The semi-final pairings of the French Pro A play-offs will be set on Thursday, but BCM Gravelines Dunkerque have already claimed the undesired distinction of being involved in the biggest surprise of the post-season.
EuroChallenge semi-finalists BCM Gravelines Dunkerque suffered a major shock on Monday night, upon their return to domestic league action for the first time since the Final Four in Izmir.
On Sunday night EuroChallenge quarter-finalists Paris-Levallois conquered their first French Cup title and the first for a team from the capital since 1963.
EuroChallenge champions Krasnye Krylia sealed their passage to the VTB United League quarter-finals on Friday, with a 77-67 win over Triumph Lyubertsy at home.
One of the main reasons why football and basketball are the most popular sports on the planet is because, by nature, they follow the structure of a well laid out narrative and often make for good stories.
EuroChallenge champions Krasnye Krylia Samara and semi-finalists BCM Gravelines Dunkerque emerged victorious in key encounters upon their return from the Final Four in Izmir.
Södertälje Kings have defeated the Sundsvall Dragons 4-2 in the play-off finals to claim the second Swedish Basketligan title in their history.
When Krasnye Krylia escaped with a one-point victory on Sunday night to complete their perfect EuroChallenge season, Russian media reminded fans of what the victory means in a wider scope.