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    Legia Warsaw Knocked Out of FIBA Europe Cup Quarterfinals by Surne Bilbao Basket

    In a disappointing turn of events for Legia Warsaw, their journey in the FIBA Europe Cup quarterfinals came to an abrupt end with a resounding defeat 53-81 against Surne Bilbao Basket.


    Former MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza player Sacha Killeya-Jones emerged as a formidable force, causing significant trouble for the Warsaw team. Killeya-Jones showcased his prowess with an impressive double-double, contributing 19 points and grabbing 15 rebounds throughout the match.

    Despite the team’s overall struggle, several Legia players showed determination on the court. Christian Vital led the scoring for Legia with 15 points, followed by Aric Holman with 11 points and Michał Kolenda with 10 points. However, their efforts were not enough to overcome the dominance of Surne Bilbao Basket.

    On the opposing side, Surne Bilbao Basket exhibited a balanced offensive performance. Alongside Killeya-Jones, Kristian Kullamae and Melwin Panztar each contributed 13 points, solidifying their team’s victory.

    In the end, despite a promising start to the series, Legia Warsaw’s journey in the FIBA Europe Cup quarterfinals concludes prematurely. Surne Bilbao Basket’s dominant display secures their advancement to the next stage of the competition, leaving Legia to reflect on what could have been.

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