2012–13 Eurocup Basketball

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Eurocup
2012–13 season
Season details
Champions Russia Lokomotiv-Kuban
1st title
Runners-up Spain Uxúe Bilbao

Teams 32
Duration 6 November 2012 – 13 April 2013
Awards
MVP Greece Nick Calathes
Finals MVP Republic of Macedonia Richard Hendrix
Rising Star Montenegro Bojan Dubljević
Coach of the Year Greece Fotis Katsikaris
Statistical leaders
PIR United States Tywain McKee
23.6
Points Puerto Rico Walter Hodge
21.2
Rebounds United States John Bryant
9.0
Assists Greece Nick Calathes
6.7

2012–13 Eurocup Basketball was the 11th edition of Europe's second-tier level transnational competition for men's professional basketball clubs, the Eurocup. The Eurocup is the league level that is one level below the Euroleague. The winner of this competition earned a place at the group stage of the next season's Euroleague.

In this edition, semifinals were played in home-and-away series, and the final in a single game. Eurocup Qualifying Rounds were deleted.[1]

The final game was played at Spiroudome in Charleroi, Belgium.[2]

Teams[edit]

Location of teams of the Regular season in 2012–13 Eurocup Basketball.
Red pog.svg Red: Group A; Green pog.svg Green: Group B; Blue pog.svg Blue: Group C; Yellow pog.svg Yellow: Group D; Purple pog.svg Purple: Group E; Orange pog.svg Orange: Group F; Pink pog.svg Pink: Group G; Brown pog.svg Brown: Group H.

32 teams participated in the Eurocup Regular Season: [3]

  • A total of 25 teams qualified directly to the 32-team regular season through their results in domestic competitions, or through a wild card.
  • The remaining 7 teams were filled with the losers of the Euroleague qualifying rounds.
Already Qualified
Country (League) Teams Teams (rankings in 2011–12 national championships)
 Russia (PBL) 4 Lokomotiv Kuban (3) Triumph Lyubertsy (4) Unics Kazan (5) Spartak St. Petersburg (6)
 France (LNB) 3 Le Mans Sarthe Basket (2) Orléans Loiret Basket (3) Cholet Basket (4)
 Germany (BBL) 3 Ratiopharm Ulm (2) Artland Dragons (3) s.Oliver Baskets (4)
 Spain (ACB) 3 Valencia Basket (4) Uxúe Bilbao Basket (6) Cajasol Sevilla B (7)
 Ukraine (SuperLeague) 3 Donetsk (1) Azovmash Mariupol WC (2) Budivelnyk C (4)
 Belgium (BLB) 2 Telenet BC Oostende (1) Belgacom Spirou (2)
 Poland (PLK) 2 Trefl Sopot (2) Stelmet Zielona Góra A (3)
 Turkey (TBL) 2 Galatasaray Medical Park (3) Banvit WC (4)
 Bulgaria (NBL) 1 Lukoil Academic (1)
 Croatia (A-1 Liga) 1 Cibona Zagreb WC (1)
 Czech Republic (NBL) 1 Nymburk (1)
 Greece (GBL) 1 Panionios On Telecom (3)
 Israel (BSL) 1 Hapoel Jerusalem WC (6)
 Italy (Serie A) 1 Banco di Sardegna Sassari (3)
 Latvia (LBL) 1 VEF Rīga (1)
 Lithuania (LKL) 1 Rūdupis Prienai WC (3)
 Montenegro (OL) 1 Budućnost VOLI Podgorica (1)
 Serbia (KLS) 1 Crvena zvezda WC (2)
  • ^WC indicates that these teams qualified through a wild card.

Draw[edit]

The draws for the 2012–13 Eurocup were held on Tuesday, 9 October, after the Euroleague Qualifying Rounds were played.[6]

Teams were seeded into four pots of eight teams, according to their points in the European basketball club rankings.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

Spain Valencia BC
Russia Unics Kazan
Czech Republic ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
Spain Uxúe Bilbao Basket
Turkey Galatasaray Medical Park
Spain Cajasol Sevilla
France Le Mans Sarthe Basket
Russia BC Spartak Saint Petersburg

Israel Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem
Russia Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy
Greece Panionios BC
Croatia Cibona Zagreb
Italy Banco di Sardegna Sassari
Turkey Banvit BK Bandırma
Montenegro KK Budućnost

Latvia VEF Rīga
France Cholet Basket
Belgium Belgacom Spirou
Ukraine BC Donetsk
Ukraine Budivelnik Kiev
Belgium Telenet Oostende
Ukraine Azovmash Mariupol
Serbia Crvena zvezda

France Orléans Loiret Basket
Lithuania BC Prienai
Poland Trefl Sopot
Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra
Germany Ratiopharm Ulm
Germany Artland Dragons
Germany s.Oliver Baskets
Bulgaria PBC Lukoil Academic

Regular season[edit]

The Regular Season began November 6.

