2017–18 EuroCup Basketball Playoffs

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The 2017–18 EuroCup Basketball Playoffs began on 6 March and end on 13 or 16 April 2018 with the second or third leg, if necessary, of the 2018 EuroCup Finals, to decide the champions of the 2017–18 EuroCup Basketball. Eight teams compete in the playoffs.

Times up to 24 March 2018 are CET (UTC+1), thereafter (third leg semifinals and finals) times are CEST (UTC+2).

Format[edit]

The playoffs involves the eight teams which qualified as winners and runners-up of each of the four groups in the 2017–18 EuroCup Basketball Top 16.

Each tie in the playoffs, apart from the final, is played with a best-of-three-games format. The team that performed better in the Top 16 will play the games first and third, if necessary, at home.[1]

Qualified teams[edit]

Group Winners
(Seeded in quarterfinals)
Runners-up
(Unseeded in quarterfinals)
E Turkey Darüşşafaka Spain Herbalife Gran Canaria
F Germany Bayern Munich Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
G Russia Lokomotiv Kuban Montenegro Budućnost VOLI
H Italy Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Russia UNICS

Standings[edit]

Pos Grp Team Pld W L PF PA PD Seeding
1 G Russia Lokomotiv Kuban 6 6 0 470 392 +78 Seeded in quarterfinals
2 E Turkey Darüşşafaka 6 5 1 480 412 +68
3 F Germany Bayern Munich 6 5 1 526 480 +46
4 H Italy Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 6 4 2 444 414 +30
5 G Montenegro Budućnost VOLI 6 4 2 451 420 +31 Unseeded in quarterfinals
6 E Spain Herbalife Gran Canaria 6 4 2 507 484 +23
7 F Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg 6 4 2 549 528 +21
8 H Russia UNICS 6 4 2 447 437 +10

Bracket[edit]

 
SemifinalsFinals
 
                
 
 
 
 
Russia Lokomotiv Kuban7980
 
 
 
Spain Herbalife Gran Canaria7458
 
Russia Lokomotiv Kuban8279
 
 
 
Italy Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia6569
 
Italy Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia7577105
 
 
 
Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg619199
 
Russia Lokomotiv Kuban7859
 
 
 
Turkey Darüşşafaka8167
 
Turkey Darüşşafaka5778
 
 
 
Montenegro Budućnost VOLI5471
 
Turkey Darüşşafaka7687
 
 
 
Germany Bayern Munich 7483
 
Germany Bayern Munich837391
 
 
Russia UNICS758081
 

Quarterfinals[edit]

The first legs were played on 6 March, the second legs were played on 9 March and the third legs, if necessary, were played on 14 March 2018.

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Darüşşafaka Turkey 2–0 Montenegro Budućnost VOLI 57–54 78–71 0
Bayern Munich Germany 2–1 Russia UNICS 83–75 73–80 91–81
Lokomotiv Kuban Russia 2–0 Spain Herbalife Gran Canaria 79–74 80–58 0
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Italy 2–1 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg 75–61 77–91 105–99

First leg[edit]

6 March 2018 Lokomotiv Kuban Russia 79–74
(Series: 1–0)
Spain Herbalife Gran Canaria Krasnodar
18:00 Scoring by quarter: 24–27, 15–20, 20–15, 20–12
Pts: Kulagin 20
Rebs: Elegar, Qvale 6
Asts: Khvostov 4
PIR: Kulagin 24
Boxscore Pts: Rabaseda, Radičević 11
Rebs: Aguilar, Balvín 6
Asts: Mekel 4
PIR: Balvín 15
Arena: Basket Hall
Attendance: 5,013
Referees: Elias Koromilas (GRE), Sašo Petek (SLO), Saulius Racys (SWE)
6 March 2018 Darüşşafaka Turkey 57–54
(Series: 1–0)
Montenegro Budućnost VOLI Istanbul
18:15 Scoring by quarter: 16–13, 11–13, 19–9, 11–19
Pts: Johnson 17
Rebs: Johnson 9
Asts: Wilbekin 7
PIR: Wilbekin 28
Boxscore Pts: Ivanović, D. Nikolić 12
Rebs: D. Nikolić 10
Asts: Ivanović 4
PIR: D. Nikolić 22
Arena: Volkswagen Arena
Attendance: 3,665
Referees: Carlos Peruga (ESP), Piotr Pastusiak (POL), David Romano (ISR)
6 March 2018 Bayern Munich Germany 83–75
(Series: 1–0)
Russia UNICS Munich
20:30 Scoring by quarter: 19–15, 14–17, 22–20, 28–23
Pts: Booker 16
Rebs: Booker 9
Asts: Jović 8
PIR: Booker 27
Boxscore Pts: Colom 22
Rebs: Lasme 6
Asts: Ponkrashov 4
PIR: Colom 19
Arena: Audi Dome
Attendance: 6,239
Referees: Miguel Pérez Pérez (ESP), Petros Papapetrou (GRE), Nick van den Broeck (BEL)
6 March 2018 Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Italy 75–61
(Series: 1–0)
Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg Reggio Emilia
20:30 Scoring by quarter: 13–17, 22–12, 19–17, 21–15
Pts: Reynolds 19
Rebs: Reynolds 11
Asts: C. Wright 6
PIR: Reynolds 29
Boxscore Pts: Karasev 19
Rebs: Gordon 6
Asts: Karasev 4
PIR: Karasev 23
Arena: PalaBigi
Attendance: 4,280
Referees: Robert Vyklický (CZE), Uroš Obrknežević (SRB), Josip Radojković (CRO)

