Basketball Champions League : Play-Offs Draw completed

The Basketball Champions League Play-Offs pairings were confirmed during a draw on Tuesday at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland.

Here are the results of the draw: 

Amongst those in attendance were FIBA officials, members of the Basketball Champions League Board, and representatives of the qualified teams. They were joined by a number of recognisable basketball alumni, including Turkey’s Hüseyin Beşok and Eurelijus Żukauskas from Lithuania. Both were on stage to assist with the Draw.

Draw for the Round of 16The 16 teams will play best-of-3 series and the 8 winners will advance to the Quarter-Finals. The Round of 16 will tip off on 3 March 2020 and conclude (at the latest) on 18 March 2020.

The teams having finished 1st (Pot 1) and 2nd (Pot 2) of their Regular Season group are seeded and will play the first and possible third legs of the the Round of 16 at home. The teams having finished 3rd (Pot 3) and 4th (Pot 4) of their Regular Season group are unseeded and will play the second leg of the the Round of 16 at home.

The Round of 16 pairings are as follows (the team listed second plays the second leg at home):

Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem (ISR) v Peristeri winmasters (GRE)
Casademont Zaragoza (ESP) v Lietkabelis (LTU)
ERA Nymburk (CZE) v Teksüt Bandirma (TUR)
Türk Telekom (TUR) v Besiktas Sompo Sigorta (TUR)
Iberostar Tenerife (ESP) v Filou Oostende (BEL)
Dinamo Sassari (ITA) v San Pablo Burgos (ESP)
JDA Dijon (FRA) v Nizhny Novgorod (RUS)
AEK (GRE) v Telekom Baskets Bonn (GER)

Draw for the Quarter-FinalsThe 8 qualified teams will play best-of-3 series and the 4 winners will advance to the Final Four. The Quarter-Finals will start on 24 March 2020 and conclude (at the latest) on 8 April 2020.

The pairings 1-4 (Pot 1 vs Pot 4) are seeded and will play the first and potential third legs of the Quarter-Finals at home. The pairings 5-8 (Pot 2 vs Pot 3) are unseeded and will play the second leg of the Quarter-Finals at home.

The Quarter-Final pairings are as follows (the pairing listed second plays the second leg at home):

Winner of Casademont Zaragoza/Lietkabelis v Winner of Iberostar Tenerife/Filou Oostende
Winner of ERA Nymburk/Teksüt Bandirma v Winner of AEK/Telekom Baskets Bonn
Winner of Türk Telekom/Besiktas Sompo Sigorta v Winner of JDA Dijon/Nizhny Novgorod
Winner of Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem/Peristeri winmasters v Winner of Dinamo Sassari/San Pablo Burgos

The four teams to advance from the Quarter-Finals will meet in the Final Four on 1-3 May 2020. The location will be announced after completion of the Quarter-Finals, early April. An additional draw will determine the Semi-Finals and will take place in the Final Four host city the week following the announcement.

You can re-watch the Play-Offs Draw here:

About Basketball Champions League
The Basketball Champions League is an innovative 50-50 joint partnership between FIBA and 11 top European leagues. It is a fair competition based on sporting principles with teams qualifying through national leagues. It is a truly European club competition with 30 participating countries. http://basketballcl.com

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