Founder, president, and now returnee: ex-NBA star Marc Gasol continues his career with his own club in Spain.
Founder, president, and now returnee: After the promotion with his own club Basquet Girona, former NBA pro-Marc Gasol continues his successful career in his Spanish homeland in the basketball top flight ACB.
Girona is in the top league for the first time in the new season, Gasol (37) last played in the ACB in 2008.
Ex-ALBA coach Gasol’s coach
Gasol founded the Catalonia club in 2014 and moved there after ending his career in North America. The center, a 2019 NBA champion with the Toronto Raptors, is also president at Girona. The club’s head coach is the former champion coach of Alba Berlin: Aito Garcia Renesas.
Marc Gasol, younger brother of two-time NBA title winner Pau Gasol, has won two World Cup and European Championship gold medals and two Olympic silver medals with the Spanish national team as part of the “Golden Generation”.