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World Basketball Map: Spain | VTB United League | VTB United League

In the Basketball Map of the World project, we expand horizons and remember all foreign players in the history of the League, talk about foreign championships and national teams of different countries. Today we are going to Spain.

Population : 47.4 million people.
Players in the history of the League : 6.
Full list of players : Carlos Cabezas, Victor Claver, Joaquin Colom, Raul Lopez, Sergio Rodriguez, Guilermo Rubio.

The first Spaniards in the history of the VTB League were defenders Carlos Cabezas and Raul Lopez. After the triumphant EuroBasket 2009 for Spain, both basketball players signed a contract with Khimki and played 8 matches for the Moscow Region club in the VTB United League in the 2009/10 season. Cabezas then returned to the Spanish championship, while Lopez stayed in Russia and helped Khimki win the VTB League in 2011.

The only Spaniard who played in the VTB League for two different clubs was Victor Claver. In the 2014/15 season, the striker defended the colors of Khimki, and in the 2015/16 season he represented Krasnodar Lokomotiv Kuban.

The leader in the number of seasons (3) and games played (96) among Spanish basketball players was Joaquin Colom, who played for UNICS from 2015 to 2018. As part of the Kazan team, the defender won silver medals in the championship (2016), the title of the Best Sixth Player (2016), and also made it to the All-Star Game of the VTB United League (2018).

The most successful and most recognizable Spanish basketball player, Sergio Rodriguez, defended the colors of CSKA from 2017 to 2019. The defenseman twice became the champion of the VTB United League, participated in the League All-Star Game twice, and was also named the MVP of the playoffs in 2018.

Basketball in Spain

League : Liga ACB (Liga Endesa)
Established : 1983
Number of teams : 909 Website 8000 :

There are over 3,500 registered basketball clubs and over 385,000 players in Spain, and the basketball system is divided into 6 levels. At the highest level – in the Liga ACB championship – 18 teams play.

Liga ACB has played 49 players in its 37-year historyteams, only 5 of them played in all seasons: Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid, Basque Country, Joventut and Estudiantes. The most titled clubs are bitter rivals Barcelona (15 titles) and Real Madrid (13 titles).

In the 2019/20 season, 11 Spanish clubs participated in European competition at once: Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid, Valencia and Basque Country in the Euroleague; Unicaja, Joventut and Andorra – in the Eurocup; Zaragoza, Tenerife, San Pablo Burgos and Manresa are in the Champions League.

Clubs participating in the Liga ACB are required to have a minimum season budget of $2 million and an arena with at least 5,000 capacity. At the same time, 7 clubs at once last season played in arenas with a capacity of more than 10,000 people: Unicaja, Bilbao, Zaragoza, Joventut, Estudiantes, Real Madrid and Basque Country.

Following the results of the championship of Spain, regular season MVP, playoff MVP and “Best Young Player” awards are presented annually, as well as the symbolic five of the season and the symbolic five of young basketball players are determined. Among the winners of the awards are players who played in the VTB League: in the 2018/19 season, former Zenit defender Nicholas Laprovittola became the MVP of the season, and from 2010 to 2012, Richard Hendricks (ex-Lokomotiv Kuban) was recognized as the best young player, Gustavo Hayon (Zenit) and Maika Downs (ex-Avtodor).

Also, many Russian basketball players played in the Spanish championship. Among them are Andrei Fetisov (Valladolid, 1993-96; Barcelona, ​​1996), Sergei Babkov (Unicaja, 1994-99; Joventut, 1999-00), Mikhail Mikhailov (Estudiantes, 1994- 96; Real Madrid, 1996-98, 1999-00; Betis, 2003-04), Valery Tikhonenko (Unicaja, 1991-92), Yaroslav Korolev (Granada, 2010-11; Gipuzkoa, 2011-12, Navarra, 2016) and Sergei Bazarevich (Caceres, 1995).

Interesting fact

Spanish teams have played more often than others in the Euroleague final – 29 times. Real Madrid has 18 finals (10 wins), Barcelona has 7 finals (2 wins), 2 finals each for Joventut (1 win) and Basque Country (0 wins).

Spain National Team

FIBA ​​Rank : 2
FIBA ​​Members : since 1934
6, 2019), 3-time EuroBasket champions (2009 , 2011, 2015), 3-time Olympic silver medalists (1984, 2008, 2012)

Spain became a member of FIBA ​​in 1934, played its first official match on April 15, 1935 (defeated Portugal – 33:12), and in May of the same year played at the first ever EuroBasket, winning it silver medals.