Second leg[edit]

9 March 2018 Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia 91–77
(Series: 1–1)
Italy Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Saint Petersburg
16:00 Scoring by quarter: 20–18, 15–21, 29–21, 27–17
Pts: Voronov 22
Rebs: Voronov 8
Asts: Griffin 7
PIR: Voronov 32
Boxscore Pts: Markoishvili, J. Wright 13
Rebs: J. Wright 8
Asts: Markoishvili 5
PIR: Reynolds 20
Arena: Yubileyny Sports Palace
Attendance: 4,859
Referees: Seffi Shemmesh (ISR), Sašo Petek (SLO), Igor Dragojević (MNE)
9 March 2018 UNICS Russia 80–73
(Series: 1–1)
Germany Bayern Munich Kazan
18:00 Scoring by quarter: 16–22, 14–18, 24–12, 26–21
Pts: Colom 15
Rebs: Lasme 7
Asts: Colom, Lockett 3
PIR: Colom, Lasme 19
Boxscore Pts: Booker 29
Rebs: Redding 8
Asts: Cunningham, Jović 4
PIR: Booker 37
Arena: Basket Hall
Attendance: 5,644
Referees: Daniel Hierrezuelo (ESP), Amit Balak (ISR), Jurgis Laurinavičius (LTU)
9 March 2018 Budućnost VOLI Montenegro 71–78
(Series: 0–2)
Turkey Darüşşafaka Podgorica
19:00 Scoring by quarter: 12–19, 14–20, 20–20, 25–19
Pts: Gibson 19
Rebs: Z. Nikolić 8
Asts: Gordić, Ivanović 3
PIR: Ivanović 17
Boxscore Pts: Wilbekin 22
Rebs: Özmızrak 6
Asts: Ulubay, Wilbekin 4
PIR: Wilbekin 29
Arena: Morača
Attendance: 2,469
Referees: Juan Carlos García González (ESP), Aare Halliko (EST), Tomás Trawicki (POL)
9 March 2018 Herbalife Gran Canaria Spain 59–80
(Series: 0–2)
Russia Lokomotiv Kuban Las Palmas
21:00 Scoring by quarter: 15–15, 20–22, 9–19, 15–24
Pts: Balvín 12
Rebs: Balvín 6
Asts: Mekel 5
PIR: Balvín 15
Boxscore Pts: Kulagin 32
Rebs: Elegar 8
Asts: Collins 6
PIR: Kulagin 34
Arena: Gran Canaria Arena
Attendance: 5,567
Referees: Piotr Pastusiak (POL), Anne Panther (GER), Mehdi Difallah (FRA)

Third leg[edit]

14 March 2018 Bayern Munich Germany 91–81
(Series: 2–1)
Russia UNICS Munich
20:30 Scoring by quarter: 27–27, 19–15, 23–21, 22–18
Pts: Redding 23
Rebs: Redding 7
Asts: Jović 7
PIR: Redding 32
Boxscore Pts: Lockett 16
Rebs: Ejim 7
Asts: Colom 7
PIR: Lockett 21
Arena: Audi Dome
Attendance: 5,845
Referees: Borys Ryzhyk (UKR), Michele Rossi (ITA), Arturas Sukys (LTU)
14 March 2018 Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Italy 105–99
(Series: 2–1)
Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg Reggio Emilia
20:30 Scoring by quarter: 20–22, 25–18, 25–31, 35–28
Pts: C. Wright 25
Rebs: Reynolds, C. Wright 6
Asts: C. Wright 5
PIR: C. Wright 34
Boxscore Pts: Voronov 23
Rebs: Kuric 7
Asts: Kuric 2
PIR: Voronov 19
Arena: PalaBigi
Attendance: 4,295
Referees: Fernando Rocha (POR), Jakub Zamojski (POL), Milan Nedović (SLO)

Semifinals[edit]

The first legs were played on 20 March, the second legs were played on 23 March, and the third legs were scheduled for 28 March 2018.

