Basketball-Anadolu Efes edge Barcelona to win Euroleague title


Basketball - Euroleague Final - FC Barcelona v Anadolu Efes Istanbul - Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany - May 30, 2021 Anadolu Efes Istanbul's Bryant Dunston, Chris Singleton and James Anderson in action REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Anadolu Efes Istanbul clinched their maiden Euroleague basketball title on Sunday when they beat double former winners Barcelona 86-81 in the final after overcoming an early 10-point deficit.

Serbian guard Vasilije Micic, who was named the Final Four's most valuable player and is set to join NBA franchise Oklahoma City Thunder next season, led the way with 25 points and Shane Larkin added 21 for Efes.

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