|Champions||Olympiacos (2nd title)|
|Third place||FC Barcelona|
|Dates||19 October 2011 – 13 May 2012|
|Final Four MVP||Vassilis Spanoulis|
|Index Rating|| Andrei Kirilenko
|Points|| Bo McCalebb
|Rebounds|| Andrei Kirilenko
|Assists|| Omar Cook
2012–13 →All statistics correct as of 7 September 2014.
The 2011–12 Turkish Airlines Euroleague was the 12th season of the modern era of Euroleague and the second under the title sponsorship of Turkish Airlines. Including the competition's previous incarnation as the FIBA Europe Champions Cup, this was the 55th season of the premier competition for European men's clubs. The Final Four was held at the Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, in 11–13 May 2012. It was won by the Piraeus club Olympiacos (2nd title), who defeated CSKA Moscow in the championship game. It was the 5th final involving a Greek club in the last six seasons, and 3rd Greek win in that time.
- 1 Regular season teams
- 2 Draw
- 3 Euroleague qualifying round teams
- 4 Regular season
- 5 Top 16
- 6 Quarterfinals
- 7 Final Four
- 8 Individual statistics
- 9 Awards
- 9.1 Euroleague 2011–12 MVP
- 9.2 Euroleague 2011–12 Final Four MVP
- 9.3 All-Euroleague Team 2011–12
- 9.4 Top Scorer (Alphonso Ford Trophy)
- 9.5 Best Defender
- 9.6 Rising Star
- 9.7 Coach of the Year (Alexander Gomelsky Award)
- 9.8 MVP Weekly
- 9.9 MVP of the Month
- 10 See also
- 11 References
- 12 External links
Regular season teams
On 20 June 2011 the teams for this season were announced.
|Eliminated in Quarterfinals|
|Eliminated in Last 16|
|Eliminated in the regular season|
|Country (League)||Teams||TeamsLicense type (ranking in 2010–11 national championship)|
|Spain (ACB)||5||FC Barcelona A (1)||Bilbao Bizkaia B (2)||Real Madrid A (3)||Caja Laboral A (4)||Unicaja Málaga A (8)|
|Italy (Lega A)||3||Montepaschi Siena A (1)||Bennet Cantù B (2)||EA7 Milano WC (3)|
|Turkey (TBL)||3||Fenerbahçe Ülker A (1)||Galatasaray B QU (2)||Anadolu Efes A (4)|
|Greece (GBL)||3||Panathinaikos A (1)||Olympiacos A (2)||PAOK C (3)|
|Russia (PBL)||2||CSKA Moscow A (1)||UNICS C (3)|
|Belgium (BLB)||1||Spirou Charleroi B QU (1)|
|Croatia (A-1 Liga)||1||Zagreb B (1)|
|France (LNB Pro A)||1||Nancy B (1)|
|Germany (BBL)||1||Brose Bamberg B (1)|
|Israel (BSL)||1||Maccabi Electra A (1)|
|Lithuania (LKL)||1||Žalgiris A (1)|
|Poland (PLK)||1||Asseco Prokom A (1)|
|Serbia (KLS)||1||Partizan B (1)|
|Slovenia (SKL)||1||Union Olimpija B (2)|
A new A License was granted to Asseco Prokom Gdynia, making them the 14th club with this distinction. A C License was given to Eurocup 2010–11 winner UNICS. Euroleague Basketball suspended the A License of Virtus Roma after they finished in the bottom half of Lega A in 2010–11, awarding a wild card entry to EA7 Milano.
Spirou Charleroi and Galatasaray entered the 2011–2012 Euroleague Regular Season via qualification.
The draws for the 2011–12 Turkish Airlines Euroleague was held on Monday, 4 July. The draws determined the qualifying-round matchups and regular-season groups for the Euroleague, as well as the qualifying rounds for the Eurocup and the regular-season for the EuroChallenge.
Teams were seeded into six pots of four teams in accordance with the Club Ranking, based on their performance in European competitions during a three-year period.
Two teams from the same country cannot coincide in the same Regular Season group, except for Spain that has five teams participating in the competition.
|Pot 1||Pot 2||Pot 3||Pot 4||Pot 5||Pot 6|
Euroleague qualifying round teams
|First qualifying round||Second qualifying round||Third qualifying round|
|First qualifying round||Second qualifying round||Third qualifying round|
The Regular Season begins on 19 October.
If teams were level on record at the end of the Regular Season, tiebreakers were applied in the following order:
- Head-to-head record.
- Head-to-head point differential.
- Point differential during the Regular Season.
- Points scored during the regular season.
- Sum of quotients of points scored and points allowed in each Regular Season match.
|Top four places in each group advanced to Top 16|
The draw took place in Barcelona, Spain on 28 December 2011 at 13.00 CET. The 16 qualified teams were divided into four seeds based on their final standings in the regular season. Teams coming from the same regular season group were kept from coinciding in the same Top 16 group and an effort was made to keep teams from the same country from coinciding as well. Teams from the same city, Anadolu Efes, Fenerbahçe Ülker and Galatasaray Medical Park from Istanbul; Olympiacos and Panathinaikos from Greater Athens, or teams playing in the same arena were prevented from playing both at home in the same matchday.
