Euroleague Basketball has denied this Friday the possible creation of “a division NBA in Europe “, although he has admitted to a trialogue meeting last month with the NBA and FIBA with the intention of “joining forces to grow the popularity of basketball in Europe”.
“As both the NBA and FIBA have confirmed, the executives of the three parties (FIBA, NBA and EB) met in Madrid in September to agree to identify areas of collaboration and synergies to join forces to increase the popularity of basketball in Europe, “he explained. Euroleague Basketball it’s a statement.
In this sense, he clarified that “the issues discussed at the meeting never included the creation of an NBA division in Europe.” “No other meetings have been held to discuss the aforementioned issue.
Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu has not received a letter from the NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, as wrongly reported by Marca “, underlined the European competition, going through the information published by the Spanish newspaper.
Finally, the Euroleague added that both the competition itself and the clubs that comprise it “remain committed to continuing to work with FIBA, the NBA and all other stakeholders to grow the sport of basketball.”