EuroChallenge finalists Triumph Lyubertsy have become the only team in this season's VTB United league play-offs to advance to the quarter-finals despite losing Game 1 of their first-round series.
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia and Szolnoki Olaj achieved at the weekend their primary targets in the regular season of the Italian Serie A and the Hungarian 1st Division, respectively.
EuroChallenge champions Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia and Royal Hali Gaziantep, who finished third in the competition, have both suffered a harsh landing upon their return to domestic league action.
FIBA Europe highlights the top moments from the 2014 EuroChallenge Final Four in Bologna, Italy.
MVP Andrea Cinciarini and Greg Brunner combine for the #1 action in the Top 5 Plays of the final day of the EuroChallenge Final Four in Bologna, Sunday.
Royal Hali Gaziantep knocked down Szolnoki Olaj 87-75 in a EuroChallege third-place game that went into overtime on Sunday in Bologna, to conclude their maiden European campaign on the podium.
Grisssin Bon Reggio Emilia make history on Sunday after beating Triumph Lyubertsy to win their first ever European title.
Royal Hali Gaziantep need OT to beat the brave ressistance of Szolnoki Olaj and capture third place at the 2014 EuroChallenge Final Four in Bologna.
The traditional EuroChallenge Final Four gala dinner took place at Bologna's impressive venue of Oratorio di San Filippo Neri, Saturday night.
Szolnoki Olaj head coach Dragan Aleksic summed up all psychological prep talk for the third-place clash in the EuroChallenge Final Four, between his team and Royal Hali Gaziantep, in one sentence.
Enjoy the top 5 plays for the two semi-finals of the 2014 EuroChallenge in Bologna, Italy.
Hosts Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia outsmart Gaziantep to reach the final of the EuroChallenge 2014 Final Four in Bologna.
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia beat the defensive-minded Royal Hali Gaziantep in their own game on Friday night and claimed a 66-55 triumph in the second semi-final of the EuroChallenge Final Four in Bologna.
Less than four months ago, Baris Ermis took the bold decision to leave behind the bright lights of Istanbul and a Euroleague powerhouse to join the relatively unknown Royal Hali Gaziantep on loan.
When it comes to sport, the enthusiasm and motivation of a hungry newcomer can produce an effect similar to that of an endless supply of precious rocket fuel.