Basketball stronghold Vitoria-Gasteiz gets EuroLeague Final Four
Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain is to host the EuroLeague Final Four, the climax to European basketball’s top clubs competition, for the first time in 2019.
The event will take place at the Buesa Arena, the home of EuroLeague team Saski-Baskonia, which has a capacity of over 15,000.
The arena has previously staged other prominent basketball events, including finals of the Spanish Copa del Rey and the finals of the second-tier EuroCup in 2010, and drew an impressive average of 11,351 spectators in the 2017-18 EuroLeague.
Vitoria-Gasteiz is a basketball stronghold located in the Basque Country in northern Spain, and 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the Baskonia club.
The award of the 2019 EuroLeague Final Four was announced ahead of this year’s event in Belgrade involving defending champions Fenerbahce of Turkey, Zalgiris Kaunas of Lithuania, CSKA Moscow of Russia and Real Madrid of Spain, and which runs from Friday to Sunday.