Shane Larkin
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Shane Larkin shared his excitement for winning the 2021 EuroLeague championship with Anadolu Efes on Sunday night.

Larkin (21 points) and Efes went on to defeat FC Barcelona in the Championship Game (81-86) and claim the title for the first time ever.

“We had to save it. We knew that we would play a lot of minutes today. [Micic] played 35 the other night. So we had to save a little energy until the end because we knew it would be a close game. Three long years,” Shane Larkin told reporters after the Final.

Anadolu Efes has been playing the best basketball in the EuroLeague since 2019 and deserved to climb to the top of Europe, On the other hand, FC Barcelona will need to wait another year to return to the top.