:30 Scoring by quarter: 20–13, 21–25, 30–15, 18–22
Pts: Thomas 22
Rebs: Dubljević 8
Asts: Van Rossom 7
PIR: Thomas 25
Boxscore Pts: Siva 17
Rebs: Sikma, Thiemann 5
Asts: Siva 7
PIR: Siva 20
Arena: Fuente de San Luis
Attendance: 7,911
Referees: Sreten Radović (CRO), Emin Moğulkoç (TUR), Robert Vyklický (CZE)
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
PG 9 Belgium Sam Van Rossom 15 1 7
SG 19 Spain Fernando San Emeterio 11 4 1
SF 30 Spain Joan Sastre 2 2 2
PF 10 Georgia (country) Will Thomas 22 6 1
C 13 United States Mike Tobey 3 6 1
Reserves:
SF 6 Spain Alberto Abalde 2 0 0
PF 7 France Louis Labeyrie 7 6 0
SG 8 France Antoine Diot 0 2 4
C 14 Montenegro Bojan Dubljević 9 8 1
SG 17 Spain Rafa Martínez 0 0 0
SG 21 United States Matt Thomas 16 1 1
PF 42 Canada Aaron Doornekamp 2 4 2
Head coach:
Spain Jaume Ponsarnau
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Valencia Statistics[3] Alba Berlin
23/36 (63.9%) 2-pt field goals 16/37 (43.2%)
9/26 (34.6%) 3-pt field goals 12/24 (50%)
16/20 (80%) Free throws 7/12 (58.3%)
16 Offensive rebounds 9
26 Defensive rebounds 15
42 Total rebounds 24
20 Assists 16
12 Turnovers 10
4 Steals 5
1 Blocks 1
16 Fouls 21
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
PG 3 United States Peyton Siva 17 1 7
SG 15 Iceland Martin Hermannsson 16 0 2
SF 31 Lithuania Rokas Giedraitis 9 2 3
PF 43 United States Luke Sikma 7 5 3
C 42 United States Dennis Clifford 4 0 0
Reserves:
G 1 Germany Joshiko Saibu 0 1 0
SF 5 Germany Niels Giffey 7 2 0
PF 10 Germany Tim Schneider 0 2 0
SF 22 Germany Franz Wagner 2 0 0
G 25 Germany Kenneth Ogbe 1 1 0
PF 32 Germany Johannes Thiemann 8 5 1
C 35 Cameroon Landry Nnoko 4 3 0
Head coach:
Spain Aíto García Reneses

Second leg[edit]

12 April 2019 Alba Berlin Germany 95–920(OT)
(Series: 1–1)
Spain Valencia Basket Berlin
20:00 Scoring by quarter: 23–21, 19–18, 20–20, 21–24Overtime: 12–9
Pts: Giedraitis 17
Rebs: Sikma 6
Asts: Hermannsson, Siva 6
PIR: Sikma 20
Boxscore Pts: Van Rossom 22
Rebs: Labeyrie 5
Asts: Thomas 5
PIR: San Emeterio, Van Rossom 21
Arena: Mercedes-Benz Arena
Attendance: 12,945
Referees: Ilija Belošević (SRB), Elias Koromilas (GRE), Gytis Vilius (LTU)
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
PG 3 United States Peyton Siva 14 2 6
SG 15 Iceland Martin Hermannsson 14 4 6
SF 31 Lithuania Rokas Giedraitis 17 2 1
PF 43 United States Luke Sikma 15 6 4
C 42 United States Dennis Clifford 5 4 0
Reserves:
G 1 Germany Joshiko Saibu 2 1 1
SF 5 Germany Niels Giffey 11 2 1
PF 10 Germany Tim Schneider 0 3 0
SF 22 Germany Franz Wagner 6 0 0
G 25 Germany Kenneth Ogbe DNP
PF 32 Germany Johannes Thiemann 7 2 1
C 35 Cameroon Landry Nnoko 4 3 0
Head coach:
Spain Aíto García Reneses
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Alba Berlin Statistics[4] Valencia
22/42 (52.4%) 2-pt field goals 12/23 (52.2%)
8/27 (29.6%) 3-pt field goals 14/30 (46.7%)
27/32 (84.4%) Free throws 26/31 (83.9%)
15 Offensive rebounds 10
18 Defensive rebounds 25
33 Total rebounds 35
20 Assists 16
8 Turnovers 19
7 Steals 2
1 Blocks 0
30 Fouls 30
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
PG 9 Belgium Sam Van Rossom 22 3 3
SG 19 Spain Fernando San Emeterio 16 4 2
SF 30 Spain Joan Sastre 6 3 1
PF 10 Georgia (country) Will Thomas 15 4 5
C 13 United States Mike Tobey 3 0 0
Reserves:
SF 6 Spain Alberto Abalde 4 2 0
PF 7 France Louis Labeyrie 5 5 0
SG 8 France Antoine Diot 2 1 1
C 14 Montenegro Bojan Dubljević 9 4 1
SG 17 Spain Rafa Martínez DNP
SG 21 United States Matt Thomas 5 2 2
PF 42 Canada Aaron Doornekamp 5 3 1
Head coach:
Spain Jaume Ponsarnau

