NBA: San Pablo Burgos returns home with their second title and with their eyes on the 3rd
By Johnny Askounis/ [email protected]
Hereda San Pablo Burgos has actually currently landed in Spain after returning from Argentina, where the Burgos team wrote a new page in its history by announcing itself the FIBA International Cup champion versus local Quimsa. Four months after winning the Basketball Champions League, San Pablo Burgos has actually added its 2nd title, which is likewise the second of an international nature, rather a task.
” I do not believe there is any team in the world that has actually won 2 titles at this point in the season,” Joan Peñarroya stated in a statement to FIBA.Basketball. “Who might have forecasted that we would win the BCL and after that come here to Buenos Aires and win the Intercontinental Cup.”
And it is that the history of San Pablo Burgos makes a movie. Very few years earlier, in 2015, the group was still in the Spanish second division. In 2017 he came to the ACB for the very first time, a prodigious promo that was not just restricted to the nationwide competitors, as the team won the Basketball Champions League title of the 2019-2020 season after taking the Last 8 in Athens.
” I think they must make a motion picture with our story. It may sound like a joke, but this is all actually huge. What this club has attained is not close to normal “, said the president of Burgos, Félix Sancho.
The group’s next challenge will be in the Copa del Rey, in which it will face Lenovo Tenerife in the quarterfinals next Thursday in Madrd. “In less than a week we will play to combat for another title which is the objective. It is time to enjoy the gamers we have and the season we are doing. The only pity is that we can’t do it with our fans “said Peñarroya, one of the primary protagonists of this incredible story.
The lack of his fans, among the very best in Spain, is likewise a cause for remorse on the part of among the most crucial players in the group. Vitor Benite, in charge of lifting the trophies together with Álex Barrera, assures that “the most hard part of these triumphes and this year is not having the ability to share these titles with our fans and the city as we would have liked, however they sure are. delighting in a lot which makes me really pleased “.
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