Spanish basketball giant Real Madrid have beaten their Greek opponents Olympiacos 78-59 in the final match at Barclaycard Center, in Madrid on Sunday to become the Turkish Airlines Euroleague champions.
Host team of the Final Four, Real Madrid dominated in the final match from the second quarter till the end of the game.
Real Madrid guard Jaycee Carroll was the top scorer of his team with 16 points. Meanwhile, his Spanish teammate Sergio Llull and Argentine forward Andres Nocioni tallied 12 points each. Additionally, Real Madrid's Spanish point guard Sergio Rodriguez completed the clash with 11 points.
Runner-up Olympiacos tried to resist with Matt Lojeski, scoring 17 points. He was followed by Greek power forward Georgios Printezis tallying 11 points. In addition, Greek guard Kostas Sloukas and U.S. center Othello Hunter scored 10 points each.
Olympiacos star in the offense, Greek playmaker guard Vassilis Spanoulis, displayed a poor performance in the final as he scored only three points in 31 minutes. He also made four turnovers.
Real Madrid have claimed the title nine times so far. The team's Nocioni was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the Euroleague Final Four.
In the third place playoff, Russian club CSKA Moscow toppled Turkish side Fenerbahce Ulker, 86-80; CSKA ended the tournament in third place, while Fenerbahce Ulker ranked fourth.
Fenerbahce Ulker point guard Andrew Goudelock scored 24 points. Meanwhile, CSKA Moscow's top scorer was French point guard Nando de Colo, who tallied 17 points. CSKA Moscow star playmaker guard Milos Teodosic did not play in the consolation game.