Russia has been a happy hunting ground for Hapoel Tel Aviv this season. They defeated Ural Great early on in the FIBA Europe League in Perm and beat Dynamo Moscow away in the play-offs. Today in Kazan, they beat Ural Great for the 2nd time to claim 3rd place in the FEL.
Maroussi Athens will join home side Unics Kazan in the FIBA Europe League final on Saturday, after beating Hapoel Tel Aviv. The Greeks put on a remarkable 5-minute display in the third quarter in which they turned a 9-point defecit into an 11-point advantage and took Tel Aviv totally out of the game.
The Russian city of Kazan will host the FIBA Europe League Final Four this Thursday and Saturday. Unics Kazan, Ural great Perm, TIM-Maroussi and Hapoel tel Aviv will all compete for the title, in what promises to be a thrilling 2 days of basketball.
Following negotiations and an in-depth evaluation of all received bids, FIBA Europe is pleased to announce that the Final Four of the FIBA Europe League Men 2004 will be hosted by club UNICS Kazan and will be held in the club‘s arena in Kazan, Russia.
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