Pushing Real Madrid out of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Anadolu Efes succeeded in promoting to the Final Four for the fourth time in the number one organization of European basketball at the club level.
Anadolu Efes defeated Real Madrid 88-83 in the 5th match of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Play-Off series and took the lead 3-2 in the series, snatching the ticket to the Final Four. Anadolu Efes succeeded in promoting to the Final Four for the fourth time in the number one organization of European basketball at the club level.
The Navy Whites made it to the Final Four in the European League for the first time in the 1999-2000 season. Losing 81-71 to host country representative Panathinaikos on the first day of the Final Four in Thessaloniki, Greece, Anadolu Efes beat Spain’s Barcelona team 75-69 in the third place match.
Anadolu Efes played Final Four in Suprolig this time in the 2000-2001 season. In the organization in Paris, the capital of France, the dark blue-whites defeated Panathinakos 74-66 on the first day, then defeated Russia’s CSKA Moscow team 91-85 and won the third place once again.
The Turkish representative last competed in the Final Four in 2018-2019. On the first day of the Final Four, the dark blue-whites defeated Fenerbahçe Beko 92-73, and in the final, they lost 91-83 to the Russian representative CSKA Moscow and became content with the second place.
Competitor CSKA Moscow
Anadolu Efes will face the Russian representative CSKA Moscow in its first match in the Final Four. The navy blue team will try to get its name written in the finals by defeating CSKA Moscow, which is among the last 4 teams, by eliminating Fenerbahçe Beko in the play-offs.
Final Four in Germany
The Final Four at the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague will be held in Cologne, Germany, on 28-30 May. In the Final Four, which will be hosted by Lanxess Arena, the first matches will be played on Friday, May 28, and the final and third places will be played on Sunday, May 30. (AA)