Credit: Federacion Espanola de Baloncesto
Credit Federacion Espanola de Baloncesto

Marc Gasol navigated his founded team Girona Basquet to the ACB league and is expected to play in the first Spanish division next season, as reported by Xavi Ballesteros in L'Esportiu.

Marc Gasol

Marc  Gasol
Position: C
Age: 37
Height: 216 cm
Weight: 120 kg
Birth place: Barcelona, Spain

The long-time NBA player suffered a knee injury in the victorious semifinal match of Liga LEB Oro against Forca Lleida. However, Marc Gasol played through the injury and gifted his hometown club a ticket to the ACB.

Girona defeated Movistar Estudiantes 66-60 in the ultimate game of the second Spanish division.

Gasol was the main man on his team in the final, scoring 11 points, grabbing 6 rebounds, collecting 4 steals, and swatting 2 shots for a PIR of 26.

The 37-year-old Gasol founded the club in 2014 with its first competition being in the fourth-level league.

Now, Girona is at the highest stage of Spanish basketball for the first time in the team's history.

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