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Euroleague Highlights Growth Since '00, Lays Out Plans For Future

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 07 / 15

Euroleague Basketball on Wednesday celebrated its 15th anniversary at Ülker Sports Arena in Istanbul, and after the celebration, clubs met to "approve of the league's new economic distribution," according to Ricardo González of AS. Going forward, on-court results "will have more influenc...

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