...Real Madrid has the chance to win its 11th EuroLeague title? It leads the all-time standings with 10 titles, but only three of them have come in the last 35 years. Real has won the competition in 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1995, 2015 and 2018.

...Real is making its 12th Final Four appearance since the format was adopted in 1988? Real previously reached the Final Four in 1993, 1995, 1996, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022.

...Real looks for its 20th EuroLeague Championship Game appearance? It leads the all-time list with 19 championship game appearances. Maccabi Tel Aviv has been to 14 EuroLeague and one SuproLeague title game. CSKA Moscow has reached the EuroLeague Championship Game 14 times. 

...Real has the chance to lift its 17th continental trophy? In addition to its 10 EuroLeague titles, Madrid has won four Saporta Cups, a Korac Cup and a ULEB Cup – currently 7DAYS EuroCup.

... Rudy Fernandez belongs to a select group of players to have won both the EuroLeague and the EuroCup titles? Fernandez won the EuroCup with DKV Joventut Badalona in 2008 and two EuroLeague crowns with Real in 2015 and 2018. The list includes two other Spanish players: Felipe Reyes and Ricky Rubio, and also features stars like Nando De Colo, Nick Calathes or Romain Sato. 

...Fernandez, Sergio Rodriguez and Sergio Llull belong to a group of 24 players who have won the EuroLeague, EuroBasket and World Championship titles? Llull, Rodriguez and Fernandez are three of the five players on the list not hailing from the former Soviet Union or former Yugoslavia; Felipe Reyes and Juan Carlos Navarro are the others. The list includes all-time greats such as Arvydas Sabonis, Drazen Petrovic and Toni Kukoc.

...Fernandez headlines the short list of players to have won a World Championship, EuroBasket, EuroLeague and EuroCup? He is joined only by Dejan Tomasevic and Reyes. 

... Llull is at his ninth Final Four? He was previously there with Real in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022 Victor Khryapa leads the list with 12 Final Four appearances. Llull is now the Spanish player with more Final Four appearances. 

...Fernandez and Rodriguez are at their eighth Final Four? Fernandez already played the Final Four with Real in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022. Rodriguez was with Real in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015, with CSKA in 2018 and 2019, and with Milan in 2021. 

...Llull and Rodriguez two of four EuroLeague MVPs present at the Final Four? Llull earned that honor in the 2016-17 season. Rodriguez was the 2013-14 EuroLeague MVP. Nikola Mirotic (2021-22) and Jan Vesely (2018-19) are the other MVPs. 

...Llull is the fifth-best scorer in EuroLeague history? He has amassed 3,684 points in 372 EuroLeague career games. Llull ranks sixth in assists (1,324).

…Fernandez ranks third all-time in steals? He collected 343 in 323 games. Dimitris Diamantidis leads the standings with 434 steals. 

…Walter Tavares is the all-time leader in blocks? He had 368 blocked shots in 200 games!

...Fabien Causeur is the only French player to have reached the Final Four with two different foreign teams? Causeur made it to the Final Four with Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz in 2016 and with Madrid in 2018, 2019 and 2022.

...Fernandez, Rodriguez and Llull already won the EuroLeague title with Madrid in 2015 and are still with the team? Rodriguez came back and is in his second stint with the club. 

...Adam Hanga can become the first Hungarian player to win the EuroLeague title? Kornel David came closest when he reached the championship game with Tau Ceramica in 2005.

…Hanga is the first player to make it to the Final Four with three different Spanish teams? Hanga played the 2016 Final Four with Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz and also made it with FC Barcelona in 2021. 

...Llull ranks third on the Final Four's career scoring list? Llull has 191 points and could climb at least one spot in Kaunas. Nikos Galis leads the list with 231 points followed by J.R. Holden (194),. 

...Llull ranks first in assists in Final Four history? He dished 62 assists! Rodriguez ranks third with 56 assists. 

…Rodriguez is the only Spanish-born player to win the EuroLeague with a non-Spanish team (CSKA, 2019)? He is also the only Spanish player to win the EuroLeague with different teams. 

...Rodriguez ranks sixth in scoring (3,603), second in assists (1,724), third in three-point shots made (574) and eighth in PIR (3,914) in EuroLeague history?

...Fernandez is tied for third place in steals in Final Four history? He has collected 18, just like Dimitris Diamantidis. Holden ranks first (24), followed by Victor Khryapa (22).

...Fernandez, Rodriguez and Llull can win their third EuroLeague title? The last Spanish players to win three EuroLeague titles were Rafael Rullan, Juan Antonio Corbalan and Luis Maria Prada with Real in 1974, 1978 and 1980.

...Tavares is the only player from Cape Verde to have won the EuroLeague! 

...Tavares ranks third all-time in two-point shooting percentage this season (69.0%, 748 of 1,084). Moustapha Fall is first overall (71.2% 2FG), followed by Sasha Kaun (70.2%). 

…Alberto Abalde and Eli Ndiaye can join an exclusive list of Adidas Next Generation Tournament MVPs who also won the EuroLeague title? Abalde was the ANGT MVP in 2013 with Joventut Badalona. Ndiaye was chosen as the 2022 ANGT MVP with Real. Luka Doncic is the only player to get both – he was the ANGT MVP in 2015 and won the EuroLeague in 2018 with Real. 

…Gabriel Deck can join a list of Argentineans that won the EuroLeague title? The list features Hugo Sconochini (Virtus 1998, 2001), Facu Campazzo (Real 2015, 2018), Manu Ginobili (Virtus 2001), Pepe Sanchez (Panathinaikos 2002) and Andres Nocioni (Real 2015). Nicolas Laprovittola of FC Barcelona can also join this list in 2023.


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