Real Madrid to play Maccabi in Euroleague final
MILAN (AP) — Real Madrid beat Spanish rival Barcelona 100-62 to reach the Euroleague final, where it will meet Maccabi Tel Aviv after the Israeli team pulled off a late comeback against CSKA Moscow on Friday in the Final Four.
CSKA lost in the semifinals for the second successive year after Maccabi rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat its old rival 68-67.
Tyrese Rice scored the winning layup with six seconds remaining before former NBA forward Sonny Weems missed a 3-pointer for CSKA at the buzzer.
In the late game, Sergio Rodriguez led the way with 21 points as Madrid swept aside Barcelona.
Ante Tomic was the only Barcelona player to get into double figures with 16 points.