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Coast To Coast Podcast Episode 27: Re-Living the 2018 BCL Final Four with writer Diccon Lloyd-Smeath

MIES (Switzerland) - On this week's episode, Basketball Champions League writer Diccon Lloyd-Smeath joins hosts Austin Green (@LosCrossovers) and David Hein (@heinnews) to talk about the 2018 Final Four in Athens. Diccon was in attendance to see AEK's thrilling 100-94 win over Monaco in the Final. The guys talk about AEK's improbable run to the Final Four, the intense atmosphere in Athens and the most important moments from a classic game.

Listen to the podcast here:


0:45 - BCL announces F8 in September
6:20 - Diccon joins to talk about AEK vs. Monaco
10:15 - 2017-18 regular season memories
11:20 - AEK's miracle run to the Final 4
13:20 - Who were the 2018 F4 favorites at the time?
15:10 - Atmosphere in Athens
19:55 - AEK's dominant start to the game
21:35 - Monaco comeback and Gladyr threes
22:55 - The 4th quarter
25:50 - Wild ending to the game
27:50 - Mike Green as the F4 MVP
30:10 - AEK narrative changing from "Cinderella" to powerhouse
31:50 - AEK and the 2019-20 BCL season
35:40 - The 2020 F8 in September