The 2023 Final Four of the euroleague will be held in Kaunas (Lithuania) at the Zalgirio Arena, with capacity for 15,000 spectators. It will be the first time that the Baltic town hosts the Final Four of this competition, which returns to its classic days: the semifinals will be played on May 19 and the grand final (and third and fourth place) two days later, on Sunday 21.
The winners of the four quarterfinals qualified for the Final Four in Kaunas and the semifinals are already defined: the winner of the match between the 1st and the 8th (Olympiacos) will face the winner of the tie that pitted the 4th against the 5th (Monaco). In the other semifinal, the winner of the duel between the 2nd and the 7th (Barcelona) against the winner of the 3rd against the 6th (Madrid).
Anadolu Efes is the current championbut he will not defend the title in Kaunas because he has not accessed the playoff of rooms. Real Madrid continues to be the most successful team with ten titles, although only two of them in this 21st century (2015 and 2018). CSKA, punished by the invasion of Ukraine, has eight and Maccabi has six, which will play the playoff quarterfinals, and Panathinaikos, already eliminated.
This was the Euroleague quarterfinals
Olympiacos (1st) – Fenerbahce: 3-2 aggregate
· Barcelona (2nd) – Zalgiris (7th): aggregate 3-0
· Madrid (3rd) – Partizan (6th): aggregate 3-2
Monaco (4th) – Maccabi (5th): 3-2 aggregate
This will be the Euroleague semifinals
Olympiacos – Monaco (5:00 p.m.)
· Barcelona – Madrid (20:00 hours)