- National Teams
London Lions have qualified for the EuroCup playoffs after a thrilling final day of the regular season saw their place confirmed.
The British side were beaten 70-67 away at Castors Braine on Wednesday to leave them waiting on results to go their way on Thursday.
Zabiny Brno defeated Rutronik Stars Keltern for a dramatic 77-78 triumph to secure London’s third-place finish before Valencia claimed a seven-point victory over Ensino to see the Spaniard’s record drop below the Lions.
Third-place rankings in Conference 2:
MBK Ruzemberok 3-3 (-48)
Tenerife 2-4 (+2)
Lointek Gernika 2-4 (-20)
London Lions 2-4 (-36)
Ensino 2-4 (-39)
KP Brno 2-4 (-63)
The Lions are set to face Bourges in a two-legged showdown with the French side the top ranked team in the regular season. Jo Leedham-Warner won the competition with the club back in 2016.
History. Even when no one thought we could.. we thought we could. @EuroCupWomen second round here we come xoxo
— Kennedy Leonard (@ken_leonard_14) December 2, 2021
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