CSKA Moscow clinched its spot in the 2019 Final Four

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CSKA Moscow came back from a double-digit deficit and rallied past Baskonia on the road (83-92) to win the series (3-1) and advance to the Final Four.

Baskonia was in front until the end of the third quarter and led by double digits multiple times during the game (46-35, 50-39, 55-45, 61-51, 68-58). But, CSKA took over after that.

The Muscovites went on a 3-10 run and cut the deficit to three after 30 minutes in the game (71-68). In the final quarter, the Russians were simply unstoppable.

CSKA played excellent on both ends of the floor and outscored the Basques 12-24 to cruise to the victory and secure their place in another Final Four.

Nando De Colo made another tremendous performance for the winners, with a game-high 27 points (on 11/16 shooting), while Cory Higgins and Nikita Kurbanov added 19 and 15 points, respectively.

Four players scored in double figures for the losing squad, with Vincent Poirier posting a team-high 21 points.

This will be the eighth straight Final Four appearance for CSKA Moscow and the 16th one in the last 17 years.

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