Leicester is undoubtedly the biggest sports surprise of the season in Europe . Its more than likely the Premier League title (can be consummated this weekend) makes it the mirror of the poor. His miracle seems sufficiently extolled because football has no shortage of speakers for the divine and the human. But in the ranking of unexpected prowess should also include the Baskonia, the only Spanish representative in the Final Four of the Euroleague basketball. Wherever did not get huge projects Barca and Madrid, two transatlantic designed to dock at any port, yes the vitoriana frigate arrived .It is an essential club to understand the last 20 years of the Spanish basketball, a large of this championship that had its golden age at the beginning of the century and had been in the foreground victim of the devastating economic crisis for structures like yours, not as strong as that of the two football clubs. He also suffered partial closure of the institutional tap, bad decisions and drive sports other rivals. The club Vitoria had lost its place .He has recovered a great way, big time .
The Baskonia is the team that had not qualified for the Cup last season and is now among the top four teams in Europe. With an unorthodox template with a player here and there, overcoming injuries to key players and the undisputed reference Bourousis, the player of the season in the Spanish basketball, playing stand merit in Perasovic, his coach, so crucial as Ranieri in Leicester.This Baskonia is the best work of Croatian coach, an intense team in attack and defense, playing at a high pace and trying to take the initiative against any opponent. As of Leicester, it is worth looking at the history of this European season.
Obama is an avid basketball is well known. What we did not know is that the two favorites to be the Republican candidate for the next elections in the United States also loved our sport … or maybe not. The fight for the Republican presidential primary has been moved to the state of Indiana in the past hours and both Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have used the basketball with the aim of clawing votes in a state where the sport is a religion.
While Trump has been seen in the speeches with Bob Knight, with the risks that this also means, Cruz wanted marked a triple making a speech in the pavilion where the legendary movie Hoosiers was filmed . S owever its launch has not touched hoop and has been turned against him . The candidate born in Canada and Cuban father Ted Cruz has been snigger in social networks to confuse basketball hoop with a ring. “What is surprising is that the ring basketball in Indiana, is the same height as those found in the city of New York or anywhere else in our country , ” Cruz said. The hashtag #basketballring not stop making memes and gifs about his gaffe.
The Republican politician wanted to win over voters in Indiana to emulate one of the most famous scenes of “Hoosiers.” An aide Cruz dropped a tape measure from the top of one of the baskets to show it is aa the same height as the other baskets. In the film, the coach Norman Dale who plays Gene Hackman, measures the height hoop flag before the final state to realize that is like all so calm the players of his modest team of people with whom he has qualified for this great event.