TWENTY YEARS AFTERWARDS
Finally! Pau Gasol debuted with the FC Barcelona
Published:9/04/2021 - 23:04h
Updated:10/04/2021 - 00:15h
Pau Gasol has returned home officially. The one of Sant Boi was to title in the party of the Barça in front of the Bayern, in the last day of the Euroliga
Pau Gasol has returned officially to the tracks. The crack of Sant Boi has recovered of his hard fractura navicular by stress in his left foot, that suffered the past month of March of 2019. Two years and a few weeks afterwards, has gone back to 'debut' in the basketball, in his house, the FC Barcelona, twenty years after his exit of the Barcelona group with destination to America.
After announcing he same his return, through his account of Twitter, where wrote has arrived the moment. Tomorrow it is the day", has fulfilled and, with the seen well of the Medical Services blaugrana, has jumped this Friday, in front of the Bayern in the Euroliga, in the Palau Blaugrana. 20 years afterwards, went back to dress the elastic Barcelona. The last time it was on 21 June 2001, in the third of playoff final against the Real Madrid, when it achieved 22 points, 10 rebounds and a 37 of assessment.
In this opportunity, two decades afterwards, Gasol was headline and had the initial height, that won. His team looked for him in the first possessions and had his first frontal shot, that remained short, but finished annotating the second in similar position, to première to the culés in the electronic. In the game of this Friday, added 9 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assistance in something more than thirteen minutes.
Because it is impossible to not to gladden by the turn to the parquet of an icon of the basketball ? Because it is a bit splits of all ❤️— DAZN Spain (@DAZN_IS) April 9, 2021
Because it went like a boy and went back like a legend. The first of @paugasol in his return to the @FCBbasket after 20 years #EuroligaDAZN ? pic.twitter.com/yqmmad01xt
Defeat of the culés
In spite of the thrilling return of Pau Gasol home, the FC Barcelona has fallen in front of the Bayern with a final marker of 72-82 for the group germano. The Barça did not play at all, because it already was the leader of the Euroliga in the regular season, but finish being bitter the returned and 'debut' of Gasol.
Now, the blaugrana expect rival for the chambers. They will measure in front of the Zenith or Valencia, but it conecerán the Monday, when the Russian group receive to the palathinaikos in party postponed. In case that the Zenith win, will be the rival of the Barça. If they lose, it will be Valencia the enemy of the Barcelona.