The German basketball player Tibor Pleiß grabs with defending champion Anadolu Istanbul after the renewed triumph in the Euroleague.
At the Final Four in Belgrade, Istanbul won the semi -finals against Olympiakos Piraeus with 77:74 (42:43) and reached the final.
There, Pleiß meets FC Barcelona or Real Madrid on Saturday (7:00 p.m./Magenta player Tibor).
Pleiß came to eight points and seven rebounds in almost 20 minutes.
The Turk’s top scorer was Shane Larkin with 21 points.
In 2018/19 Istanbul failed in the final of ZSKA Moscow, in 2019/20 the final Four did not take place because of the Corona pandemic, 2020/21 Pleiß struck FC Barcelona with Anadolu in the final.