Turkish basketball team Galatasaray Odeabank becomes Eurocup champions, beating Strasbourg 78-67 in the final
Turkey's Galatasaray Odeabank became the 2016 Eurocup basketball champions Wednesday after beating France's Strasbourg 78-67 in the final played at the Abdi Ipekci Arena in Istanbul.
Galatasaray beat the visiting team in the second and last game of the finals.
Head coach Ergin Ataman said: "I'm proud of my team, the players, the fans, Galatasaray, and Turkish basketball."
Galatasaray Odeabank has now earned the right to play in the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines Euroleague.
Last week in Strasbourg, the French team had downed Galatasaray 66-62 in the first set of the two final matches.