|Top two places in each group advanced to quarterfinals|
Team 1 hosted Games 1 and 2, plus Game 5 if necessary. Team 2 hosted Game 3, and Game 4 if necessary.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||3rd leg||4th leg||5th leg|
|CSKA Moscow||3–1||Gescrap Bizkaia||98–71||79–60||81–94||73–71|
|Third place game|
|FC Barcelona Regal||64||FC Barcelona Regal||74|
|1.||Andrei Kirilenko||CSKA Moscow||17||411||24.18|
|2.||Nenad Krstić||CSKA Moscow||22||405||18.41|
|3.||Bo McCalebb||Montepaschi Siena||17||294||17.29|
|1.||Bo McCalebb||Montepaschi Siena||17||287||16.88|
|1.||Andrei Kirilenko||CSKA Moscow||17||127||7.47|
|2.||Joel Freeland||Unicaja Málaga||14||95||6.79|
|3.||Ioannis Bourousis||EA7 Milano||15||96||6.40|
|1.||Omar Cook||EA7 Milano||16||91||5.69|
|2.||Sergio Rodríguez||Real Madrid||16||86||5.38|
|3.||Miloš Teodosić||CSKA Moscow||22||110||5.00|
|Steals per game||Jamon Gordon||Galatasaray||16||1.81|
|Blocks per game||Andrei Kirilenko||CSKA Moscow||17||1.94|
|Turnovers per game||Vassilis Spanoulis||Olympiacos||21||3.67|
|Fouls drawn per game||Vassilis Spanoulis||Olympiacos||21||5.95|
|Minutes per game||Henry Domercant||UNICS||19||31:56|
|2FG%||Sasha Kaun||CSKA Moscow||21||0.711|
|3FG%||Bo McCalebb||Montepaschi Siena||17||0.526|
|Rebounds||Donatas Motiejūnas||Asseco Prokom||21|
|Blocks||Andrei Kirilenko||CSKA Moscow||5|
|Serge Ibaka||Real Madrid|
|Fouls Drawn||3 occasions||12|
Euroleague 2011–12 MVP
Euroleague 2011–12 Final Four MVP
All-Euroleague Team 2011–12
|All-Euroleague First Team||Club Team||All-Euroleague Second Team||Club Team|
|Dimitris Diamantidis||Panathinaikos||Miloš Teodosić||CSKA Moscow|
|Vassilis Spanoulis||Olympiacos||Bo McCalebb||Montepaschi Siena|
|Andrei Kirilenko||CSKA Moscow||Juan Carlos Navarro||FC Barcelona|
|Erazem Lorbek||FC Barcelona||Henry Domercant||UNICS|
|Nenad Krstić||CSKA Moscow||Mike Batiste||Panathinaikos|
Top Scorer (Alphonso Ford Trophy)
Coach of the Year (Alexander Gomelsky Award)
|1||Andrei Kirilenko||CSKA Moscow||37|
|3||Jordan Farmar||Maccabi Electra||35|
|4||Nicolas Batum (2)||Nancy||35|
|5||Andrei Kirilenko (2)||CSKA Moscow||39|
|6||Fernando San Emeterio||Caja Laboral||36|
|7||Erazem Lorbek||FC Barcelona||25|
|8||Nikola Mirotić||Real Madrid||33|
|9||Nenad Krstić||CSKA Moscow||31|
|10||Pietro Aradori||Montepaschi Siena||33|
|2||Bo McCalebb||Montepaschi Siena||36|
|3||Nenad Krstić (2)||CSKA Moscow||31|
|4||Aaron Jackson||Gescrap Bizkaia||28|
|5||Omar Cook||EA7 Milano||22|
|6||Manuchar Markoishvili||Bennet Cantù||35|
|2||Andrei Kirilenko (3)||CSKA Moscow||31|
|3||Kostas Vasileiadis||Gescrap Bizkaia||21|
|4||Andrei Kirilenko (4)||CSKA Moscow||29|
|5||Dimitris Diamantidis (2)||Panathinaikos||34|
MVP of the Month
|October 2011||Andrei Kirilenko||CSKA Moscow|
|November 2011||Nenad Krstić||CSKA Moscow|
|December 2011||Nikola Mirotić||Real Madrid|
|January 2012||Henry Domercant||UNICS|
|February 2012||Vassilis Spanoulis||Olympiacos|
|March 2012||Dimitris Diamantidis||Panathinaikos|
- FIBA European Champions Cup and EuroLeague history
- Rosters of Top Teams in the European Club Competitions
- EuroLeague Finals
- European Cup and EuroLeague records and statistics
- EuroLeague Final Four
- EuroLeague Awards
- 2011–12 Eurocup Basketball
- 2011–12 Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams Euroleague.net 20 June 2011
- Euroleague assembly meets before 2011–12 draw Euroleague.net 7 July 2011
- Turkish Airlines Euroleague Draw seeds Euroleague.net – 4 July 2011
- Top 16 Draw set for 28 December in Barcelona, euroleague.net
- Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Draw results, euroleague.net
- Top 16 Draw, Criteria and Procedure, euroleague.net
- 2011–12 All-Euroleague First, Second teams announced. Euroleague.net. Retrieved on 2012-05-14.
- Montepaschi Siena's Bo McCalebb wins the Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy. Euroleague.net (17 April 2012). Retrieved on 2012-05-14.
- Head coaches vote CSKA's Kirilenko best defender!. Euroleague.net (19 April 2012). Retrieved on 2012-05-14.
- Real Madrid's Mirotic becomes first two-time Rising Star winner. Euroleague.net (18 April 2012). Retrieved on 2012-05-14.