Statement from FIBA ​​on the establishment of the European Conference in Basketball

Upon some news in the European press about the development of the European Conference between the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the American National Basketball Association (NBA), a statement came from FIBA.

Upon some news in the European press about the development of the European Conference between the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the American National Basketball Association (NBA), a statement came from FIBA.

The statement from FIBA ​​is as follows:

“FIBA confirms that a meeting was held in mid-September to discuss the unification of European basketball, following the invitation to the EuroLeague Basketball President and CEO and EuroLeague Business Assets (ECA) shareholders. The NBA, which plays a key role in the growth of basketball and is our long-time FIBA ​​partner, was also invited and attended the meeting. After the meeting, all parties agreed to hold regular meetings in the coming months.”

The proposed plan does not include the creation of a league in Africa based on the BAL (Basketball African League) model, which is a joint venture between FIBA ​​and the NBA, as stated in an article in the Spanish newspaper Marca, and FIBA ​​is the main one to find a solution for European basketball. has taken a concrete step by bringing the players together.

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