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The Copa del Rey will bring together a luxury roster in Badalona

badalona is preparing to host, between February 16 and 19, a final phase of the Copa del Rey basketball that promises maximum excitement. Real Madrid, barca and Baskonia They had their seeding status assured and were fighting for first place, which the Madrid team won with their resounding victory against Breogan. The fourth team that will enter the main drum will be the lenovo tenerifethanks to his victory against Betis.

The last two pending places were awarded by the Valencia Basketballwith his victory against Casademont, and Gran Canariawhich surpassed this Sunday the youth away (75-91), on the stage where the tournament will take place.

These eight teams will make up a luxury roster (the eight highest budgets in the competition) for this event, which will also be part of the program for the centenary celebrations of the Catalan Basketball Federation.

Barça, defender of the title

Badalona has not hosted a Cup since the 1984-1985 season, in an edition in which the Penya was a finalist, losing in the pavilion Ausias March against him Real Madrid by 90-76.

The draw for the competition will take place this Monday at the Badalona International Business Center starting at 12 noon. First place in the first round will guarantee the Madrid play the quarterfinals on the first day and have one more day of rest than their rivals if they go to the semifinals.

The barca will be the defender of the title, which he achieved last year in Granada, with Nikola Mirotic proclaimed the MVP, and the champion of four of the last five editions. In this five-year period, only the one from 2020 that raised the Madrid In Malaga.


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