CSK-VVS Samara trailed in the first half but fought back and thrashed Keravnos to capture the EuroCup Challenge title.
Valeriy Tikhonenko's team, beaten 85-83 in the first leg at Keravnos, prevailed 101-81 on Thursday to win the final by 18 points on aggregate.
Keravnos will take just a two-point lead to Russia with them after edging CSK-VVS Samara 85-83 in the first game of the EuroCup Challenge final.
It was nip and tuck all the way, and the two sides were level going into the dying seconds before Patrick Lee made two free throws to give the hosts the advantage.
CSK VVS Samara booked a place in their first European Final with an emphatic second half performance against Pizza Express Apollon in the 2nd leg of their EuroCup Challenge semi-final.
Trailing by 2 points at the half, meant that the Russian side were actually down by 4 on aggregate, but a tough defensive performance and an increased offensive output led to them outscoring their opponents by a total 28 points in the 3rd and 4th quarters holding Apollon to just 7 and 8 points respectively.
34 points from up-and-coming star Nikita Shabalkin (pictured) were not enough for CSK-VVS Samara to defeat Pizza Express Apollon Limassol in game one of their EuroCup Challenge semi-final.
Instead it was home side Limassol who sneaked a 77-75 victory inside the final minute and will take a two-point lead into the second game in Samara on 8th March.
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