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Jackson: Olympiacos deserved the finals of the basketball Euroleague

Aaron Jackson

© Mikhail Alexandrov/TASS

ISTANBUL /Turkey/, may 19. /Spec. Q. TASS Andrei Kartashov/. Greek Olympiakos deserved the victory over CSKA in the semifinal match of the basketball Euroleague. This opinion in an interview with TASS was expressed by the defender of the Moscow team Aaron Jackson.

CSKA lost to Olympiacos with a score of 78:82. The game was won after the third quarter and were leading “+ 5” in the fourth, but lost the advantage and was defeated. CSKA once again failed to beat Olympiakos in the final stage of the Euroleague, it is a defeat for the army of the club from Piraeus became the fourth in the “final four”. Before that, Olympiacos won the red-and-blue in the semi-finals of the tournament in 2013 and 2015 and in the final of 2012.

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“I must give credit to Olympiacos – they played great . Turned on the pressure in the final quarter, played great in the end and deserved to win,” said Jackson.

“Now I write all the messages telling me not to get upset, after all, had a good season. But what does it matter now? We are all very upset. The match for the third place means nothing to us, we are CSKA, we can have only one goal – victory,” he said.

CSKA in the match for third place, which will be held in Istanbul on Sunday, will play the loser team in the meeting between the Turkish “Fenerbahce” and the Spanish “real”.

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