Basketball Champions League Round 1: Galatasaray’s roar

By Eurohoops team/ [email protected]

Coach Spanoulis delivered with Peristeri, Spanish teams are strong as usual, and newcomers like Benfica from Portugal will try to put whole countries on the basketball map via the Basketball Champions League.

But when all was said and done, the road win of Galatasaray against Oostende thanks to the way it was achieved send already a warning to other contenders about the ambitions of the Turkish power.

It was a long week with 16 games and here are all the results and the standings of the eight first-round groups.

Basketball Champions League Regular Season Round 1

Group A

UCAM Murcia – Tofas Bursa 75-72
SIG Strasbourg – Falco Vulcano Szombathely 81-78

Standings

  1. SIG Strasbourg 1-0
  2. UCAM Murcia 1-0
  3. Tofas Bursa 0-1
  4. Falco Vulcano Szombathely 0-1

Group B

Pinar Karsiyaka – AEK 91-88
Telekom Baskets Bonn – UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia 84-88

Standings

  1. UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia 1-0
  2. Pinar Karsiyaka 1-0
  3. AEK 0-1
  4. Telekom Baskets Bonn 0-1

Group C

Legia Warszawa – Hapoel Holon 81-84
Filou Oostende – Galatasaray Nef 78-92

Standings

  1. Galatasaray Nef 1-0
  2. Hapoel Holon 1-0
  3. Legia Warszawa 0-1
  4. Filou Oostende 0-1

Group D

ERA Nymburk – Surne Bilbao 54-68
Bahcesehir Koleji – Igokea m:tel 70-67

Standings

  1. Surne Bilbao 1-0
  2. Bahcesehir Koleji 1-0
  3. Igokea m:tel 0-1
  4. ERA Nymburk 0-1

Group E

Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem – Darussafaka 69-67
MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg – Bakken Bears 99-58

Standings

  1. MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg 1-0
  2. Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 1-0
  3. Darussafaka 0-1
  4. Bakken Bears 0-1

Group F

VEF Riga – SL Benfica 76-89
Limoges CSP – Baxi Manresa 73-76

Standings

  1. SL Benfica 1-0
  2. Baxi Manresa 1-0
  3. Limoges CSP 0-1
  4. VEF Riga 0-1

Group G

PAOK mateco – JDA Dijon 66-70
Dinamo BDS Sassari – Unicaja 76-87

Standings

  1. Unicaja 1-0
  2. JDA Dijon 1-0
  3. PAOK mateco 0-1
  4. Dinamo BDS Sassari 0-1

Group H

Peristeri bwin – Bnei Ofek Dist Herzliya 86-70
Lenovo Tenerife – Rytas Vilnius 89-74

Standings

  1. Peristeri bwin 1-0
  2. Lenovo Tenerife 1-0
  3. Rytas Vilnius 0-1
  4. Bnei Ofek Dist Herzliya 0-1

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League

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