European Championship

EP Scariolo selection starts putting to point for European. The current European champion faces a good France. The party would assume Serge Ibaka’s debut with the red. Special Eurobasket Lithuania 2011. The Spanish team of basketball, current European champion, starts this Tuesday (2130 hours) in Almeria your tuning face to European where defends title, and played its first friendly match against France. Wanting to put on the parquet as trained in these weeks in Madrid, Sergio Scariolo pupils do not hide their desire and monkey jump to the track to start to pick up the pace of games, after these weeks of preparation. A duel before the bleus which could involve Serge Ibaka’s debut with the red, or see first how is having together on the track the brothers Gasol, one of the wishes of the Italian maker for this Eurobasket. Sergio Scariolo, moreover, has already confirmed that in Almeria lands will be and will play the 15 internationals who have made the preseason because they deserve it, after revealing that Rafa Martinez and Xavi Rey are the first discards of the team.

A test very serious for Spain, which started its implementation to point to a serious rival, than that for the Spanish coach a rival who is among the Favorites to win the European Championship. They have great players in NBA and high level. It would not surprise me that France reached the European final by level and talent is a pointer. This year they have a super team full and all roles well covered, noted Sergio Scariolo. A France NBA front will be a France, which finally has the presence of the pivot of the Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, and wants to continue with their preparation of face to European, where two direct tickets for the London Olympics will be at stake. The Gauls, led by Vincent Collet, want to return to the continental elite and arrive at the appointment of Lithuania reinforced with his NBA.

In addition, the French combined signed by triumphs friendlies both played in this preparation, both before Canada, and where endorsed a serious corrective to the Americans. A France which contains the base of the San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker, who leads a block where are also Boris Diaw, Nicolas Batumi, as well as acquaintances of the Spanish League as Nando De Colo, Florent Pietrus or exmadridista Mickael Gelabale. On 63 occasions the faces have been French and Spanish on the parquet since 1943, with a statistics favorable to the red, which has been imposed on 39 occasions, while the bleus won in 24. Source of the news: Spain before France starts its way towards European gold.