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The Euroleague crowned a new champion in 2010, none other than Regal FC Barcelona, that capped an extraordinary continental season with a convincing 86-68 win in the title game against Greek giant Olympiacos. Barcelona was in its 11th Final Four and 7th Euroleague final, lifting its second trophy. Xavi Pascual became the first Spanish coach to win the Euroleague title in 30 years - and at age 37, the youngest to do so since Zeljko Obradovic did it with Partizan in 1992. Juan Carlos Navarro paced the winners with 21 points and was chosen as Final Four MVP by the accredited media. He became the first Spanish player to win the award. Pete Mickeal added 14 but 7 other Barcelona player had at least 6 points. The Euroleague final was a perfect example of how the season was for Barcelona - outstanding defense and a balanced offense -, being able to beat anyone, anywhere at any game rhythm. Congratulations!
EUROLEAGUE FINAL: REGAL FC BARCELONA VS. OLYMPIACOS
Regal FC Barcelona became the 2010 Euroleague champion by downing Olympiacos 86-68 in the final before a packed house at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in the French capital. Barcelona won its second Euroleague crown - its first in seven years. Juan Carlos Navarro, the only remaining player from Barcelona’s 2003 Euroleague-winning squad, was named Final Four MVP after leading the charge with 21 points. Pete Mickeal added 14 and Fran Vazquez set a title game record with 4 blocked shots as the Barcelona defense limited the top scoring team in the Euroleague this season to 68 points, matching its season low. The Reds never led again after a 5-6 start as the Barcelona defense held Olympiacos below 20 points in all four quarters. Ricky Rubio added 9 points for the freshly crowned champs, led by head coach Xavi Pascual. Olympiacos, which beat Barcelona for its only Euroleague title in 1997, got 15 points from Josh Childress. Linas Kleiza added 13 points, Theo Papaloukas had 12 and new Euroleague MVP Milos Teodosic was held to 10.
3RD PLACE GAME: CSKA MOSCOW VS. PARTIZAN
CSKA Moscow finished the 2010 Euroleague Basketball season in third place after holding off Partizan Belgrade 90-88 in a memorable overtime thriller on Sunday at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in the French capital. CSKA was led by its old guard as Trajan Langdon produced a record scoring night and J.R. Holden sank a game-winning three-pointer with 2.4 seconds left in overtime to secure a tough win. Langdon finished with 32 points - setting a club record for points in a Final Four game. Viktor Khryapa added 17 while Holden had 11 for CSKA. Partizan, which became the first team to lose two overtime games at the same Final Four, got 16 points and 8 rebounds from Lawrence Roberts.
SEMIFINAL: REGAL FC BARCELONA VS. CSKA MOSCOW
Regal FC Barcelona got a step closer to the Euroleague title after topping CSKA Moscow 64-54 on Friday evening in the first semifinal of the 2010 Euroleague Basketball Final Four at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in the French capital. Barcelona avenged defeat against the same CSKA team from last season’s semifinals thanks to a strong showing from star playmaker Ricky Rubio, who scored 10 points and tied a Final Four record with 8 assists. It was a tough battle that went the way CSKA wanted, slow and physical, but a 10-0 second-quarter run gave Barcelona the lead for good and head coach Xavi Pascual’s men made it hold up in what was the lowest scoring Final Four game of the decade. Fran Vazquez led all Barcelona scorers with 11 points while Juan Carlos Navarro added 10. Ramunas Siskauskas led the way for the Russian champs with 19 points, Trajan Langdon added 12 for CSKA, that could not reach its fifth consecutive Euroleague final.
SEMIFINAL: PARTIZAN VS. OLYMPIACOS
Olympiacos Piraeus earned the right to play for its second Euroleague title after surviving an overtime thriller to beat Partizan Belgrade 80-83 in the second semifinal of 2010 Euroleague Basketball Final Four at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in the French capital on Friday evening. The Reds forced overtime on a Josh Childress put-back dunk in the closing seconds of regulation and then rode the foursome of Childress, Linas Kleiza, Ioannis Bourousis and Milos Teodosic, who scored 4 points apiece in overtime, to secure a remarkable win. Kleiza paced the Reds with 19 points and 11 rebounds, Childress and Teodosic added 17 points each, Sofoklis Schortsanitis scored 11 and Theo Papaloukas tallied 10 points and 5 assists for Olympiacos. Partizan, which was appearing in its first Final Four in 12 years, got 21 points from Bo McCalebb. Aleks Maric had 17 points, Jan Vesely added 13 and 10 rebounds while Dusan Kecman scored 11.
May 7-9, 2010
Regal FC Barcelona 64
CSKA Moscow 54
Olympiacos Piraeus 83
3RD PLACE GAME
CSKA Moscow 90
Regal FC Barcelona 86