What about the captain, Álex Mumbrú Friday. The template of the Bilbao Basket was to play normally for the derby, at the Buesa Arena Saturday and as of yesterday, it would take the individual measures that they considered appropriate. And it has happened as is, display of courage and professionalism in front of the Baskonia despite not having trained just and reaction on the first business day since then.
Mumbrú has collected yesterday the contracts of all his companions and traveled to the headquarters of the ACB in Barcelona. Deposited yesterday and entered into the claims of non-payment, only in this template are the five monthly payments. Despite the announcement of individual measures, these have been collected because all the players have chosen to report the debt that the Bilbao Basket keeps with them after not being able to recover the notes by a payment last week. The players have understood that it was the best solution to a new deception, in this case, executed by the new management of the club, Curro Guzman, Carlos of the Field, Iñaki Calvo, Javier Montoya, and Juan Elejalde.
This claim will have effects almost immediately. The Association of Basketballers Professionals (ABP) has already started next to the CBA, the procedures for which the employer is responsible to pay a monthly payment to the men in black. This process usually takes about two months, but both associations understand that it is a case of urgency due to the huge debt accumulated and will shorten the time, despite the festive days of this week. “We are confident that come before the Shareholders’ Meeting of 5 may,” explained to this newspaper the president of the players union, Alfonso Reyes.
That date continues to be key for the players, which still hold a certain confidence that the new managers get to turn the direction of the franchise. The template wants to give a chance to the new group, to which they cling almost like a nail to burn. The day of the Meeting must be paid for in cash the total change in the shareholding of the club, with the output of Gorka Arrinda, although the latter, through their usual channels, has already made it clear that it only goes away when you get paid what is yours.
The motion made yesterday by the template will have as immediate effect the collection of a monthly payment, but it’s also going to have repercussions for the franchise. The infinite delay of the debts by inaction and/or incompetence has been finished. The claim implies that trigger clear demands for Bilbao Basket for the next season. In this way, the club from Bilbao, they shall pay 85% of its commitments on wages with the players this season. If the club remains unpaid with the template above 15% of the total, the Bilbao Basket could not be registered to contest the next ACB League. That would be a death-blow is almost fatal for club Mirabella.
it would be very difficult to recover the current situation without the income derived from participating in the highest category of Spanish basketball. The five managers and policy-makers that have gone hand in hand since the beginning in this story deberánn to move immediately to avoid the debacle finally.