Eurocup champion AS Monaco
In the men’s Eurocup final series, AS Monaco beat Unics Kazan with 2-0, becoming the champion for the first time in its history.
In the second match of the 7Days Eurocup final series, UNICS Kazan hosted Monaco. The host team closed the first quarter of the fight, which was the scene of great competition from start to finish, 26-24 ahead. Drawing a more effective image in the second period, Monaco was ahead 48-47 in the first half. Closing the first quarter ahead by 67-66, Kazan led the last quarter by 1 point. The home team got ahead 83-81 with a basket from Jamar Smith with 15 seconds to go. The away team took the lead by 1 point after the timeout with Jaleel O’Brien’s basket foul: 83-84. When the host team failed to take the lead with Jamar Smith in the remainder, Monaco won the battle 86-83 and became the Eurocup champion for the first time in its history, winning the series 2-0. The French team managed to win the first game of the series, 89-87.
In the home team, John Brown competed with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Rob Gray in Monaco was the top scorer of the game with 25 points.
ROB GRAY, THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER IN THE FINAL SERIES
The most valuable player in the final series was Rob Gray, who wore the AS Monaco jersey. The American player won this prize by averaging 24.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games played in the final series.
TWO TEAMS AT EUROLEAGUE TO THE YEAR
On the other hand, Monaco and Unics Kazan, which faced in the Eurocup final, made it to the finals and guaranteed to compete in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague next year.