In an intense battle that literally went down to the final shot, FC Bayern Munich stayed in the fight to reach the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs by edging FC Barcelona Lassa 73-71 at Audi Dome on Friday. Petteri Koponen became the game hero by hitting the game-winning shot at the buzzer, allowing Bayern to lift its Regular Season record to 13-15 - one win away from playoffs territory - and Barcelona, which had qualified to the playoffs yesterday, dropped to 16-12 but remains 5th overall.
About Euroleague Basketball
Euroleague Basketball is a global leader in the sports and entertainment business, devoted to delivering superior clubs European leagues under a unique and innovative organizational model. Owned and managed by some of most successful and historical clubs in the world, EB manages the continent’s two premier men’s basketball competitions, the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup, as well the sport’s premier under-18 showcase, the EB Adidas Next Generation Tournament.
Euroleague Basketball competitions bring the elite of European basketball to all five continents and to the entire sports community through its OTT platform EuroLeague TV. EB also organizes a series of community and educational programs. Its ground-breaking corporate social responsibility program One Team features 40 clubs that have already made a difference on over 16,000 participants lives. Its Sports Business MBA trains future professionals in sports management.