The 2008 edition of the EuroCup Final Four presented five players who stood out in the two game days of the competition and were named to the All-Tournament team.
The trophy lifters from Riga - Barons LMT sent two representatives, including the MVP while the finalist from Belgium - Dexia Mons-Hainaut are represented by two as well, while hosts Proteas EKA AEL finalize the group of five.
Barons LMT Riga are the 2008 EuroCup champion after beating Dexia Mons-Hainaut 63-62 in a thrilling finals in Limassol, Cyprus on Sunday night.
The champs bring the first European title ever to Latvia as an independent country, and Riga will have a good reason to celebrate tonight. The last Latvian team to win a title was ASK Riga back in 1960.
Dexia Mons-Hainaut of Belgium and Barons LMT of Latvia will meet today (20:00 CET) in the finals of the 2008 EuroCup, after registering big wins in the semi-final matches.
Dexia shocked local favorites Proteas AEL with a 70-55 win while Barons came back from an 18 point deficit against Tartu-Rock in the first game to capture an 88-82 win.
On Sunday in Cyprus either Barons Riga or Dexia Mons Hainaut will be crowned EuroCup Champion 2008 and whomever comes out on top it will be a historic win.
A Belgian team has never won a European Cup and for fans in Latvia it's been a long wait after ASK Riga won a title in the 1960's
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