Kostas Papanikolaou touched the dream of a three-peat at Euroleague's Final 4, that took place in Milan, Italy. FC Baarcelona's forward, was very close to winning his third straight Euroleague, but his team was defetead in the semifinal by Real Madrid. So, after a 93-78 win against CSSKA, FC Barcelona finished in third place. At that game, Papanikolaou scored 7 points and dished one assist after playing for 20 minutes. As for the semifinal, he scored 6 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished one assist after playing for 22 minutes.