The City of Castelldefels held from 2nd to 5th January the 9th Edition of the Under 14 and Under 13 “Rey de Reyes” Tournament organized by CB Castelldefels in collaboration with FIBA Europe.
26 teams from around the continent participated in the Best Edition ever of this Tournament, most of them were the young teams of ACB and Euroleague Clubs as Real Madrid, Dynamo Moscow, Stella Azzurra Rome, FC Barcelona, Joventut de Badalona, Unicaja de Málaga, Estudiantes, CAI Zaragoza, Manresa and Valencia.
The U14 tournament was for Real Madrid that defeated 72-61 FC Barcelona in the final in front of more than 1200 people. Unicaja got the 3rd place and Joventut de Badalona the 4th. Dynamo Moscow was the 6th and Stella Azzura the 11th.
Usman Garuba, from Real Madrid, born in 2002, was the best player of the U14 Tournament. Usman is almost 2 metres tall and has a brilliant future, almost any player could stop him in the tournament.
Pepe Casares from Valencia was chosen as the best Coach of the Tournament and Miha Pluta from Estudiantes U13 won the 3 points Shooting Contest.
The U13 tournament had the same final, FC Barcelona – Real Madrid but in this case the Catalan team defeated R.Madrid in a very tied game, 66-64.