Spanish national team head coach Juan Antonio Orenga has sent a message of optimism to fans in the wake of Pau Gasol's open letter, announcing that he will have to miss out on EuroBasket 2013.
Pau Gasol has chosen an unusual, but direct and unequivocal way to communicate to the Spanish public that he will be unavailable to suit up for the national team at the upcoming EuroBasket in Slovenia.
The NBA announced on Wednesday night that Spanish international Marc Gasol, of the Memphis Grizzlies, was the winner of their Defensive Player of the Year award.
FIBA Europe has approved the rescheduling of two of the EuroBasket 2013 Quarter-Finals to ensure fair treatment of the teams set to reach that stage of competition.
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