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12 Magnificos Essay

1156 words - 5 pages

LOS 12 MAGNIFICOS
LOS 12 MAGNIFICOS

La Selección de baloncesto de Puerto Rico es el equipo formado por jugadores de nacionalidad puertorriqueña que representa a la Federación de Baloncesto de Puerto Rico en las competiciones internacionales organizadas por la Federación Internacional de Baloncesto (FIBA) o el Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI): los Juegos Olímpicos, Campeonato mundial de baloncesto y el Campeonato FIBA Américas.

Conocidos como "Los doce Magníficos", el conjunto de Puerto Rico ha participado en doce Mundiales, además de en varias Olimpiadas. Por este motivo, es una selección que goza de cierta enjundia en el panorama internacional a pesar de nunca haber ganado una ...view middle of the document...

Fueron liderados por Juan "Pachín" Vicens, quien promedió 22 puntos por juego. Puerto Rico terminó quinto con récord de 3-6, y "Pachín" fue galardonado como el mejor armador de todo el torneo.

* Brasil 1963
Puerto Rico vuelve a su segundo mundial liderado por Rafael Valle y "Pachín" Vicens. Puerto Rico abrió ganando dos juegos corridos y luego perdiendo seis de forma seguida, para finalizar derrotando a Italia y terminar sexto.

* Uruguay 1967
En este mundial Puerto Rico fue liderado por Raymond Dalmau. Con record de 2-6 terminó duodécimo.

* Puerto Rico 1974
Héctor Blondet lideró en puntos a Puerto Rico, quien era por primera vez anfitrión de este evento. Tras perder cinco juegos en línea, Puerto Rico ganó dos para cerrar en la séptima posición.

* Filipinas 1978
Tras quedar tercero en la primera ronda, Puerto Rico fue a la ronda de consolación para buscar el noveno puesto. Por primera vez terminaron con un récord positivo de 4-3 en la décima posición. El equipo fue liderado por Rubén Rodríguez.

* España 1986
Por primera vez en su historia Puerto Rico abrió con una victoria, derrotando a Alemania 81-69, para luego perder juegos consecutivos contra Italia, China y Estados Unidos. En este último partido, Estados Unidos lideraba el marcador 73-72 y, faltando 6 segundos, Mario agarró el rebote defensivo y llevó la bola hasta el otro canasto, sólo para fallar una güira en el último segundo. Terminaron con récord de 2-3 en la décimo tercera posición, después de derrotar a Costa de Marfil en su último desafío.

* Argentina 1990
Es considerada la mejor actuación de Puerto Rico en un torneo mundial. Liderados por José "Piculín" Ortiz y Jerome Mincy, Puerto Rico llegó a semi-finales con seis victorias corridas sobre Angola (78-75) con un canasto de tres puntos de Fico López en el último segundo, Venezuela (88-74), Yugoslavia (82-75) luego de haber caído por 17 puntos en la primera mitad, Australia (89-79), Argentina (92-76) y Estados Unidos (81-79). Puerto Rico pasó a la ronda de medallas donde caería frente a la Unión Soviética (98-82) y luego en tiempo extra frente a Estados Unidos (107-105). Puerto Rico cerró con récord de 6-2 en la cuarta posición. "Fico" López fue galardonado como el mejor armador del torneo.

* Toronto 1994
Terminaron la primera ronda con 2-1 y en la segunda ronda perdieron los tres juegos. Al derrotar a Canadá pasaron a cuartos de final donde cayeron...

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