2015 Eurocup Finals

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2015 Eurocup Finals
Event2014–15 Eurocup Basketball
First leg
DateApril 25, 2015 (2015-04-25)
VenueGran Canaria Arena, Las Palmas
MVPMontenegro Tyrese Rice
Attendance9,875
Second leg
DateApril 29, 2015 (2015-04-29)
VenueBasketball Center, Khimki
Attendance3,850
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The 2015 Eurocup Finals were the concluding two games of the 2014–15 Eurocup Basketball season. BC Khimki and Herbalife Gran Canaria faced of in a two-legged series.

It was the third time that Khimki played in a Eurocup Finals, after their league title in 2011 and being runners-up in 2009.[1] For Gran Canaria it was the first ever Finals appearance ever, after they never reached a stage further than the quarterfinals in history.[2] The winner of the Finals would play in the 2015–16 Euroleague regular season.

Road to the Finals[edit]

Spain Herbalife Gran Canaria[2] Round Russia Khimki[1]
1st place (10–0) (Group B) Regular season 1st place (8–2) (Group D)
1st place (5–1) (Group H) Round of 32 1st place (5–1) (Group J)
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knockout stage Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Croatia Cedevita
159–148
84–76
75–72
Eightfinals Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
175–154
86–84
89–70
Turkey Pınar Karşıyaka
151–140
76–66
75–74
Quarterfinals Spain Valencia
152–136
76–75
76–61
Russia UNICS
161–146
83–70
78–76
Semifinals Turkey Banvit
175–172
82–83
93–89

First leg[edit]

24 April 2015
20:45
Herbalife Gran Canaria Spain 66–91 Russia Khimki
Scoring by quarter: 19–21, 14–19, 21–19, 12–32
Pts: Kuric 23
Rebs: Báez 7
Asts: Oliver 4
PIR: Kuric 21
Pts: Koponen, Vyaltsev 18
Rebs: three players 6
Asts: Rice 5
PIR: Davis 22
Gran Canaria Arena, Las Palmas
Attendance: 9,875
Referees: Fernando Rocha (POR), Roberto Chiari (ITA), Rüştü Nuran (TUR)
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Gran Canaria jersey
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Team colours
Gran Canaria
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Khimki jersey
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Team colours
Khimki
Starters: P R A
PG 11 Spain Tomás Bellas 3 0 3
SG 10 Spain Txemi Urtasun 0 1 2
SF 24 United States Kyle Kuric 23 2 0
PF 14 Dominican Republic Eulis Báez 18 7 1
C 13 Cape Verde Walter Tavares 4 4 1
Reserves: P R A
PG 4 Spain Albert Oliver 7 2 4
SF 8 Australia Brad Newley 2 2 0
C 14 Canada Levon Kendall 1 3 2
PG 15 Spain Joaquín Portugués DNP
PF 21 Spain Oriol Paulí 3 1 0
PF 25 United States Ian O'Leary 5 1 0
SF 35 United States DaJuan Summers DNP
Head coach:
Spain Aíto García Reneses
Starters: P R A
PG 0 Montenegro Tyrese Rice 13 2 5
SG 9 Russia Egor Vyaltsev 18 3 4
PF 12 Russia Sergei Monia 9 6 3
PF 11 Russia Stanislav Ilnitskiy 5 4 0
C 40 United States Paul Davis 17 6 1
Reserves: P R A
PF 5 United States James Augustine 9 6 2
PG 6 Croatia Marko Popović DNP
C 7 Russia Ruslan Pateev DNP
PG 8 Finland Petteri Koponen 18 2 3
SG 34 Russia Maxim Shakharov DNP
SF 45 Russia Maxim Sheleketo 2 2 0
Head coach:
Lithuania Rimas Kurtinaitis

Second leg[edit]

29 April 2015
18:30
Khimki Russia 83–64 Spain Herbalife Gran Canaria
Scoring by quarter: 27–18, 18–12, 23–16, 15–18
Pts: Augustine 18
Rebs: Davis 10
Asts: Popović 7
PIR: Davis 20
Pts: Tavares 17
Rebs: Tavares 10
Asts: Kendall 3
PIR: Tavares 23
Basketball Center, Khimki
Attendance: 3,850
Referees: Sasa Pukl (SLO), Milivoje Jovcic (SRB), Ioannis Foufis (GRE)
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Khimki jersey
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Team colours
Khimki
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Gran Canaria jersey
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Team colours
Gran Canaria
Starters: P R A
PG 0 Montenegro Tyrese Rice 16 3 6
SG 9 Russia Egor Vyaltsev 7 3 2
PF 12 Russia Sergei Monia 2 4 1
PF 11 Russia Stanislav Ilnitskiy 2 1 0
C 40 United States Paul Davis 16 10 0
Reserves: P R A
PF 5 United States James Augustine 18 0 1
PG 6 Croatia Marko Popović 2 2 7
C 7 Russia Ruslan Pateev 2 2 0
PG 8 Finland Petteri Koponen 13 5 4
SG 34 Russia Maxim Shakharov DNP
SF 45 Russia Maxim Sheleketo 5 6 0
Head coach:
Lithuania Rimas Kurtinaitis
2014–15 Eurocup champions

Khimki
2nd title
Starters: P R A
PG 11 Spain Tomás Bellas 5 5 4
SF 8 Australia Brad Newley 12 2 1
SF 24 United States Kyle Kuric 8 2 2
PF 14 Dominican Republic Eulis Báez 6 5 3
C 13 Cape Verde Walter Tavares 17 10 0
Reserves: P R A
PG 4 Spain Albert Oliver 0 2 0
SG 10 Spain Txemi Urtasun 5 1 1
C 14 Canada Levon Kendall 6 6 1
PG 15 Spain Joaquín Portugués DNP
PF 21 Spain Oriol Paulí 3 0 0
PF 25 United States Ian O'Leary 2 0 0
SF 35 United States DaJuan Summers DNP
Head coach:
Spain Aíto García Reneses

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Road to the Finals: Khimki Moscow Region". Eurocupbasketball.com. 2015-04-10. Retrieved 2015-04-21.
  2. ^ a b "Road to the Finals: Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas". Eurocupbasketball.com. 2015-04-10. Retrieved 2015-04-21.