Basketball Champions League Final Four

The Basketball Champions League Final Four (BCL Final Four) is the concluding final four tournament of each season's Basketball Champions League. The tournament's full official name is FIBA Basketball Champions League Final Four. The BCL is an international professional basketball competition that is contested by European basketball clubs, and which is organized by the Basketball Champions League S.A., in conjunction with FIBA.

Basketball Champions League Final Four
Organising bodyBasketball Champions League
Founded2017; 3 years ago (2017)
First season2017
Number of teams4
Current championsSpain San Pablo Burgos (1st title)
(2020)
Most championshipsFour clubs (1 title)
Websitechampionsleague.basketball
2020 Basketball Champions League Final Eight

The final fours are hosted by one of the final four teams.

HistoryEdit

The very first BCL Final Four, the 2017 Basketball Champions League Final Four, was held from 28 April to 30 April, 2017.[1]

During the 2019–20 season, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the following suspension of the league,[2] the usual format of an Final Four was changed to a Final Eight.[3]

ResultsEdit

Edition Season Host city Final Third and fourth place
Winners Score Second place Third place Score Fourth place
1 2017  
La Laguna
 
Iberostar Tenerife
63–59
Details
 
Banvit
 
Monaco
91–77  
Umana Reyer Venezia
2 2018  
Athens
 
AEK
100–94
Details
 
Monaco
 
UCAM Murcia
85–74  
MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg
3 2019  
Antwerp
 
Segafredo Virtus Bologna
73–61
Details
 
Iberostar Tenerife
 
Telenet Antwerp Giants
72–58  
Brose Bamberg
4 2020  
Athens
 
San Pablo Burgos
85–74
Details
 
AEK
 
JDA Dijon
70–65  
Casademont Zaragoza

ArenasEdit

Year Arena Image City Country Capacity
2017 Pabellón Insular Santiago Martín   San Cristóbal de La Laguna   Spain
5,100
2018 O.A.C.A. Olympic Indoor Hall   Athens   Greece
18,989
2019 Sportpaleis   Antwerp   Belgium
18,400
2020 O.A.C.A. Olympic Indoor Hall   Athens   Greece
18,989

Final Four MVPEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Competition System Final Four.
  2. ^ "FIBA suspends all competitions indefinitely over health concerns - Sportsnet.ca". www.sportsnet.ca. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Basketball Champions League to schedule a Final Eight in late September to conclude the 2019-20 season". 31 March 2020. Retrieved 2 April 2020.

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