FRENCH LNB LEAGUE FINAL
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1. Nancy 76 Cholet 74- Former Chester, Pa. high school and Providence College, 5'9" point-guard, John Linehan hit the game winning shot with 3 seconds left in the game, to lead Nancy to the French LNB league title. Nancy made 9-16 from 3 point range, while Cholet only hit on 3-17 from long range. John Linehan was named MVP of the 1 game final, as he scored 15 points for Nancy, on 5-11 FG, 3-5(3PT), 2-2 FT, 4 assists and Victor Samnick added 15 points, while Kenny Grant added 12 points. Fabien Causeur led Cholet with 16 points in 17 minutes, on 6-9 FG, 2-4(3PT), 2-2 FT and was followed by Sammy Mejia and DeMarcus Nelson, as both scored 15 points apiece.
Nancy win LNB final 1-0
SPANISH ACB LEAGUE FINALS
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1. FC Barcelona 74 Bizkaia Bilbao 67- FC Barcelona go up 2-0 in the finals, as veteran Spanish shooting-guard Juan Carlos Navarro led them with 20 points, on 4-13 FG, 3-8(3PT), 9-10 FT. Joe Ingles followed with 10 points, while Erazem Lorbek and Alan Anderson both added 9 points apiece for FC Barcelona. NBA bound point-guard Ricky Rubio played 11 minutes off the bench and scored 3 points, going 1-4 on FG, 0-1(3PT), 1 assist and 1 steal. Bizkaia Bilbao was led by their bench, as Greek wing player Kostas Vasiliadis scored 15 points in 18 minutes of play, on 2-9 FG, 2-5(3PT), 9-10 FT and Janis Blums also scored 15 points for Bizkaia Bilbao in 23 minutes, on 5-13 FG, 2-8(3PT), 3-3 FT.
FC Barcelona lead series 2-0
ITALIAN LEAGUE FINALS
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1. Montepaschi 100 Bennet Cantu 75- Montepaschi win game 1 of the Italian league finals, as they went off for 100 points, getting a balanced scoring attack. Point-guard Bo McCalebb led Montepaschi with 15 points in 19 minutes of play, on 6-9 FG, 0-1(3PT), 3-4 FT and Lithuanian big-man Ksistof Lavrinovic also had 15 points, while Marco Carraetto added 13 points for Montepaschi. Manuchar Markoishvili led Bennet Catu with 14 points, on 5-10 FG, 2-4(3PT), 2-2 FT and Mike Green, Nicolas Mazzarino and Benjamin Ortner all added 12 points apiece.
Montepaschi lead series 1-0
RUSSIAN PBL LEAGUE FINALS
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1. Khimki 77 CSKA Moscow 72- Khimki take a 1-0 lead in the Russian PBL league finals, as Croatian forward Kresimir Loncar led them with 16 points off the bench in 21 minutes of play, on 5-9 FG, 0-2(3PT), 6-6 FT and Russian shooting guard Vitaly Fridzon followed with 15 points, while former BYU University guard Travis Hansen and Russian forward Sergey Monya added 11 points apiece. CSKA Moscow was led in scoring by Russian small-forward Andrey Vorontsevich with 19 points off the bench, on 7-13 FG, 1-5(3PT), 4-7 FT, 7 rebounds and Russian guard Alexey Shved added 13 points.
Khimki lead series 1-0
SLOVENIAN LEAGUE FINALS
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1. Krka 64 Union Olimpija 57- Krka win the Slovenian finals, as they outshot Union Olimpija 20-28 to 11-14 from the FT lineand outrebounded them 39-25 to help them take the series and win the title 3-2. Jure Balazic led Krka with 14 points in 17 minutes of play, on 5-10 FG, 1-2(3PT), 3-4 FT and was helped by Zoran Dragic with 12 points and 13 big rebounds from the guard position, while Dusan Djordjevic also scored 13 points for Krka. Union Olimpija was led by Kenny Gregory with 12 points, on 6-11 FG, 0-2(3PT), 5 rebounds.
Krka win series 3-2
TURKISH TBL LEAGUE FINALS
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1. Fenerbahce 85 Galatasaray 74- Fenerbahce go up 3-1 in the series, as they made 26-47 on 2 point looks compared to 16-31 for Galatasaray. Fenerbahce was led by Turkish center Oguz Savas with 19 points, on 8-10 FG, 3-4 FT and was followed by Slovenian small forward Emir Preldzic with 18 points, while Croatian guard Roko-Leni Ukic added 17 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for Fenerbahce. Galatasaray had Jerry Johnson, Luksa Andric and Tutku Acik all score 13 points apiece.
Fenerbahce leads series 3-1
GERMAN BBL LEAGUE FINALS
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1. Brose Baskets 90 ALBA 74- Brose Baskets get the 16 point win to take a 2-1 lead in the German finals, as they outshot ALBA 7-15 to 4-12 from 3 point land and also made 27-36 FT compared to just 18-21 for ALBA. Former NBA player Casey Jacobsen, Kyle Hines and Anton Gavel all scored 15 points apiece to lead Brose Baskets. ALBA was led by Heiko Schaffartzik with 15 points off the bench, on 2-2 FG, 11-11 FT and Miroslav Radulijca along with Taylor Rochestie followed with 11 points apiece.
Brose Baskets lead series 2-1