If teams were level on record at the end of the Regular Season, tiebreakers were applied in the following order:

  1. Head-to-head record.
  2. Head-to-head point differential.
  3. Point differential during the Regular Season.
  4. Points scored during the regular season.
  5. Sum of quotients of points scored and points allowed in each Regular Season match.
Key to colors
     Top two teams in each group advance to Last 16.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Ukraine BC Budivelnik Kiev 6 4 2 469 441 +28
2. Czech Republic ČEZ Nymburk 6 3 3 469 451 +18 1–1 (+9)
3. Israel Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem 6 3 3 473 475 –2 1–1 (–9)
4. Lithuania BC Prienai 6 2 4 444 488 –44

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Spain Uxúe Bilbao Basket 6 6 0 490 421 +69
2. Montenegro KK Budućnost VOLI 6 4 2 418 388 +30
3. Bulgaria PBC Lukoil Academic 6 2 4 423 452 –29
4. Belgium Belgacom Spirou 6 0 6 397 467 –70

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 6 6 0 505 473 +32
2. Latvia BC VEF Rīga 6 3 3 475 473 +2
3. France Le Mans Sarthe 6 2 4 454 429 +25
4. Germany Artland Dragons 6 1 5 444 503 –59

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Spain Valencia BC 6 5 1 520 439 +81
2. Turkey Banvit B.K. 6 4 2 522 485 +37
3. Germany s.Oliver Baskets 6 3 3 460 509 –49
4. Ukraine BC Azovmash Mariupol 6 0 6 455 524 –69

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Russia PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban 6 4 2 471 437 +34 1–1 (+1)
2. Turkey Galatasaray Medical Park 6 4 2 492 446 +46 1–1 (–1)
3. Ukraine BC Donetsk 6 3 3 461 459 +2
4. Poland Trefl Sopot 6 1 5 460 542 –82

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Russia BC UNICS Kazan 6 5 1 481 442 +39
2. Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 6 3 3 477 446 +31
3. Belgium BC Telenet Oostende 6 2 4 464 482 –18 1–1 (+18)
4. Greece Panionios B.C. 6 2 4 466 518 –52 1–1 (–18)

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Russia BC Spartak Saint Petersburg 6 6 0 468 389 +79
2. Germany Ratiopharm Ulm 6 3 3 476 457 +19 1–1 (+20)
3. France Cholet Basket 6 3 3 444 456 –12 1–1 (–20)
4. Croatia KK Cibona 6 0 6 414 500 –86

Group H[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Serbia Crvena Zvezda Telekom 6 5 1 556 515 +41
2. Spain Cajasol Sevilla 6 3 3 483 471 +12
3. France Orléans Loiret 6 2 4 465 478 –13 2–0
4. Italy Dinamo Sassari 6 2 4 516 556 –40 0–2

Last 16[edit]

The Last 16 phase began January 9.

If teams were level on record at the end of the Last 16 phase, tiebreakers were applied in the following order:

  1. Head-to-head record.
  2. Head-to-head point differential.
  3. Point differential during the Last 16 phase.
  4. Points scored during the Last 16 phase.
  5. Sum of quotients of points scored and points allowed in each Last 16 phase match.
Key to colors
     Top two teams in each group advance to quarterfinals.

Group I[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Ukraine BC Budivelnik Kiev 6 4 2 486 478 +8
2. Montenegro KK Budućnost VOLI 6 3 3 456 436 +20 1–1 (+7)
3. Turkey Banvit B.K. 6 3 3 477 479 –2 1–1 (–7)
4. Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 6 2 4 478 504 –26

Group J[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Spain Uxúe Bilbao Basket 6 4 2 470 454 +16 2–0
2. Spain Valencia BC 6 4 2 511 462 +49 0–2
3. Latvia BC VEF Rīga 6 3 3 508 480 +28
4. Czech Republic ČEZ Nymburk 6 1 5 425 518 –93

Group K[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Russia PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban 6 5 1 515 475 +40
2. Russia BC Spartak Saint Petersburg 6 3 3 456 411 +45 2–0
3. Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 6 3 3 465 502 –37 0–2
4. Spain Cajasol Sevilla 6 1 5 427 475 –48

Group L[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Tie-break
1. Russia BC UNICS Kazan 6 4 2 461 443 +18
2. Germany Ratiopharm Ulm 6 3 3 516 496 +20 1–1 (+5)
3. Turkey Galatasaray Medical Park 6 3 3 459 459 0 1–1 (–5)
4. Serbia Crvena Zvezda Telekom 6 2 4 476 514 –38

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

The quarterfinals were two-legged ties determined on aggregate score. The first legs were played on March 6, and the return legs were played on March 13. The group winner in each tie, listed as "Team #1", hosted the second leg.

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
BC Budivelnik Kiev Ukraine 145–139 Russia BC Spartak Saint Petersburg 72–83 73–56
Uxúe Bilbao Basket Spain 182–163 Germany Ratiopharm Ulm 81–85 101–78
PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban Russia 162–119 Montenegro KK Budućnost VOLI 72–54 90–65
BC UNICS Kazan Russia 141–148 Spain Valencia BC 70–80 71–68

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were two-legged ties determined on aggregate score. The first legs were played on March 20, and the return legs were played on March 26–27. The team finishing in the higher Last 16 place, listed as "Team #1", hosted the second leg.

