Players protest for the ball used in Eurobasket

2017-08-30T11:04:32+00:00 2017-08-31T18:07:20+00:00.

Aris Barkas

30/Aug/17 11:04

Eurohoops.net

In statement sent yesterday by the national team captains to FIBA President Horacio Muratore, players are complaining about the choice made by FIBA to change the type of Molten basketballs that are used in competition.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Players are asking that the “consistent touch” feature be phased out immediately after this competition and that active players be included in the process for selecting new ball since it’s an issue that directly affects their performances on the court.

The full statement is available here (UPDATE: The Turkish national team players were added in those signing the letter on the 31st of August).