The Final Four from Kaunas last weekend left an image to remember with the launch of Sergio Llull to give the eleventh European Cup at real Madrid. The Spaniard silenced the flag of kaunas. A pavilion that did not have the visit of Luke Doncic, that he was scheduled to go to Lithuania to watch the grand final.
As reported basketnewsthe Slovenian player was going to be one of the guests confirmed for the match between Real Madrid and oympiacos. The Mavericks star failed to reach the finals due to an inability to land his private jet as a consequence of large number of flights of fans from Greece to see the Athenian team. There was no space on the runway, as confirmed eurohoops.
It is estimated that the number of Greeks to follow the team of Bartzokas in the semifinals it was more than 5,000. After qualifying for the final, they reached a minimum 2,000 more to be present at the match that decided the title of the highest competition in Europe.
Doncic wanted to be present on a stage that elevated him as one of the great talents of the last decades. In 2018 got to be the Final Four MVP of the Euroleague, as well as the regular phase. The Slovenian would be decisive for Madrid to raise the tenth European title against Fenerbahce on such date.
European NBA players like Kristaps Porzingis (Latvia, Washington Wizards) or Jonas Valanciunas (Lithuania, New Orleans Pelicans), were in the front row witnessing a final that will remain to be remembered.