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Campeones de Europa en 1964

Fifty-six years since basketball team's first European Cup triumph

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NEWS | 10/05/2020

Real Madrid downed Spartak Brno in the return leg of the final (84-64).
On 10 May 1964, Real Madrid's basketball team captured the first of its 10 European Cups. This day marked the start of the legacy of the competition's most decorated team after the Whites produced a stirring comeback in the two-legged final against Spartak Brno. Joaquín Hernández's charges, who were downed 110-99 in the first match, fought back in the return leg to celebrate the triumph in front of its fans.

Despite trailing by 11 points ahead of the decisive second match, the madridistas totally outplayed their opponents. Following an even first half (37-33), the team pulled ahead after the restart to record a comfortable 84-64 win. Emiliano and Luyk were the Whites' standout performers in the final.

(FIRST LEG) BRNO (27/4/1964)
110-Spartak Brno: Pistelak (28), Z. Bobrovsky (12), Konvicka (30), Vlk (2), Konecny (16) – J. Bobrovsky (21), Pokorny (1), Milota (0), Dubs (0).
99-Real Madrid: Sainz (5), Sevillano (10), Emiliano (31), Luyk (18), Burgess (22) – Hanson (6), Descartín (4), Durand (3), Palmero (0), Monsalve (0).

(RETURN LEG) MADRID (10/5/1964)
84-Real Madrid: Descartín (2), Sainz (8), Emiliano (28), Luyk (25), Burgess (13) – Sevillano (8), Hanson (0).
64-Spartak Brno: Pistelak (8), Z. Bobrovsky (14), Konvicka (23), J. Bobrovsky (8), Konecny (2) – Milota (6), Pokorny (3), Vlk (0), Dubs (0).
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