La Roja’s main successes are in the 21st century. In 2001 (bronze) and 2003 (silver), the Spaniards won medals at the EuroBasket, and in 2006 they won their first big victory at the international tournament, taking the gold medals of the World Cup. On the way to the title, the Spanish team defeated Serbia and Montenegro (87:75), Lithuania (89:67), Argentina (75:74) and Greece (70:47).

From 2007 to 2017, the Spaniards regularly won EuroBasket and Olympic medals, became the best team in Europe three times, and in 2019 managed to win the World Cup for the second time in their history.

Four players from the Spain national team have won at least 10 medals in total in different FIBA ​​championships: Pau Gasol (11), Felipe Reyes (10), Rudy Fernandez (10) and Juan Carlos Navarro (10).

In addition, the Spanish basketball players became the MVP of the World Cup twice, won the EuroBasket MVP award seven times, became the EuroBasket top scorer four times and got into the symbolic team of the tournament 24 times.

For the past few years, the Spanish national team has been ranked 2nd in the FIBA ​​world rankings, behind the USA.

The most famous players in the history of Spain

Pau Gasol . 3rd pick in the 2001 NBA Draft, 2-time NBA champion, 6-time NBA All-Star Game, 2001/02 Rookie of the Year. As part of the Spanish national team, Pau Gasol became the world champion (2006) and won the EuroBasket three times (2009, 2011, 2015). In 2006, Gasol became the MVP of the World Cup. In 2009and in 2015 he was recognized as the EuroBasket MVP, and in 2003, 2009 and 2015 he became the most productive player in the tournament.

Marc Gasol . NBA Champion, 3-time NBA All-Star Game, 2012/13 Defensive Player of the Year, Spain leader in career points (3,599). As part of the Spanish national team, Marc Gasol twice became the world champion (2006, 2019) and won the EuroBasket twice (2009, 2011). Also, the youngest of the Gasol brothers has a victory in the Spanish Championship (2004) and the title of MVP of the Spanish Championship (2008).

Ricky Rubio . 5th pick in the 2009 NBA draft, Eurocup champion (2008), Euroleague champion (2010) and Spanish champion (2011). Together with the Spanish national team, Rubio won the 2019 World Cup and two EuroBaskets (2009, 2011). In 2019, the defender became the second Spanish basketball player after Pau Gasol to win the World Cup MVP award.

Juan Carlos Navarro . 2-time Euroleague champion, Euroleague regular season MVP (2009), Euroleague Final Four MVP (2010) and 8-time Spanish champion. Juan Carlos Navarro, whose number (#11) has been retired by Barcelona, ​​is the Euroleague leader in career 3-pointers (623) and Spain’s leader in career games played (253). As part of the national team, the defender won the World Cup (2006) and twice became the champion of EuroBasket (2009)., 2011). In 2011, Navarro was named EuroBasket MVP.

Juan Antonio San Epifanio Ruiz . The striker, who spent his entire professional career in Barcelona (1977-1995), became the champion of Spain 7 times, won the Spanish Cup 10 times, and in 1984 became the most productive player in the Euroleague final and won the silver medals of the Olympic Games as part of the Spanish national team. In 1991, Epi was selected as one of the 50 Greatest Players in FIBA ​​History, in 2008 he was included in the list of 50 people who made the greatest contribution to the development of the Euroleague, and in 2016 became a member of the FIBA ​​Hall of Fame.

Worthy of mention : Nikola Mirotic, Fernando Martin Espina, Felipe Reyes, Rudy Fernandez, Jose Calderon, Sergio Rodriguez.

Dmitry Kolinov

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  • How much does a taxi cost from the airport to the Hotel Atlántico?

    It can cost around 30 euros and take about 25 minutes, depending on traffic.

  • Do all the rooms have views of Gran Via?

    No. We also have interior rooms that are just as beautiful and a great haven of peace and quiet.

  • Where can I park my car?

    The hotel does not have its own parking, but there is a public parking 50 meters from the hotel.

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    The connection is free throughout the hotel by Wi-Fi system.

  • Does the Hotel Atlantico have a restaurant?

    We do not have a restaurant. In our cafeteria you can quench your hunger and thirst with good views. And due to our situation, the culinary offer around is enormous.

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    We are in the center of the city. With Metro stop and more than 10 bus lines in front of the hotel to go wherever you want in Madrid.

  • I am celiac, can I have breakfast?

    Yes, of course, remind us at your check-in to take it into account.

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    While you are staying at our hotel we will collect for you everything that comes in your name.

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    Whenever we have availability we will offer it to you.