Xavi Pascual's men will train at the O2 Arena on Thursday night
David R. Jover
Barça Regal have arrived in London this Wednesday afternoon ahead of their Final Four playoff against Real Madrid, which is scheduled for this Friday. As is customary, the participant teams arrive two days early to take part in the official press conferences and training sessions before the semi-finals.
Thursday, at 13.00, the MVP of the Euroleague will be announced
The build up to the Final Four will start on Thursday when the MVP of the 2012/13 Euroleague season is announced. Ante Tomic is one of five players nominated to win the award, Krstic, Rudy Fernández, Diamantidis and Spanoulis are also in contention for the individual prize. At 13.15, the official Final Four press conferences will start, where Xavi Pascual and JuanCarlosNavarro are expected to speak to the press on behalf of Barça Regal.
The first training session on the court of the 20,000-capacity O2 Arena in London is scheduled for 21.30. One day later, on Friday at 18.00, the first semi-final of the Final Four will take place between CSKA Moscow and Olympiacos. Barça and Madrid are scheduled to take the court at 21.00.