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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS' CUP 1990-1991
the following year the name is changed to FIBA Euro League


Zoran Savic with the trophy as Split team won it third time in a row.
 
Pop 84 Split
1990-1991
 Zoran Savic (205-F/C-66)
 A Lester (USA)
 Toni Kukoc (210-F-68)
 Zoran Sretenovic (189-G-64)
 Velimir Perasovic (196-G-65)
 Luka Pavicevic (192-G-68)
 Zan Tabak (213-C-70)
 Aramis Naglic (203-F-65)
 Teo Cizmic (204-F-71)
 Petar Naumoski (195-G-68)
 Head coach: Zeljko Pavlicevic

In most places, one can find that the European champs in 1991 were called Pop 84, but that was just the name of the sponsor under which the talented players of Jugoplastika were playing that season. Despite being without Dino Radja and Dusko Ivanovic, the team from Split was led by a great Toni Kukoc and a genius-like Zoran Savic to their third consecutive title. Since the times when ASK Riga of Russia won European titles between 1958 and 1960, no other team had won three in a row. And in the Final Four era, no team besides Jugoplastika has been able to win even two consecutively. In 1991, the the competition provided some big surprises leading up to Paris. Kingston of England eliminated CSKA Moscow, and what's more, with a double victory, 93-77 at home and 72-74 in Moscow. Bayer Leverkusen of Germany made its debut in the third round, but the other faces were well-known to everyone: Barcelona ended first in that phase (11-3), Pop 84 was second (9-5), and the other two Final Four teams would be Scavolini and Maccabi, tied at 8-6. Once again, the first team of the previous round didn't get the title. In a rematch of the previous year's final - another occurrence that has not been repeated since - the team from Split won 70-65, almost identical to the 1990 score (72-67). Thanks to a great performance by Savic, who scored 27 points, Jugoplastika had an historic three-peat.
 By Euroleague
 
 FINAL FOUR: Paris, France
 FINAL: Pop 84 Split - FC Barcelona 70-65 (40-34)
 Split: Savic 27, Lester 11, Kukoc 8, Sretenovic 7, Perasovic 6; Pavicevic 7, Tabak 2, Naglic 2
 Barcelona: Ortiz 12, Lisard 9, San Epifanio 8, Norris 8, Solozabal 7; Trumbo 12, Montero 9, Galilea 0
 THIRD PLACE: Maccabi Tel-Aviv - Scavolini Pesaro 83-81 (42-39)
 Maccabi: D. Jamchi 22, G. Goodes 21, D. Royal 13, N. Henfeld 12, E. Horton 8, L. Mercer 4, M. Daniel 3, W. Simis, C. Lipin, Y. Cohen. Head coach: Zvika Sherf
 Scavolini: D. Cook 19, D. Daye 16, W. Magniifico 16, A. Gracis 10, A. Costa 9, D. Zampolini 5, A. Boni 4, G. Grattoni 2, F. Labella, P. Calbini. Head coach: Sergio Scariolo

Final Four MVP: Toni Kukoc (Pop 84)

 SEMIFINALS
 FC Barcelona - Maccabi Tel Aviv 101-67 (50-38)
 Barcelona: JA. Montero 25, S. Trumbo 19, JA. San Epifanio 18, P. Ortiz 13, I. Solozabal 11, A. Norris 9, L. Gonzalez 6, R. Esteller, A. Almeida, JL. Galilea. Head coach: Bozidar Maljkovic
 Maccabi: E. Horton 16, D. Royal 12, W. Sims 11, D. Jamchi 7, L. Mercer 6, M. Daniel 5, N. Henfeld 4, G. Goodes 4, C. Lipin 2, Y. Cohen. Head coach: Zvika Sherf
 Pop84 Split - Scavolini Pesaro 93-87 (41-45)
 Pop 84: Z. Savic 25, V. Perasovic 20, T. Kukoc 14, A. Naglic 13, Z. Sretenovic 13, A. Lester 6, Z. Tabak 2, L. Pavicevic, T. Cizmic, P. Naumoski. Head coach: Zeljko Pavlicevic
 Scavolini: D. Daye 29, D. Cook 24, W. Magnifico 12, A. Costa 7, A. Gracis 6, D. Zampolini 6, A. Boni 3, G. Grattoni, F. Labella, P. Calbini. Head coach: Sergio Scariolo
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