Euroleague Basketball

Overseas Elite tops Eberlein Drive for fourth straight The Basketball Tournament title and $2 million

Overseas Elite tops Eberlein Drive for fourth straight The Basketball Tournament title and $2 million

When forward Justin Burrell settles in for a free throw, he’s got two things on his mind. The first, of course, is making the shot. The second is why.

“I have a little thing I say whenever I shoot a free throw. I lock in, and I say, ‘My daughter has to eat.’ And that allows me to not be in the moment,” he said. “But it was so difficult [Friday] not to be in the moment.”

With Overseas Elite just one point away from victory in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament on Friday night, Burrell set up from the foul line. He paused, one last moment of peace before his teammates rushed him. His foul shot then glided into the basket for the game-winner in a 70-58 victory...

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