Basketball

An epic final - Partizan defeated Red Star after the extra time and won National Cup!

Selected players of Andrea Trinchieri managed to beat the Red Star players for the third consecutive year in the Serbian National Cup final.
Red Star had it all in her hands in the finish of the match, but dropped a six-point lead in the final 40 seconds and went into overtime.

Zisis leads AEK to its fifth Greek Cup in basketball

AEK defeated Promitheas Patras on Sunday to win the Greek Cup in Iraklio, its second in the last three years, in what was the first Cup final since 1999 without Panathinaikos or Olympiakos.

The Yellows of Athens fought hard to beat last season's league finalist with a 61-57 score in a very tight game that could have swung either way.

Olympiakos appears to be CSKA's perennial nemesis

Greece's representatives in the Euroleague put two over Russia's on Greek soil, as depleted Olympiakos stunned CSKA once again and Panathinaikos saw off Zenit.

Olympiakos should be officially considered the European champion's jinx team, as CSKA Moscow lost another game to its perennial nemesis, with a 72-59 score on Thursday at the Peace and Friendship Stadium.

Anadolu Efes pursuing unbroken series in EuroLeague

Turkey's Anadolu Efes will face Zalgiris Kaunas from Lithuania in a EuroLeague basketball game on Feb. 6

The Istanbul game will be held at Sinan Erdem Dome at 17:30GMT.

Anadolu Efes will seek to crown their winning series with victory over Zalgiris Kaunas as they won the last eight games in the Turkish Airlines-sponsored league.

Fenerbahçe beat Zenit for third straight EuroLeague win

Fenerbahçe Beko defeated Russia's Zenit for a third straight win on Feb. 6 in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.

French point guard Leo Westermann was a high scorer for Fenerbahçe Beko with 13 points in the 73-68 win at Yubileyny Sports Palace of St Petersburg.

The Yellow-Canaries trio of Kostas Sloukas, Jan Vesely and Luigi Datome combined for 34 points for the Istanbul team.

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