Ergin Ataman: It’s time to become champion in Euroleague
Anadolu Efes Basketball Team Head Coach Ergin Ataman said that it is time to become the champion of THY Euroleague. The navy blue team will struggle to reach the final with the Russian team CSKA Moscow in the first match of the Final Four.
In the interview he gave to the website of the organization, Ataman stated that Anadolu Efes was the most successful team of the last 3 years in THY Euroleague.
Noting that the play-off matches were quite contentious, the experienced head coach said, “There was a great struggle between the teams on the field. The situation of the three teams was determined in the last match. The Final Four will be very competitive, but we want to win,” he said.
Stressing that they were more experienced than the Final Four in 2019, Ataman said, “At that time, everyone thought we were a surprise team because we finished the league in the last place a year ago. This year everything is different for us. We believe in each other and we will go to the Final Four to win the championship. ” found the assessment.
Stating that they respect their rival CSKA Moscow in the semifinals, Ergin Ataman stated that the Russian team is very good in defense.
Repeating that they will have a tough match with CSKA Moscow, but believes in the championship, Ataman said, “I think this club deserves a title now. Now it is the championship time. I hope this year will have the chance to give them this title. For me, basketball would be the best moment of my life.” made his comment.
THY Euroleague Final Four will be held in Cologne, Germany on 28-30 May.