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Uxúe Bilbao Basket Spain 168–136 Ukraine BC Budivelnik Kiev 93–83 75–53
PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban Russia 160–155 Spain Valencia BC 97–87 63–68

Final[edit]

The final took place on April 13, 2013, in Spiroudome, Charleroi, Belgium.[7]

13 April 2013
21:00
Uxúe Bilbao Basket Spain 64–75 Russia PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban
Scoring by quarter: 17-16, 13-22, 15-16, 19-21
Pts: Vasileiadis 16
Rebs: Three players 6
Asts: López 4
Pts: Hendrix 14
Rebs: Marić 10
Asts: Calathes 7
Spiroudome, Charleroi
Attendance: 3,862
Referees: Fernando Rocha (POR), Tolga Sahin (ITA), Robert Lottermoser (GER)


Eurocup 2013 Champions
Russia
PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban
First title

Individual statistics[edit]

Rating[edit]

Rank Name Team Games Rating PIR
1. United States Tywain McKee Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 11 260 23.64
2. Puerto Rico Walter Hodge Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 12 269 22.42
3. Azerbaijan Chuck Davis Turkey Banvit B.K. 12 260 21.67
4. United States Chuck Eidson Russia BC UNICS Kazan 14 287 20.50
5. United States John Bryant Germany Ratiopharm Ulm 13 260 20.00

Points[edit]

Rank Name Team Games Points PPG
1. Puerto Rico Walter Hodge Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 12 254 21.17
2. Serbia Igor Rakočević Serbia Crvena Zvezda Telekom 11 215 19.55
3. Azerbaijan Chuck Davis Turkey Banvit B.K. 12 222 18.50
4. United States Tywain McKee Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 11 197 17.91
5. United States Chuck Eidson Russia BC UNICS Kazan 14 231 16.50

Rebounds[edit]

Rank Name Team Games Rebounds RPG
1. United States John Bryant Germany Ratiopharm Ulm 13 117 9.00
2. Australia Aleks Marić Russia PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban 14 104 7.43
3. Serbia Oliver Stević Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 12 89 7.42
4. United States Leo Lyons Ukraine Budivelnyk Kiev 16 117 7.31
5. Canada Kyle Landry Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 11 78 7.09

Assists[edit]

Rank Name Team Games Assists APG
1. Greece Nick Calathes Russia PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban 17 113 6.65
2. United States Tywain McKee Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 11 67 6.09
3. Bosnia and Herzegovina Zack Wright Russia BC Spartak Saint Petersburg 14 77 5.50
4. Puerto Rico Walter Hodge Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 12 65 5.42
5. Lithuania Mantas Kalnietis Russia PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban 12 59 4.92

Awards[edit]

MVP Weekly[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Week Player Team PIR
1 Belgium Matt Lojeski Belgium BC Telenet Oostende 34
2 Dominican Republic Sammy Mejia Turkey Banvit B.K. 35
United States Tywain McKee Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 35
3 United States Tywain McKee (2) Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy 42
4 Azerbaijan Charles Davis Turkey Banvit B.K. 36
5 United States Courtney Fells Israel Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem 41
6 United States Derrick Brown Russia Lokomotiv-Kuban 39

Top 16[edit]

Week Player Team PIR
1 Serbia Čedomir Vitkovac Montenegro Budućnost VOLI 40
2 Bulgaria E. J. Rowland Latvia VEF Rīga 36
3 Serbia Čedomir Vitkovac (2) Montenegro Budućnost VOLI 30
4 United States John Bryant Germany Ratiopharm Ulm 36
5 Puerto Rico Walter Hodge Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 42
6 Puerto Rico Walter Hodge (2) Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra 39

Quarterfinals[edit]

Game Player Team PIR
1 United States John Bryant (2) Germany Ratiopharm Ulm 30
2 Lithuania Simas Jasaitis Russia Lokomotiv-Kuban 28

Semifinals[edit]

Game Player Team PIR
1 Lithuania Simas Jasaitis (2) Russia Lokomotiv-Kuban 33
2 Serbia Stefan Marković Spain Valencia BC 22

Eurocup MVP[edit]

Eurocup Finals MVP[edit]

All-Eurocup Teams[edit]

[10]

Position All-Eurocup First Team Club Team All-Eurocup Second Team Club Team
PG
Greece Nick Calathes Russia Lokomotiv-Kuban Puerto Rico Walter Hodge Poland Stelmet Zielona Góra
SG/SF
United States Malcolm Delaney Ukraine Budivelnik Kiev United States Chuck Eidson Russia BC UNICS Kazan
SG/SF
Greece Kostas Vasileiadis Spain Uxúe Bilbao Basket United States Derrick Brown Russia Lokomotiv-Kuban
PF/C
United States Justin Doellman Spain Valencia United States Lamont Hamilton Spain Uxúe Bilbao Basket
PF/C
United States John Bryant Germany Ratiopharm Ulm Greece Loukas Mavrokefalides Russia BC Spartak Saint Petersburg

Coach of the Year[edit]

Rising Star[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]