Third leg[edit]

15 April 2019 Valencia Basket Spain 89–63
(Series: 2–1)
Germany Alba Berlin Valencia
20:30 Scoring by quarter: 17–18, 29–15, 17–11, 26–19
Pts: M. Thomas 19
Rebs: Dubljević 8
Asts: Antoine Diot 7te
PIR: Dubljević 27
Boxscore Pts: Giedraitis 19
Rebs: Sikma 8
Asts: Sikma, Siva 4
PIR: Giedraitis 15
Arena: Fuente de San Luis
Attendance: 8,014
Referees: Fernando Rocha (POR), Petri Mantyla (FIN), Milan Nedović (SLO)
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
PG 9 Belgium Sam Van Rossom 0 1 4
SG 16 Spain Guillem Vives 0 0 1
SF 19 Spain Fernando San Emeterio 18 2 2
PF 10 Georgia (country) Will Thomas 15 3 2
C 13 United States Mike Tobey 1 4 1
Reserves:
SF 6 Spain Alberto Abalde 3 0 0
PF 7 France Louis Labeyrie 4 7 2
SG 8 France Antoine Diot 2 5 7
C 14 Montenegro Bojan Dubljević 18 8 3
SG 21 United States Matt Thomas 19 1 3
SF 30 Spain Joan Sastre 5 0 0
PF 42 Canada Aaron Doornekamp 4 1 0
Head coach:
Spain Jaume Ponsarnau
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Valencia Statistics[5] Alba Berlin
19/35 (54.3%) 2-pt field goals 14/31 (45.2%)
13/25 (52%) 3-pt field goals 9/29 (31%)
12/19 (63.2%) Free throws 8/9 (88.9%)
7 Offensive rebounds 9
28 Defensive rebounds 25
35 Total rebounds 34
25 Assists 15
10 Turnovers 16
9 Steals 5
5 Blocks 5
19 Fouls 22


2018–19 EuroCup champions
Spain
Valencia Basket
(4th title)
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
PG 3 United States Peyton Siva 14 3 4
SG 15 Iceland Martin Hermannsson 5 0 2
SF 31 Lithuania Rokas Giedraitis 19 2 0
PF 43 United States Luke Sikma 0 8 4
C 42 United States Dennis Clifford 6 1 0
Reserves:
G 1 Germany Joshiko Saibu 0 0 0
SF 5 Germany Niels Giffey 2 5 3
PF 10 Germany Tim Schneider 2 4 2
SF 22 Germany Franz Wagner 0 2 0
G 25 Germany Kenneth Ogbe 0 1 0
PF 32 Germany Johannes Thiemann 6 2 0
C 35 Cameroon Landry Nnoko 9 4 0
Head coach:
Spain Aíto García Reneses

Finals MVP[edit]

Pos Player Team Ref
PF
Georgia (country) Will Thomas Spain Valencia Basket
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Valencia downs UNICS to reach sixth EuroCup Finals!". Eurocup Basketball. 22 March 2019. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  2. ^ "ALBA wins in Andorra, reaches Finals". Eurocup Basketball. 22 March 2019. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  3. ^ Boxscore
  4. ^ Boxscore
  5. ^ Boxscore
  6. ^ "Will Thomas is MVP of Finals". Eurocupbasketball.com. 16 April 2019.

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