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  Eurocup 2020-21 Finals

May 4, 2021 - 7DAYS EuroCup Coach of the Year: Zvezdan Mitrovic, AS Monaco

zvezdan mitrovicAfter leading an unheralded team from one of the smallest places on the 7DAYS EuroCup map all the way to the title, Zvezdan Mitrovic of AS Monaco has been named the competition's Coach of the Year for the 2020-21 season. Mitrovic, 51, was chosen by Euroleague Basketball from among many deserving candidates after he guided Monaco to its first EuroCup trophy in a 2-0 finals sweep against UNICS Kazan of Russia. That result followed a semifinals sweep of Herbalife Gran Canaria after Monaco had aced the last two games of the quarterfinals to outlast Buducnost VOLI Podgorica. With that season-ending six-game streak, coupled with a first-place finish in its Top 16 group, Monaco won 11 of its final 13 games to finish with a 17-6 record. Read more here.

May 1, 2021 - Monaco's Gray is voted Finals MVP


AS Monaco guard Rob Gray was voted the MVP of the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals after leading all scorers in both games of the series. Gray, who joined Monaco in midseason, had 23 points as Monaco won at home, 87-89, in Game 1. He turned around and did himself a basket better in Game 2, with 25 points, as Monaco upset UNICS in Kazan, 83-86, and picked up the EuroCup trophy to bring back to its tiny principality on the Mediterranean Sea. His 24.0-point average tied for third-best ever in two games of the finals, after Justin Doellman averaged 27.0 for Valencia Basket in 2014 and Scottie Wilbekin put up 26.0 per game for Darussafaka Istanbul in 2018. Read more here.

May 1, 2021 - Monaco holds on to sweep UNICS for the trophy!

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AS Monaco made history on Friday by topping host UNICS Kazan 83-86 to become the first French League team ever to win the 7DAYS EuroCup title. Monaco also became the second team to sweep a best-of-three final series in the competition by scoring the game's final 5 points after UNICS had taken an 83-81 lead with 15 seconds left. J.J. O'Brien had a three-point play with 10 seconds left and Marcos Knight buried free throws with 4 remaining to seal the victory and the title. Rob Gray led the winners with 25 points while O'Brien added 16, Dee Bost and Knight 14 each. The 1.88-meter Knight also pulled 12 rebounds for the winners. John Brown led UNICS with 16 points, while Jordan Theodore added 15, Isaiah Canaan 11 and Jamar Smith 10. Hail to AS Monaco, the new 7DAYS EuroCup champion! Read more here.

April 30, 2021 - Game 2

AS Monaco took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Finals series, which now moves to Russia for Game 2 on Friday – and, if necessary, Game 3 – in Kazan. Monaco seeks to win its first continental trophy. UNICS must win both remaining games to win the EuroCup for the second time. AS Monaco will look to make history by winning the 7DAYS EuroCup, while UNICS Kazan looks to protect its home court and force a third and deciding game when the two teams clash in Game 2 of the finals on Friday night. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the series changed its format and UNICS, while earned the home-court advantage for the series, played Game 1 in Monaco and will host Game 2 and, if necessary, Game 3. Read more here.

UNICS Kazan vs. AS Monaco 83-86

April 26, 2021 - Game 1

Before the end of this week, we will have a new 7DAYS EuroCup champion. The best-of-three finals series starts on Tuesday with AS Monaco hosting UNICS Kazan before the two teams travel to Russia for Game 2 on Friday - and a potential Game 3 on Sunday. The format in this series will be like none before since Monaco and UNICS agreed to change the order of how they will host games due to national restrictions concerning the COIVD-19 pandemic. Monaco will host Game 1 on Tuesday before UNICS uses its home-court advantage to host Games 2 and 3. UNICS earned home-court advantage by virtue of a point-difference that was 8 better than Monaco's in the Top 16, proving once again how every game matters. UNICS has a 10-1 home record this season with its only loss coming in overtime at the hands of Joventut Badalona in Round 5 of the regular season. Interestingly, home-court advantage has not proved to be crucial since the introduction of the best-of-three series format. Read more here.

AS Monaco vs. UNICS Kazan 89-87

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