Almost four months after his last game with the Spanish team, the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games against the USA Team, and seven since he was saying goodbye to the NBA and the Lakers in the past Playoffs, Marc Gasol has made a decision About your future. At 36, 37 in January, he does not hang the shirt still as he made his brother of him Pau. The last dance of him, as he promised, will be he who comes directly from the heart, in the Bàsquet Girona, the club that he himself presides.
This has been announced this Thursday from Fontajau, where it has cleared all the unknowns: "I'm excited, very excited about this." "It has moved me a feeling, a dream that I have long ago, I have always had a special bond with Girona," he said, and wearing his new shirt with the number 33 on his back and with the music of Pau Donés as a background of His presentation before the local fans.
From Saitama and that exciting goodbye to the Gasol brothers to Spain, Marc had remained in the uncertainty, 'playing' on social networks with the figure of Captain Haddock of Tintin. Weighing the withdrawal and the interest calls of his friend Juan Carlos Navarro for Barça, but also listening to the proposals of the NBA - after being released by the Grizzlies and owning his own destiny - and, of course, the desire for Say goodbye to the club that reflighted and that before had been the great trampoline of his career. Dedicating himself full to Julià and Lucas, the children of him. And without discarding anything.
A special place for him. There, the 2006, back from Japan with his first world under his arm, and after a bad time at Barça de Dusko Ivanovic, the Akasvayu Girona was going to suppose his trip to stardom (MVP of the ACB) and, shortly after, to the NBA.
After the sinking of the megaproject of the real estate, by which Postín players passed as Fran Vázquez, Fernando San Emeterio or Germán Gabriel, Marc reflighted the Club of the Catalan city in 2014. First, creating the escol basketball Marc Gasol, where it was involved In a refound project in which the key was foundations, formative basketball. Up to three years later there was no senior team, which started in EBA and already calls the doors of the ACB from LEB.
Although, at the moment, it is not being a great season for the Gerunans, who a couple of weeks ago, after its sixth consecutive defeat, threw their coach, Carles Marco. Marc, President -Pau, Vice President, also sacking for El Girona himself before signing with Barça-, who will now be a luxury reinforcement in Fontajau. In addition to the sports incorporation of it, you should also decide who is the substitute for Marco. Last weekend was Jordi Sargatal who sat in an interim way, although he could not avoid the seventh defeat of the course, despite force the extension in San Sebastián.
"If everything goes well, on day 3 I can debut," Marc said about the next-day party, in which the Girona receives the Peñas Huesca in Fontajau. The second of the national basketball has illustrious teams such as the Movistar students (leader), so much soleral squares and tradition such as Cáceres, Granada, Alicante San Sebastián, but also in remote towns such as Almansa, Azpeitia or the Llobregat Prat.Updated Date: 25 November 2021, 16:09