09/04/2021 at 7:03 PM CEST
The Nou Congost from Manresa hosts a new edition of the Catalan League, the first serious test of the course for the three Catalan teams of the League Endesa and the MoraBanc Andorra. After solving the only two friendlies of the preseason with convincing victories against those of the Principality (72-81) and a weak Limoges (83-47), FC Barcelona is now focused on trying to conquer this title before the Super Cup in a ‘doublet’ that has been resisting since 2015.
As is usual in these summer tournaments, the Catalan League It is the ideal opportunity for new signings to excite the fans. In the Barça side, the Turkish pivot will be low Sertac Sanli, with a fissure in the big toe of the left foot. But the other three additions are expected for next season: the Lithuanian guard-guard Rokas Jokubaitis, of the American power forward Nigel Hayes (both from the Zalgiris) and of the Argentine base Nicolás Laprovittola, who arrives from Madrid after shining before in the year and a half that he wore green and black between 2018 and June 2019.
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While losing the ‘magician’ Nenad Dimitrijevic (Valencia Basket), Joventut has been quick to get the return of their youth squad Guillem Vives from La Fonteta. American Brandon Paul will also live his second stage at the club (Adelaide 36ers) in a list of signings that complete his compatriot Derek Willis (Brindisi) and the young Dominican Andrew Happy, from the ‘linked’ Prat. Likewise, Carles Duran will not be able to count on the injured today Ferran bassas and Before Tomic.
Buenas tardes! Everyone welcome to the live broadcast of Barça-Joventut corresponding to the first semifinal of the Catalan League.