The teams with the most Euroleague

Of the four teams that have reached the Euroleague Final Four, Anadolu Efes is the only one that has never managed to win the top continental competition in its history. The only time it has stayed at the gates, was two years ago, when it fell in the final (91-83) precisely against its rival in this edition in the semifinals, CSKA Moscow, the last champion and that with the edition won in Vitoria, he added his eighth European champion title. He achieved four when the competition was called the FIBA ​​European Champions Cup (1961, 1963, 1969, 1971) and four more, already in this century, under the name of Euroleague (2006, 2008, 2016 and 2019).

CSKA Moscow is in fact the second team that has been the European champion more times. With 8 titles, he is only surpassed by Real Madrid, champion a total of 10 times. Eight of these, before the competition was called Euroleague (1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1995) and two after (2015, 2018).

CSKA Moscow, the last European champion in 2019, is the second team with the most titles in the top continental competition (8)


CSKA Moscow, the last European champion in 2019, is the second team with the most titles in the top continental competition (8)

The European champions podium is completed by two teams, with 6 titles: Maccabi Tel Aviv (1977, 1981, 2001, 2004, 2005 and 2014), champion on one of these occasions, in 2001, of the FIBA ​​SuproLiga, when for a year this competition and the ULEB Euroleague coexisted, that is, the current top European competition; and Panathinaikos, who in the last 25 years have also won the six European championship titles that appear in their showcases (1996, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2009 and 2011).

Panathinaikos, European champion six times, all in the last 25 years


Panathinaikos, European champions six times, all in the last 25 years

Pallacanestro Varese, five times champion in the 70s

The top-5 European champions is completed by Pallacanestro Varese, who took the maximum continental competition up to five times in the 70s (1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976).

Five titles between Barça and Armani Milan

The two protagonists of one of the semifinals of this Final Four in Cologne, Barça and Armani Milan, have been between the two, five times European champions. The Catalan team took the 2003 and 2010 editions, while the Italians added their three European champion titles all in the last century: 1966, 1987 and 1988. With three titles, the same as Armani Milan, they also occupy the list of winners. history of the maximum continental competition Olympiacos (1997, 2012 and 2013), ASK Riga (1958, 1959 and 1960), KK Split, which with the name of Jugoplastika Split and later Pop 84 Split, also won the tournament three times consecutively (1989, 1990 and 1991), being one of Barça’s executioners in two of the three finals won. The Virtus Pallacanestro of Bologna (1998, 2001), the Pallacanestro Cantú (1982, 1983) and the Cibona of Zagreb (1985, 1986), are the other teams that, like Barça, have also been European champions twice.

Barça were European champions for the last time in 2010


Barça were European champions for the last time in 2010

Eight European champions once

Beyond the 13 teams that have won the continental top competition more than once, there are eight other clubs that have been champions only once. Among them, Joventut de Badalona, ​​which in 1994 became the first Spanish team to be European champion, after defeating Olympiacos in the final, in Tel Aviv (59-57), when the competition still had the League name. European FIBA. The other one-time European champion teams are Fenerbahce (2017), which four years ago defeated Olympiacos in the final, Dinamo Tbilisi (1962), Zalgiris (1999), KKBosna (1979), Pallacanestro Virtus Roma (1979), KK Partizan Belgrade (1992) and Limoges (1993), the only French European champion team.

Euroleague honors

10 TITLES: Real Madrid (1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1995, 2015 and 2018).

8 TITLES: CSKA Moscow (1961, 1963, 1969, 1971, 2006, 2008, 2016 and 2019).

6 TITLES: Maccabi Tel Aviv (1977, 1981, 2001, 2004, 2005 and 2014) and Panatahinaikos (1996, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2009 and 2011).

5 TITLES: Pallacanestro Varese (1970, 1972, 1973, 1975 and 1976).

3 TITLES: Olympiacos (1997, 2012 and 2013), Armani Milan (1966, 1987 and 1988), ASK Riga (1958, 1959 and 1960), KKSplit (1989, 1990 and 1991).

2 TITLES: Barça (2003, 2010), Virtus Pallacanestro Bolonia (1998, 2001), Pallacanestro Cantú (1982, 1983) and KK Cibona (1985 and 1986).

1 TITLE: Fenerbahce (2017), Dinamo Tbilisi (1962), Joventut Badalona (1994), Zalgiris (1999), KKBosna (1979), Pallacanestro Virtus Roma (1984), KK Partizan (1992) and Limoges (1993).

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