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Iberostar Tenerife crowned inaugural Basketball Champions League winners

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA (Basketball Champions League) - Iberostar Tenerife became the first ever winners of the Basketball Champions League with a 63-59 win over Banvit in the Final on Sunday evening.

Davin White hit a huge three pointer in the final minute which proved to be the dagger, but it was Marius Grigonis who picked up Final Four MVP honours with 18 points on 6/10 shooting. 

"It's been an incredible year," Grigonis said. "To finish this Basketball Champions League season with the title is just incredible. It's been all year with these 12 players and the coaches, and the key to our success for sure is our defence and I'm just super happy for everybody."


White supplemented with 14 and 5 assists, as the entire squad celebrated in front of a raucous home crowd who were on their feet chanting all night long.

"We got it!" an elated Tenerife Head Coach Txus Vidorreta laughed to open his press conference.

"We had a dream in June; we knew that we had the chance to play the first edition of this Basketball Champions League. I was with my family and friends in San Miguel when I told my wife that we had the chance to win this competition and finally we done it.

"During the summer, we build a good roster to compete in both