Komninos: “The incidents at AEK-Hapoel hurt European basketball”


This year’s valuation Basketball Champions League did the Patrick Komnenosspeaking to the Israeli press.

The managing director of the organization spoke to “israelhayom.co.il” and initially he expressed his satisfaction for this season, saying he made significant progress both in numbers and in the level of competition.

From then on, Patrick Comnenus was asked about the serious episodes which took place in the closed of Ano Liosia, in the second match of the playoffs between AEK and Hapoel Jerusalem: “It was a very bad day. What happened in that game hurt European basketball. We have investigated the matter and tried to manage a process so that everyone understands the measures we have taken. Such things have not been put in sports».

Regarding the progress of the discussions between Euroleague and FIBAthe CEO of BCL replied: “Discussions with the EuroLeague are ongoing, which is very important. Without dialogue you cannot move forward. We have seen the points we agree with and will change what is necessary. National teams and domestic leagues are just as relevant as European competitions and we all agree that at the moment the situation is not good as there are many competitions».

Source: Sport Fm

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