Euroleague announces Istanbul return for Final Four
By iSportconnect | September 27, 2016
Euroleague basketball has officially announced Istanbul as the venue for the Final Four end-of-season men’s event in 2017.
The finals will take place in the Sinan Erdem Dome between 19-21 May. Next year’s event will be the third time that Istanbul will hsot the Final Four.
Turish Airlines, the national airline of Turkey, are currently the title sponsors.
“Basketball has seen outstanding growth in Turkey in recent years, while Istanbul already has a Final Four tradition that’s second to none, so we are excited to be crowning the EuroLeague champion there next May.
“We will return to the Sinan Erdem Dome, one of the finest arenas anywhere in which to watch basketball and the perfect venue to culminate a season in which fans will see all the stars in their own cities for the first time in history,” said Jordi Bartomeu, president and chief executive of Euroleague Basketball.