EuroLeague cancels remainder of 2019-20 season
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The EuroLeague has canceled the remainder of its 2019-20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the basketball league's executive board announced Monday.

Play had originally been suspended temporarily on March 12.

"Without a doubt, this is the most difficult decision we have had to take in our 20-year history," EuroLeague basketball president and CEO Jordi Bertomeu said in a statement. "Due to reasons beyond our control, we have been forced to cut short the most successful and exciting season in European basketball history."

The board also chose not to select a champion for the 2019-20 EuroLeague season and the EuroCup.

The EuroLeague is widely recognized as the top basketball league outside of the NBA. It's comprised of 18 teams across 10 European countries. The 2020-21 season is slated to begin on Oct. 1.

EuroLeague cancels remainder of 2019-20 season
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