1999 FIBA EuroLeague Final Four

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1999 FIBA EuroLeague Final Four
Tournament details
ArenaOlympiahalle
Munich,  Germany
DatesApril 1999
Final positions
ChampionsLithuania Žalgiris (1st title)
Runners-upItaly Kinder Bologna
Third placeGreece Olympiacos
Fourth placeItaly Teamsystem Bologna
Awards and statistics
MVPUnited States Tyus Edney
1998
2000

The 1999 FIBA EuroLeague Final Four was the 1998–99 season's FIBA EuroLeague Final Four tournament, organized by FIBA Europe.

Žalgiris won its first title after, defeating Kinder Bologna in the final game.

Bracket[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
Italy Teamsystem Bologna 57
 
 
 
Italy Kinder Bologna 62
 
Italy Kinder Bologna 74
 
 
 
Lithuania Žalgiris 82
 
Lithuania Žalgiris 87
 
 
Greece Olympiacos71
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
Italy Teamsystem Bologna 63
 
 
Greece Olympiacos 74

Semifinals[edit]

Teamsystem Bologna – Kinder Bologna[edit]

April 20
18:30
Teamsystem Bologna Italy 57–62 Italy Kinder Bologna
Scoring by half: 32–34, 25–28
Pts: Myers 18
Rebs: Betts 5
Asts: none
Pts: Nesterović 16
Rebs: Frosini 10
Asts: Danilović, Sconochini 3
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 11,500
Referees: Miguel Ángel Betancor (ESP), Iztok Rems (SLO)

Žalgiris – Olympiacos[edit]

April 20
21:00
Žalgiris Lithuania 87–71 Greece Olympiacos
Scoring by half: 48–33, 39–38
Pts: Bowie 19
Rebs: Zídek 5
Asts: Edney 6
Pts: Tarlać 15
Rebs: Tarlać 9
Asts: Tarlać 2
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 11,500
Referees: Reuven Virovnik (ISR), Carl Jungebrand (FIN)

Third Place Game[edit]

April 22
18:30
Teamsystem Bologna Italy 63–74 Greece Olympiacos
Scoring by half: 28–43, 35–31
Pts: Jarić 17
Rebs: three players 4
Asts: Karnišovas, Pilutti 4
Pts: Komazec 13
Rebs: Oberto 8
Asts: Tomić 4
Olympiahalle, Munich
Referees: Reuven Virovnik (ISR), Miguel Ángel Betancor (ESP)

Final[edit]

April 22
21:00
Kinder Bologna Italy 74–82 Lithuania Žalgiris
Scoring by half: 30–45, 44–37
Pts: Rigaudeau 27
Rebs: Nesterović 13
Asts: Nesterović, Sconochini 3
Pts: Bowie 17
Rebs: Edney, Zídek 6
Asts: Edney 6
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 9,000
Referees: Iztok Rems (SLO), Carl Jungebrand (FIN)
Starters: P R A
PG
14
France Antoine Rigaudeau 27 2 1
SG
7
Italy Alessandro Abbio 8 5 2
SF
5
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sašha Danilović 7 1 1
PF
12
Italy Alessandro Frosini 5 3 0
C
8
Slovenia Rašho Nesterović 12 13 3
Reserves: P R A
SG
6
Italy Claudio Crippa 0 0 0
SF
10
Argentina Hugo Sconochini 15 2 3
C
11
Italy Augusto Binelli 0 0 0
PF
13
Republic of Ireland Dan O'Sullivan 0 1 0
SF
15
Italy Matteo Panichi DNP
Head coach:
Italy Ettore Messina
1998–99 FIBA EuroLeague
Champions
Lithuania
Žalgiris
1st Title
Starters: P R A
PG
4
United States Tyus Edney 14 6 6
SG
14
United States Anthony Bowie 17 1 0
SF
7
Lithuania Saulius Štombergas 12 2 3
PF
12
Lithuania Tomas Masiulis 4 4 1
C
9
Lithuania Eurelijus Žukauskas 4 1 1
Reserves: P R A
PF
5
Lithuania Mindaugas Žukauskas 11 2 1
C
8
Czech Republic Jiří Zídek 12 6 1
SG
10
Lithuania Dainius Adomaitis 8 1 2
PG
13
Lithuania Darius Maskoliūnas 0 0 0
SF
15
Lithuania Kęstutis Šeštokas DNP
Head coach:
Lithuania Jonas Kazlauskas

Awards[edit]

FIBA EuroLeague Final Four MVP[edit]

FIBA EuroLeague Finals Top Scorer[edit]

FIBA EuroLeague All-Final Four Team[edit]

FIBA EuroLeague All-Final Four Team
Player Team Ref.
United States Tyus Edney (MVP) Žalgiris Kaunas [1]
United States Anthony Bowie Žalgiris Kaunas
Lithuania Saulius Štombergas Žalgiris Kaunas
Slovenia/Greece Rašho Nesterović Virtus Bologna
Lithuania Eurelijus Žukauskas Žalgiris Kaunas

References[edit]

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