Categoría 2001

ACB Final 2001: Seikaly’s league became Pau Gasol’s league

In the ACB of the year 2.001, in the beginning was the league of Seikaly, nothing to do … was the league of the explosion of the best basketball player that has given Spain, was the league of Pau Gasol. In the final of the ACB, Barcelona played against Real Madrid, 3-0 for the Catalans, undefeated as in all the playoffs, nobody that year, in ACB, could stop Barcelona, nobody could stop Pau Gasol

SuproLeague & EuroLeague Final 2001: Maccabi and Virtus Bologna, champions in the year of redemption

A historic event took place in the summer of 2000. Some of Europe’s top teams dissatisfied with FIBA’s economic dealings with them decided to create an organisation called the European Basketball Leagues Union (ULEB) and create a parallel competition under its mandate. During the whole summer, both FIBA and ULEB did not reach an agreement and the grotesque situation of competing for two European Cups, the one of all life, the one of FIBA, which decided to be called Suproleague and the new one, the one of ULEB, which would be called Euroleague. The teams on each side were completing the two competitions, the schism for European basketball clubs was served