while the team football Men who played in Peru, team Basketball From São Paulo has achieved the greatest achievement in its history. Led by Bruno Capoclo, formerNBAthe tricolor team won the Minas Tenes Club at Arena Carioca 1, in Rio, and qualified for the first time for the NBA Finals, the continental championship of the tournament.
Despite having the best campaign in the first stage, when it was the only match unbeaten, São Paulo did not get the right to serve in the final stage of the competition, which was attributed to Flamengo. The matches were initially supposed to take place at the Maracanazinho, but the schedule was changed to Arena Carioca 1 because Fluminense faces Santos on Saturday afternoon in Brasileirao de Futebol and there was fear that Florida fans and the flu would cross.
But Flamengo, the current champion of the tournament, with the largest budget in the country and a favorite to play at home, ended up being eliminated by Minas in the quarter-finals, yesterday, with a defeat of 85 to 83, and surrendered to Gué’s team. Diodato, Alexi and Joey Carvalho. With Flamengo eliminated, the tournament was left without their much-anticipated semi-final match against Sao Paulo, which advanced through the quarter-finals with a victory over Nicaragua’s Real Esteli, one of the powers that be on the continent.
Thus, the venue for the final match between São Paulo and Minas, today, was decided. Bruno Capoclo’s talent spoke even louder, as he finished the match with 28 points and 12 rebounds. After coming off the bench, Bennett scored 19 goals, while Marquinhos added 15 points, and Shamil, one of the team’s highlights, was injured in front of Minas and did not play. The tri-color cast also has another former NBA: Lucas Baby, who was contracted only for this tournament, but has played very little.
The BCL Américas Final will take place on Saturday, 7pm, at Arena Carioca 1, against Biguá, of Uruguay, who passed through Quimsa and Boca JuniorsThe two biggest teams in Argentina. Minas will compete for third place, starting at 4:00 pm, against Kimsa.
In the decision, Sao Paulo will face a lot of defeats in the finals. The team has lost the final of the last edition of the National Football League to Flamengo and Super 8 in the past two years, to Flamengo (in 2021) and Minas (in 2022). This year, he won his first title by winning the Campeonato Paulista.
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