In Istanbul two semifinal bouts kicked off Final four of the basketball Euroleague in season 2016-2017.
Last year’s winner of Euroleague the Moscow CSKA could not defend the title. “Soldiers” during the first half of the match against Olympiacos had a double-digit advantage, but the Greeks got back in the game. The key moment of the match occurred in 41 seconds before the end of the game when defender Olympiakos Eric green if the scores are converted a three-pointer.
CSKA — Olympiacos 78:82 (18:12, 22:21, 24:27, 14:22)
CSKA: Teodosic (23), De Colo (16), Jackson (12).
Olympiacos: Spanoulis (14 + 6 assists), Printezis (14 + 7 rebounds), Papanicolaou (14 + 9 rebounds).
Second place in the Euroleague final went to the hosts Fenerbahce in the match against real Madrid from the first minutes began to gain the advantage. More break Turks have accumulated a 10-point lead, and the second half of the match calmly kept control of the game.
Fenerbahce – Real 84:75 (21:13, 23:21, 19:16, 21:25)
Fenerbahce: Udo (18 + 12 rebounds + 8 assists + 2 blocked shots), Bogdanovich (14 + 6 rebounds), Gay (12).
Real Madrid: Llull (28 + 8 assists), Carroll (21), Tompkins (8).
The final and the match for third place scheduled for Sunday, may 21.
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