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Darüşşafaka Turkey 2–0 Germany Bayern Munich 76–74 87–83 0
Lokomotiv Kuban Russia 2–0 Italy Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 82–65 79–69 0

First leg[edit]

20 March 2018 Lokomotiv Kuban Russia 82–65
(Series: 1–0)
Italy Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Krasnodar
17:30 Scoring by quarter: 19–15, 24–13, 20–23, 19–14
Pts: Qvale 16
Rebs: Elegar 9
Asts: Collins 6
PIR: Elegar 20
Boxscore Pts: C. Wright 14
Rebs: Reynolds 9
Asts: Markoishvili 6
PIR: Reynolds 20
Arena: Basket Hall
Attendance: 6,367
Referees: Ioannis Foufis (GRE), Seffi Shemmesh (ISR), Marko Juras (SRB)
20 March 2018 Darüşşafaka Turkey 76–74
(Series: 1–0)
Germany Bayern Munich Istanbul
18:45 Scoring by quarter: 11–25, 19–22, 28–16, 18–11
Pts: Wilbekin 24
Rebs: Eric 11
Asts: Wilbekin 7
PIR: Eric 30
Boxscore Pts: Cunningham 20
Rebs: Redding 7
Asts: Cunningham 5
PIR: Cunningham 20
Arena: Volkswagen Arena
Attendance: 4,750
Referees: Carlos Cortés (ESP), Joseph Bissang (FRA), Petros Papapetrou (GRE)

Second leg[edit]

23 March 2018 Bayern Munich Germany 83–87
(Series: 0–2)
Turkey Darüşşafaka Munich
20:00 Scoring by quarter: 22–17, 22–24, 20–25, 19–21
Pts: Redding 14
Rebs: three players 6
Asts: Jović 6
PIR: Booker 20
Boxscore Pts: Wilbekin 41
Rebs: Eric 7
Asts: Wilbekin 5
PIR: Wilbekin 44
Arena: Audi Dome
Attendance: 6,043
Referees: Daniel Hierrezuelo (ESP), Sérgio Silva (POR), Josip Radojković (CRO)
23 March 2018 Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia Italy 69–79
(Series: 0–2)
Russia Lokomotiv Kuban Reggio Emilia
20:45 Scoring by quarter: 15–17, 11–22, 16–19, 27–21
Pts: White 14
Rebs: Reynolds 7
Asts: C. Wright 5
PIR: White 16
Boxscore Pts: Collins 22
Rebs: Elegar 9
Asts: Collins, Ragland 3
PIR: Collins 31
Arena: PalaBigi
Attendance: 4,465
Referees: Carlos Cortés (ESP), Tomislav Hordov (CRO), Marcin Kowalski (POL)

Finals[edit]

The first leg will be played on 10 April, the second leg will be played on 13 April, and the third leg was scheduled to 16 April 2018, if necessary.

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Lokomotiv Kuban Russia 0–2 Turkey Darüşşafaka 78–81 59–67 0

First leg[edit]

10 April 2018 Lokomotiv Kuban Russia 78–810(OT)
(Series: 0–1)
Turkey Darüşşafaka Krasnodar
19:00 Scoring by quarter: 14–15, 21–16, 17–18, 20–23Overtime: 6–9
Pts: Kulagin 18
Rebs: Lacey 7
Asts: Kulagin 7
PIR: Kulagin 24
Boxscore Pts: Wilbekin 24
Rebs: Cummings 8
Asts: Sant-Roos, Wilbekin 5
PIR: Cummings 25
Arena: Basket-Hall
Attendance: 7,124
Referees: Damir Javor (SLO), Emilio Pérez Pizarro (ESP), Rain Peerandi (EST)

Second leg[edit]

13 April 2018 Darüşşafaka Turkey 67–59
(Series: 2–0)
Russia Lokomotiv Kuban Istanbul
19:15 Scoring by quarter: 21–17, 18–16, 16–12, 12–14
Pts: Wilbekin 28
Rebs: Johnson 11
Asts: Ulubay 4
PIR: Wilbekin 28
Boxscore Pts: Ragland 18
Rebs: Lacey 10
Asts: Collins 3
PIR: Qvale 11
Arena: Volkswagen Arena
Attendance: 5,240
Referees: Miguel Pérez Pérez (ESP), Matej Boltauzer (SLO), Mehdi Difallah (FRA)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Euroleague and Eurocup competition structures set for 2016-17". Euroleague Basketball. 11 April 2016. Retrieved 11 April 2016.

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