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Per the Israeli website “Walla”, Athens currently is not the frontrunner to host the 2020 EuroLeague Final Four.

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According to the report, the Greek Authorities have not provided the financial guarantees yet and the respective deadline has expired.

That said, and despite an initial deal between the two sides, EuroLeague Basketball is examining alternative options, with Kaunas and Paris as the main candidates.

It remains to be seen how things will evolve, as no official announcements have been made so far. In case Athens does not host the 2020 Final Four, it will be the favourite to host the event in 2021.

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