1966–67 FIBA European Champions Cup

The 1966–67 FIBA FIBA European Champions Cup was the tenth season of the European top-tier level professional basketball club competition FIBA European Champions Cup (now called EuroLeague). The trophy was won by Real Madrid, for the third time, at their home venue Pavilion at the Sports City of Real Madrid, after they defeated Simmenthal Milano 91–83.[1]

1966–67 FIBA European Champions Cup
LeagueFIBA European Champions Cup
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Final Four
ChampionsSpain Real Madrid
  Runners-upItaly Simmenthal Milano
FIBA European Champions Cup seasons

Competition systemEdit

25 teams. European national domestic league champions, plus the then current FIBA European Champions Cup title holders only, playing in a tournament system. The competition culminated in a Final Four.

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
KR   127–203   Simmenthal Milano 63–90 64–113
Fribourg Olympic   104–171   Vorwärts Leipzig 61–84 43–87
Collegians   0–4*   Herly Amsterdam 0–2 0–2
Steaua Bucureşti   195–150   Union Firestone Ehgartner 96–81 99–69
Honvéd   167–120   Galatasaray 94–55 73–65
USC Heidelberg   134–110   SISU 72–49 62–61
Alvik   135–154   Torpan Pojat 63–69 72–85
Black Star Mersch   91–225   Real Madrid 44–100 47–125
Wydad Casablanca   117–158   ASVEL 75–80 42–78

*Collegians from Belfast withdrew before the first leg and Herly Amsterdam received a forfeit (2-0) in both games.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Torpan Pojat   159–190   Simmenthal Milano 79–100 80–90
Vorwärts Leipzig   127–116   Legia Warsaw 57–51 70–65
Hapoel Tel Aviv   0–4*   Lokomotiv Sofia 0–2 0–2
AEK   110–122   ASVEL 64–53 46–69
Herly Amsterdam   156–159   AŠK Olimpija 74–72 82–87
Steaua Bucureşti   142–142**   Slavia VŠ Praha 76–72 66–70
USC Heidelberg   177–197   Real Madrid 88–93 89–104
Honvéd   150–167   Racing Mechelen 80–76 70–91

*Hapoel Tel Aviv withdrew before the first leg and Lokomotiv Sofia received a forfeit (2-0) in both games.

**After a 142 aggregate drew, a third decisive game was held in which Slavia VŠ Praha won 77–61.

Quarterfinals group stageEdit

The quarterfinals were played with a round-robin system, in which every Two Game series (TGS) constituted as one game for the record.

Key to colors
     Top two places in each group advance to Semifinals

Group AEdit

Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   Real Madrid 3 6 3 0 502 449 +53
2.   Slavia VŠ Praha 3 5 2 1 497 458 +39
3.   Vorwärts Leipzig 3 4 1 2 401 433 -32
4.   Lokomotiv Sofia 3 3 0 3 454 514 -60

Group BEdit

Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   Simmenthal Milano 3 6 3 0 593 526 +67
2.   AŠK Olimpija 3 4 1 2 487 480 +7
3.   Racing Mechelen 3 4 1 2 527 527 0
4.   ASVEL 3 4 1 2 427 498 -71

Final fourEdit

SemifinalsEdit

March 29, Sports City of Real Madrid Pavilion, Madrid

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Slavia VŠ Praha   97–103   Simmenthal Milano
AŠK Olimpija   86–88   Real Madrid

3rd place gameEdit

April 1, Sports City of Real Madrid Pavilion, Madrid

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Slavia VŠ Praha   88-83   AŠK Olimpija

FinalEdit

April 1, Sports City of Real Madrid Pavilion, Madrid

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Real Madrid   91–83   Simmenthal Milano
1966–67 FIBA European Champions Cup
Champions
 
Real Madrid
3rd Title

Final standingsEdit

Team
    Real Madrid
    Simmenthal Milano
    Slavia VŠ Praha
  AŠK Olimpia

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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