1997–98 FIBA Euroleague

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1997-98 FIBA Euroleague
League FIBA Euroleague
Sport Basketball
Regular Season
Top scorer Greece Peja Stojaković (PAOK)
Final Four
Champions Italy Kinder Bologna
  Runners-up Greece AEK
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 at the final in front of 11,900 spectators.[1]

Benetton Treviso finished in third position while Partizan finished fourth.

First stage[edit]

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 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 Osiguranje Split 10 4 6 747 768 -21
6. Portugal 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 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 Racing Paris 10 4 6 668 655 +13

Second stage[edit]

(The individual scores and standings of the First stage are accumulated in the Second stage)

If one or more clubs are level on won-lost record, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:

  1. Head-to-head record in matches between the tied clubs
  2. Overall point difference in games between the tied clubs
  3. Overall point difference in all group matches (first tiebreaker if tied clubs are not in the same group)
  4. Points scored in all group matches
  5. Sum of quotients of points scored and points allowed in each group match
Key to colors
     Top four places in each group advance to Playoff

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 Osiguranje Split 16 5 11 1185 1243 -58
5. Turkey Türk Telekom 16 5 11 1131 1185 -54
6. Portugal 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 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 Racing Paris 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 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

Round of 16[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
CSKA Moscow Russia 2–1 Spain FC Barcelona 81–79 63–75 88–76
Olympiacos Greece 0–2 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 74–78 60–72
Teamsystem Bologna Italy 2–1 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 96–93 72–88 68–65
Kinder Bologna Italy 2–0 Spain Estudiantes 86–62 67–62
Efes Pilsen Turkey 2–0 Croatia Cibona 75–59 102–98
Benetton Treviso Italy 2–0 Slovenia Union Olimpija 81–79 70–61
Alba Berlin Germany 2–1 Greece PAOK 77–75 60–81 104-71
AEK Greece 2–0 Croatia Croatia Osiguranje Split 76–46 62–54

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Partizan Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2–1 Russia CSKA Moscow 87–72 52–77 89-77
Kinder Bologna Italy 2–0 Italy Teamsystem Bologna 64–52 58–56
Benetton Treviso Italy 2–1 Turkey Efes Pilsen 67–57 58–59 76-68
AEK Greece 2–0 Germany Alba Berlin 88–68 82-58

Final four[edit]

Semi finals[edit]

April 21, Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Partizan Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 61–83 Italy Kinder Bologna
Benetton Treviso Italy 66–69 Greece AEK

3rd place game[edit]

April 23, Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Partizan Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 89–96 Italy Benetton Treviso

Final[edit]

April 23, Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Kinder Bologna Italy 58–44 Greece AEK


1997-98 FIBA Euroleague
Champions
Italy
Kinder Bologna
1st Title

Final standings[edit]

Team
Coppa del Campionato di Pallacanestro.png Italy Kinder Bologna
Silver medal europe.svg Greece AEK
Bronze medal europe.svg Italy Benetton Treviso
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan

Final Four 1998 MVP[edit]

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zoran Savić (Kinder Bologna)

References[edit]

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