National Teams


Yugoslavia

Another bit of history. An inevitably retro collection of a team sadly disappeared but of course it deserves to be remembered. Yugoslavia is considered one of the best teams in basketball history with 5 World Championships, 8 Eurobaskets and 1 Olympic gold medal. But between this achievements Yugoslavia is the reponsible team of 2 big eras of domination in the international basketball.

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USA Basketball

The country where the basketball was born. This history in addition of his demography have become to USA in the best team in the FIBA history (14 olympic gold medals in 17 appearances and also 5 World Cup championships) and with the best domestic league in the world. However the differences have been decreased 2 times. First when the college players were replaced by the professionals and we could see the best team in the sports history. After Sarunas Jasikevicius gave the first warning to the professionals missing a buzzer beater in the 2000 olympic Games. In the next tournaments the USA professional team lost the 2002 World Cup in home, the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and the 2006 World Cup in Japan. In the last years the USA team has recovered the lost prestige. What does the future hold?


CHARITY – PAU GASOL SPAIN 2006 WORLD CHAMPION & MVP – SIGNED

After Pau Gasol has been named Eurobasket 2015 MVP and considering the worsening of Syria crisis with millions of refugees I’m going to sell this special collector piece: The spanish national team 2006 Pau Gasol jersey when Pau and his teammates won the World Cup and Pau was named MVP of the tournament also in this competition. The jersey was signed during the Eurobasket 2015 first phase in Berlin (September 8th). Again the 50% of the sale price will be for UNICEF so please share!

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Spain

And as good spanish I also have to share in the first places my Spain National Team collection. This is the opposite case to the Knicks. In 1999 a generation won the Junior World Championship over the USA team. Since that day I grew up seeing an espectacular team crush the rivals in the summer friendlies and winning titles or reaching the finals almost every year so when the team doesn’t play the final it seems a failure. But the reality is without any doubt very different. A generation that it will go down in history as sample of success and humility.