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EuroLeague Basketball discussed with the legendary head coach Dusan Ivkovic regarding the play-off series (Fenerbahce vs Zalgiris Kaunas and Real Madrid vs Panathinaikos).

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Here is what the two-time EuroLeague champion with Olympiacos said:

“Fenerbahce will win the series 3-1. Zalgiris Kaunas has been improved and is a difficult opponent. Fener has the home-court advantage, while the presence of Zeljko Obradovic will make the difference.

Thanks to the work that Pablo Laso has made over the years, Real Madrid has the ability to play better in the crucial parts of the season. Unless they have to deal with special circumstances (e.g injuries), I think they will win the series 3-2.”

The EuroLeague playoffs will start next Tuesday, April 16.

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