Basketball Champions League mix of longtimers, perfect, and new

02/Apr/23 16:34 April 2, 2023

Giannis Askounis

02/Apr/23 16:34

A combined experience of 16 berths in the Basketball Champions League Quarterfinals fits the eight remaining contenders for the 2022-23 season

By Johnny Askounis/

With three lasting originals making it to the Quarterfinals of the Basketball Champions League, they naturally carry significant team experience into the penultimate stage of the season. Five more entries, including an intriguing rookie, all aspiring to reach the Final Four.

Action resumes this week with a “bang”. Game 1 of the respective best-of-three series to either confirm the homecourt advantage or immediately turn the tables.

Eurohoops presents the Quarterfinals ventures of AEK, BAXI Manresa, Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem, Lenovo Tenerife, SIG Strasbourg, UCAM Murcia and Unicaja over the six previous editions of the Champions League. The remaining contender, Telekom Baskets Bonn is the lone newcomer to the everlasting fight of the top eight teams.

List of teams’ Quarterfinals record

Team Quarterfinals Berth W-L (-T)
Lenovo Tenerife 6th 4-3-1
AEK 4th 3-1-1
SIG Strasbourg 4th 1-3-1
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 3rd 1-2
BAXI Manresa 2nd 2-0
UCAM Murcia 2nd 2-0
Unicaja 2nd 0-2
Telekom Baskets Bonn 1st 0-0