2006–07 ULEB Cup

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ULEB Cup
Season 2006–07
Champions Spain Real Madrid
(1st title)
Runners-up Lithuania Lietuvos rytas
Teams 24 (competition proper)
Awards
Finals MVP United States Charles Smith
Statistical leaders
Index Rating Serbia Milan Gurović
25.5
Points Serbia Milan Gurović
25.9
Rebounds France Tariq Kirksay
9.6
Assists New Zealand Mark Dickel
5.7

The 2006–07 ULEB Cup was the fifth season of the second-tier level European professional club basketball competition, the EuroCup. The second-tier level EuroCup is the European-wide league level that is one tier below the EuroLeague level. It featured 24 basketball clubs, from 15 countries. Real Madrid defeated Lietuvos rytas in the final, by a score of 87–75, to lift the trophy.

Teams of the 2006–07 ULEB Cup[edit]

Format[edit]

This season's ULEB Cup featured a total of 24 teams, divided into four groups of six. The round-robin group stage was followed by knock-out stages. The regular season began in October 2002.

Regular season[edit]

The 24 teams played a round-robin tournament competition (home and away). Four teams from each group advanced to the knock-out stage (quarter-finals).

Top 16[edit]

The winners from eighth-finals advanced to the quarterfinals. The matches were played at two games (home and away). The match winner was determined by point differential.

Quarter-finals[edit]

The winners from quarter-finals advanced to the semifinals. The matches were played at two games (home and away). The match winner was determined by point differential.

Semifinals[edit]

The winners from semifinals advanced to the finals. The matches were played at two games (home and away). The match winner was determined by point differential.

Final[edit]

The match was played as one game.

Regular season[edit]

Key to colors
     Top four places in each group advance to Top 16

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Lithuania Lietuvos rytas 10 7 3 822 758 64
2. France Nancy 10 7 3 844 764 80
3. Serbia Hemofarm 10 6 4 798 752 46
4. Spain Gran Canaria Grupo Dunas 10 5 5 690 700 -10
5. Germany Brose Baskets 10 3 7 693 772 -79
6. Greece AEK 10 2 8 721 822 -101

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Serbia FMP 10 8 2 846 778 68
2. Latvia Ventspils 10 7 3 827 779 48
3. France Strasbourg 10 5 5 775 767 8
4. Italy Snaidero Udine 10 5 5 801 792 9
5. Poland Anwil Włocławek 10 3 7 753 813 -60
6. Turkey Beşiktaş Cola Turka 10 2 8 726 799 -73

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Italy Montepaschi Siena 10 8 2 808 748 60
2. Russia Khimki 10 5 5 866 835 31
3. Israel Hapoel Migdal 10 5 5 821 796 25
4. Germany Alba Berlin 10 4 6 759 770 -11
5. Bulgaria Lukoil Academic 10 4 6 724 783 -59
6. Belgium Telindus Oostende 10 4 6 741 787 -46

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Spain Real Madrid 10 7 3 823 723 100
2. Russia UNICS 10 7 3 896 720 76
3. Serbia Crvena zvezda 10 7 3 839 793 46
4. Greece PAOK 10 6 4 725 778 -53
5. Netherlands EiffelTowers EBBC 10 2 8 810 874 -64
6. Belgium Dexia Mons-Hainaut 10 1 9 791 896 -105

Top 16[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Gran Canaria Grupo Dunas Spain 148–158 Serbia FMP 84–88 64–70
Hapoel Migdal Israel 161–135 Latvia Ventspils 88–73 73–62
Strasbourg France 175–160 France Nancy 89–86 86–74
Snaidero Udine Italy 135–137 Lithuania Lietuvos rytas 75–72 60–65
Alba Berlin Germany 122–147 Spain Real Madrid 65–74 57–73
Crvena zvezda Serbia 182–153 Russia Khimki 89–77 93–76
Hemofarm Serbia 137–185 Russia UNICS 73–90 64–95
PAOK Greece 139–159 Italy Montepaschi Siena 62–79 77–80

Quarter finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hapoel Migdal Israel 158–167 Serbia FMP 88–79 70–88
Strasbourg France 139–142 Lithuania Lietuvos rytas 83–70 56–72
Crvena zvezda Serbia 150–162 Spain Real Madrid 72–83 78–79
UNICS Russia 180–149 Italy Montepaschi Siena 83–53 97–96

Semi finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Lietuvos rytas Lithuania 147–139 Serbia FMP 78–67 69–72
UNICS Russia 139–153 Spain Real Madrid 76–69 63–84

Final[edit]

April 10, Spiroudome, Charleroi

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Real Madrid Spain 87–75 Lithuania Lietuvos rytas


2006–07 ULEB Cup Champions
Spain
Real Madrid
1st title

Finals MVP[edit]

Rosters (Top 2)[edit]

1. Spain Real Madrid: Felipe Reyes, Charles Smith, Axel Hervelle, Louis Bullock, Álex Mumbrú, Raul Lopez, Blagota Sekulic, Kerem Tunçeri, Marko Tomas.

2. Lithuania Lietuvos rytas: Matt Nielsen, Joao Paulo Batista, Ivan Koljevic, Marijonas Petravičius, Artūras Jomantas, Eurelijus Žukauskas, Tomas Delininkaitis, Andrius Šležas, Roberts Štelmahers, Janis Blūms, Kareem Lamar Rush, Mindaugas Lukauskis.

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