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Tenerife Rural may still play in the ACB
Basketball09.07.2008 - Tenerife has a slim chance of hosting top-flight basketball next season due to a bizarre ruling by a Spanish court. The ACB League, won this season by TAU - who defeated Barcelona in the final- has been forced to reinstate a team that was relegated over a decade ago after a court ruled that its opponents during the crucial relegation match fielded an ineligible player. more...
GC Play-off disappointment
Basketball14.06.2008 - Gran Canarias failure to reach the play-offs in basketballs ACB League (Premiership) for the first time in recent years is seen as a warning sign that changes are needed at the club, the only Canarian side in the top flight. more...
Bruesas Bernard Hopkins during his time with the Tenerife side
Basketball10.06.2008 - Tenerifes hopes of premiership basketball next season were dashed in the promotion play-off final in Cceres.

A thrilling game against Bruesa looked as if it would go the islanders way but a late points spree by the Basque side proved crucial and deprived Tenerife of a place with the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid after the summer. more...
Antwain Barbour will stay in Tenerife next season
Basketball27.05.2008 - Tenerife Rural basketball star Antwain Barbour is happy to stay at the club next season even though his ultimate goal is to make it to the NBA.
Alejandro Martnez will coach the under-18 side in the European Championships
Basketball17.05.2008 - Basketball newcomers Socas Canarias may not have won the league but their achievements this year in the LEB division have brought recognition for coach Alejandro Martnez. more...
Pau Gasol with Island Connections Karl McLaughlin during the last Olympic games
Basketball17.05.2008 - World basketball champions Spain have been drawn in the same Olympic group as the United States but nobody is complaining.
Jim Moran is one of the most consistent players with the club
Basketball09.05.2008 - American basketball player Jim Moran chalked up his 250th game in the top flight with Premiership side Gran Canaria recently in the fixture against Estudiantes and shows no signs of wanting to leave the island. more...
Basketball12.04.2008 - Any doubts as to who are the top team in Tenerife basketball this season were cleared up in the recent derby between Socas Canarias and Tenerife Rural in La Laguna.
The ex-Melilla foward was able to play against his old team
Basketball12.04.2008 - Tenerife Rurals recent signing Alfonso Albert was allowed to play against his old club Melilla, despite a specific clause in his transfer contract barring him from turning out against them.
Canarias remember European
Basketball10.04.2008 - Basketball club Socas Canarias have relived former glories by publishing photos and clips of the clubs last European qualification, two decades ago.
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