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Today marks 29 years since the basketball team won their 26th league title

NEWS STORY. 23/05/2022

On 23 May 1993, Real Madrid were crowned champions when they beat Joventut (78-69) in game five of the final.

Today marks 29 years since Real Madrid's basketball team clinched their 26th league title. On 23 May 1993, our team got their hands on the trophy when they won the fifth game in the final against Joventut. The madridistas won the first two matches in the series at home, before Joventut took the next two in Badalona. In the decider, Madrid won 78-69 thanks to a sublime Sabonis performance which included 22 points and 10 rebounds, seeing the Lithuanian ace named final MVP.

Real Madrid were also the best team in the Regular Season with a record of 25 wins and 6 defeats. In the playoffs, the Whites took on Valvi Girona (Round of 16), Elosúa León (quarter-finals) and Estudiantes (semis). Victory over Joventut mean Clifford Luyk's team sealed the double that season, having already won the Copa del Rey against the same opposition.

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