Olympiacos crowned Europe's best in Istanbul

Olympiacos crowned Europe's best in Istanbul

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Olympiacos crowned Europes best in Istanbul


Europe's champion was crowned in a fierce final game as Olympiacos and CSKA Moscow battled it out last night in Euroleague's final game in Istanbul. 

CSKA Moscow was enjoying a 19 points lead well into the third quarter until Olympiacos charged into victory in the final quarter. The heated game ended with a 62 to 61 end score, with Olympiacos claiming the title of Europe's best. 

Milos Teodosic of CSKA and Vassilis Spanoulis of Olympiacos outshined their peers by scoring 15 points each. 

After battling their way to Istanbul, four great teams to compete to be the greatest had been settled as  CSKA Moscow, FC Barcelona Regal, Olympiacos Piraeus and then defending champion Panathinaikos. 

Olympiacos Piraeus has defeated  FC Barcelona Regal as CSKA Moscow had joined in after overcoming Panathinaikos in the semifinals.