1997–98 FIBA Euroleague

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FIBA Euroleague 1997–98
League FIBA Euroleague
Sport Basketball
Regular Season
Top scorer Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Predrag Stojaković (PAOK)
Final Four
Final Four champions Italy Kinder Bologna
  Runners-up Greece AEK Athens
Final Four MVP Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zoran Savić (Kinder Bologna)
FIBA Euroleague seasons

The 1997-98 FIBA Euroleague season began on September 18, 1997 and ended on April 23, 1998. The Final four was held at Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona with Kinder Bologna defeating AEK Athens at the final in front of 11,900 spectators.[1]

Benetton Treviso finished in third position while Partizan finished fourth.

First preliminary stage[edit]

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     Redirected as Bottom 3 team

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Greece Olympiacos 10 7 3 722 702 20
2. Turkey Efes Pilsen 10 6 4 718 674 44
3. Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 10 5 5 747 739 8
4. Russia CSKA Moscow 10 5 5 763 756 7
5. Spain Real Madrid 10 4 6 787 793 -6
6. France Limoges CSP 10 3 7 662 735 -73

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Italy Benetton Treviso 10 9 1 782 664 118
2. Spain Estudiantes 10 6 4 753 747 6
3. Greece PAOK 10 6 4 729 672 57
4. Turkey Türk Telekom 10 5 5 711 716 -5
5. Croatia Croatia Split 10 4 6 747 768 -21
6. Portugal FC Porto 10 0 10 688 843 -155

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Italy Kinder Bologna 10 9 1 773 655 118
2. Spain FC Barcelona 10 7 3 828 793 35
3. France Pau-Orthez 10 5 5 739 750 -11
4. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 10 4 6 793 807 -14
5. Turkey Ülker 10 3 7 734 769 -35
6. Israel Hapoel Jerusalem 10 2 8 680 773 -93

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Greece AEK Athens 10 6 4 683 653 +30
2. Italy Teamsystem Bologna 10 6 4 753 788 -35
3. Croatia Cibona 10 5 5 741 732 +8
4. Germany Alba Berlin 10 5 5 752 754 -2
5. Slovenia Union Olimpija 10 4 6 701 716 -15
6. France PSG Racing 10 4 6 668 655 +13

Second preliminary stage[edit]

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     Qualified to Top 16
     Eliminated

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Greece Olympiacos 16 12 4 1176 1098 78
2. Turkey Efes Pilsen 16 12 4 1232 1106 126
3. Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 16 11 5 1236 1152 84
4. Croatia Croatia Split 16 5 11 1185 1243 -58
5. Turkey Türk Telekom 16 5 11 1131 1185 -54
6. Portugal FC Porto 16 0 16 1071 1356 -285

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Italy Benetton Treviso 16 12 4 1213 1100 113
2. Russia CSKA Moscow 16 9 7 1217 1159 58
3. Greece PAOK 16 9 7 1119 1083 36
4. Spain Estudiantes 16 8 8 1171 1191 -20
5. Spain Real Madrid 16 7 9 1187 1165 22
6. France Limoges CSP 16 6 10 1099 1199 -100

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Italy Kinder Bologna 16 13 3 1196 1058 138
2. Germany Alba Berlin 16 9 7 1203 1208 -5
3. Spain FC Barcelona 16 9 7 1273 1255 18
4. Slovenia Union Olimpija 16 8 8 1144 1136 8
5. France PSG Racing 16 7 9 1062 1054 8
6. France Pau-Orthez 16 6 10 1144 1173 -29

Group H[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Greece AEK Athens 16 11 5 1123 1055 68
2. Italy Teamsystem Bologna 16 10 6 1206 1232 -26
3. Croatia Cibona 16 10 6 1245 1204 41
4. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 16 6 10 1234 1261 -27
5. Turkey Ülker 16 5 11 1201 1242 -41
6. Israel Hapoel Jerusalem 16 2 14 1090 1243 -153

Finals[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                       
Russia CSKA Moscow 2
Spain FC Barcelona 1
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 2
Russia CSKA Moscow 1
Greece Olympiacos 0
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 2
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 61
Italy Kinder Bologna 83
Italy Teamsystem Bologna 2
Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 1
Italy Kinder Bologna 2
Italy Teamsystem Bologna 0
Italy Kinder Bologna 2
Spain Estudiantes 0
Italy Kinder Bologna 58
Greece AEK Athens 44
Turkey Efes Pilsen 2
Croatia Cibona 0
Italy Benetton Treviso 2
Turkey Efes Pilsen 1
Italy Benetton Treviso 2
Slovenia Union Olimpija 0
Italy Benetton Treviso 66
Greece AEK Athens 69
Germany Alba Berlin 2
Greece PAOK 1
Greece AEK 2
Germany Alba Berlin 0
Greece AEK Athens 2
Croatia Croatia Split 0
Euroleague 1998 Champions
Italy
Kinder Bologna
1st title

Final Four 1998 MVP: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zoran Savić

References[edit]

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