The four teams that will fight for the Basketball Champions League title were decided on Wednesday night (03/04).
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Brose Bamberg, Iberostar Tenerife, Virtus Bologna and Antwerp are the four clubs that advanced to the Final Four, which will take place from May 3rd to May 5th.
In a late thriller in Athens, Tyrese Rice scored the two-pointer, with 5.5 seconds to go, and Bamberg eliminated the defending champions AEK Athens, despite the 69-67 loss.
Tenerife led by as many as 21 points and dominated Hapoel Jerusalem at home (81-64) to reach the Final Four.
For its part, Antwerp defeated Nizhny Novgorod for a second straight time and easily eliminated the Russians (66-61).
Last but not least, Virtus Bologna dominated Nanterre at home (73-58) and became the fourth team that qualified to the Final Four.
Here are the results of the Basketball Champions League Quarterfinals:
AEK – Brose Bamberg 136-138 (67-71, 69-67)
Telenet Giants Antwerp – Nizhny Novgorod 149-129 (83-68, 66-61)
Iberostar Tenerife – Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 154-139 (73-75, 81-64)
Segafredo Virtus Bologna – Nanterre 92 148-141 (75-83, 73-58)
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