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President Of Club Excluded From Spanish Basketball League Speaks Out

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 02 / 15

Spanish basketball club Ourense -- which was denied its bid to be included in the Spanish Basketball League (ACB) -- requested the "temporary suspension" of the league, according to EL MUNDO. Ourense President Antonio Gavilanes said, "It is a cowardly decision, which surprises us because the law p...

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