Huge players of the basket made a cutthroat competition in the tournament hosted by Gloria Sports Arena. CSKA Moscow became the winner of Gloria Cup 2019 Basketball Tournament.
Having a very significant place in preparation period of the club teams for the league, Gloria Cup Basketball Tournament we held in two groups was participated by six teams from three countries. EuroLeague representatives Anadolu Efes (Turkey), CSKA Moscow (Russia), Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania), Champions League representative Teksüt Bandırma and Eurocup representatives Tofaş (Turkey) and Galatasaray Doğa Sigorta (Turkey) fought tooth and nail on the court during the tournament. Last day ranking of the tournament:
A1: CSKA Moscow
A2: TEKSÜT Bandırma BK
B1: Anadolu Efes
B2: Galatasaray Doğa Sigorta
B3: Zalgiris Kaunas
At the finale of tournament that took place on September 15, Sunday, CSKA Moscow and Anadolu Efes played against each other as the winner of their groups. In the game played in front of filled tribunes at the Gloria Sports Arena, CSKA Moscow completed the Gloria Cup 2019 Basketball Tournament as the winner with a score of 65-63. CEO of Gloria Sports Arena, and Member of the Board of Turkish National Olympics Committee, Elif Özdemir handed the cup to CSKA Moscow. The second team, Anadolu Efes received their prize from the General Manager of Gloria Sports Arena, Görkem Dönmez.
Founder of MV Holding, Murat Vargı, presented his prize to Will Clyburn (CSKA Moscow), MVP of the Gloria Cup Basketball Tournament.
The matches for third and forth rank of the Gloria Cup 2019 Basketball Tournament took place between TEKSÜT Bandırma and Galatasaray Doğa Sigorta. TEKSÜT Bandırma came in third and Galatasaray Doğa Sigorta came in forth with a score of 88-71. Görkem Dönmez, General Manager of Gloria Sports Arena, and Bulut Yalçın, Director of Smart Casual Sports presented a plaque to TEKSÜT Bandırma.
Tofaş and Zalgiris Kaunas played the match for the fifth and sixth rank of tournament. The game was won by Zalgiris Kaunas with a score of 95-100.
All matches of the Gloria Cup 2019 Basketball Tournament held at GSA and organized by Smart Casual Event were broadcast live on TRT Sports channel. Red Foxes dance group presented fun shows to the audience at half-times.