Torneo de las Naciones

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The Torneo de las Naciones (Nations Tournament) is a friendly basketball tournament held in Spain co-organized by the basketball federations of Basque Country, Catalonia and Galicia. This three regional teams participate each year in a Final Four format with an invited national team.

The players who play the tournament are not called with the Spanish national team, and the invited teams usually don't participate with their best players.

Champions[edit]

Ed. Year Host Winner Runner-Up Score MVP Third place Fourth place
I
2008
Catalonia Girona  Basque Country  Galicia
80-72
Basque Country (autonomous community) Javi Salgado  Catalonia  Portugal
II
2009
Basque Country (autonomous community) Bilbao  Basque Country  Canada
75-68
Basque Country (autonomous community) Urko Otegi  Catalonia  Galicia
III
2010
Galicia (Spain) Lugo  Catalonia  Lithuania[1]
78-67
Catalonia Guillem Rubio  Basque Country  Galicia
Team W RU Winning years
 Basque Country
2
0
2008, 2009
 Catalonia
1
0
2010
United Nations Invited team
0
2
 Galicia
0
1

Results[edit]

I Copa de las Naciones 2008[edit]

Semi-finals Final
6 June
   Galicia   70  
  Portugal Portugal   62  
 
7 June
       Galicia   72
     Basque Country   80
Third place
6 June 7 June
   Catalonia   79   Portugal Portugal   63
   Basque Country  81      Catalonia   93

II Copa de las Naciones 2009[edit]

Semi-finals Final
26 June
   Catalonia   68  
  Canada Canada   69  
 
27 June
      Canada Canada   68
     Basque Country   75
Third place
26 June 27 June
   Basque Country   84    Catalonia   93
   Galicia   80     Galicia (Spain) Galicia   72

III Copa de las Naciones 2010[edit]

Semi-finals Final
2 July
   Basque Country   72  
  Catalonia Catalonia  76  
 
3 July
       Catalonia   78
    Lithuania Lithuania   67
Third place
2 July 3 July
   Galicia   71    Galicia   71
  Lithuania Lithuania   76      Basque Country   79

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lithuania played with a team composed basically by LKKA-Atletas players