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FLABASQUETE FORWARD IS SELECTED FOR THE NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE

Red and black athlete will compete in the G League

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Didi Louzada, Flamengo winger, will play in the next season of the G League, the NBA's development league. The young man was selected by the Valley Suns, Phoenix Suns' team in the competition, in the expansion draft. In total, the team called 14 names to make up the cast. The information is from the “Jumper Brasil” portal.

This way, the player must return to the competition. In 2023, he played for the Cleveland Charge, where he averaged 9.4 points and 6.1 rebounds in eight games. It was precisely the short minutes that made him decide to return to Flamengo.


For the Rio team, he assumed the status of one of the most important players for coach Gustavo Conti. Louzada participated in the team that finished runners-up in the NBB (Novo Basquete Brasil) and the BCLA Champions League of the Americas.



Now, Didi Louzada has a new opportunity to play in North American basketball and everything depends solely on her. This is because the player has the condition to accept or not to go to the Suns. It is worth noting that the contract with Fla remains in force. At the moment, the winger is with the Brazilian team, where he will compete in the Pre-Olympics in Riga, in July.


Coach Aleksandar Petrovic's team will play friendlies on the 24th, against Poland, on the 26th. , against Slovenia and, finally, on the 28th, against Croatia. The competition starts on July 2nd and Brazil will have Cameroon and Montenegro in the group stage. It is worth remembering that only the champion guarantees a place at the Paris Games.



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BRAZILIAN BASKETBALL QUALIFIES FOR THE PARIS OLYMPIC GAMES WITH FLAMENGO PLAYER IN THE CAST

The Brazilian team returns to the Olympics after being away from Tokyo

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This Sunday (7), Brazilian fans were able to rejoice after yet another disappointment for the football team. This is because the Brazilian basketball team won a place at the Paris Olympics after eight years, after defeating Latvia, away from home, 94 to 69, in the final of the World Pre-Olympics. Thus, Didi Louzada will be another representative of Flamengo in the competition.

In addition to Didi, the team is also made up of former champion players for Mais Querido, such as Cristiano Felício, Yago and Benite. Thus, Rubro-Negro will be the majority at the Paris Olympic Games.

WALK TO CLASSIFICATION

Brazil managed to qualify after defeating the Montenegro team 81 to 72 and, even which lost to Cameroon by 77 to 74, qualified for the final phase, where they defeated the Philippines and Latvia, winning the competition that qualified only the winner for the Olympics.

This was the first competition of the Brazil under the command of Croatian Aleksandar Petrovic after the dismissal of Gustavo de Conti, who is also coach of Mais Querido and was unable to qualify Brazil for the Pre-Olympic of the Americas.

BRAZIL GROUP

Now in Paris, Brazil was placed in group B, where it has France, Germany and Japan. The top two in the group, in addition to the two best third-placed teams in the three groups, advance to the quarterfinals.

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FLAMENGO BASQUETE U23 BEATS BOTAFOGO AND COMES AHEAD IN THE STATE FINALS

Among the highlights of the match, it is worth mentioning the performance of Flamengo's point guard

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This Saturday afternoon, Flamengo took the lead in the best-of-three series of the final of the U23 State Basketball Championship, by beating Botafogo 89 to 81. The match, held in Gávea, was marked by a lot of emotion and intense competition, but the "children" of FlaBasquete managed to impose their rhythm and guarantee victory in the first confrontation.

The game started balanced, with both teams showing determination and desire to win. Flamengo, playing at home, had the support of the fans to maintain the pressure on Botafogo. In the first two quarters, the advantage on the scoreboard alternated between the teams, with the players giving their all in each play. Highlight for the red and black point guard, who commanded the offensive plays with precision and agility.

FLAMENGO HAS PILLARS IN THE BASE DIVISION


The third quarter was crucial for the Flamengo . With a solid defense and quick transitions, the team managed to open a considerable lead on the scoreboard. The performance of the pivot, who dominated the paint and contributed with important points, was fundamental to this turnaround. Botafogo, in turn, found it difficult to overcome the opponent's marking and saw Flamengo take the lead.


In the last quarter, Botafogo tried to react, reducing the difference on the scoreboard and bringing more excitement to the game. game. However, Flamengo managed to hold off the pressure and maintained the lead until the final whistle. The red-black team showed maturity and emotional control, not allowing the opponent to touch the scoreboard.


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FLAMENGO BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHT, DIDI LOUZADA HAS HOPE FOR A BRAZILIAN OLYMPIC SPOT

The shooting guard will compete in the NBB finals against Franca starting on Saturday and then join the Brazilian basketball team for the pre-Olympic tournament, looking to qualify for Paris 2024

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Highlight of the final stretch of the NBB, Didi Louzada is going through a great phase at Flamengo. The shooting guard was the player from the Rio club who was on the court the most in the three-game series against Bauru in the semi-finals of the competition. In total there were 89 minutes, with 31 points scored. Now, Didi is preparing for the best-of-five series of the championship final, against Franca, which starts next Saturday, June 1st, at 11:10 am. In an interview with the Ubuntu Esporte Clube podcast, the athlete comments on the winning season for Flamengo and dreams of the Paris Olympics.

"I've been a red-black since I was little and playing for Flamengo was a dream. We won the World Cup Super 8, but I want the Brazilian title", he said. In the midst of the final stretch of the NBB, Marcos Henrique, better known as Didi, is looking forward to competing in the Pre-Olympic with Brazil, between July 2nd and 7th, in Riga, Latvia. It is the country's last chance to guarantee a place in the Paris 2024 Games. The player was called up by coach Aleksandar Petrovic, who also called him up for the national team for the first time, in 2018.


"We have a great chance of qualifying Our group is very strong and has qualified players. We have Raulzinho, Gui Santos, Yago, Bruno Caboclo… The team will have difficulties in the second phase against Latvia and Georgia. but we are going to look for this vacancy", he added. 


Before facing Latvia and Georgia, the team faces Montenegro and Cameroon in the first phase. Brazil needs to be champion, as only the winner of the Pre-Olympics gets a place in the Olympics through the tournament.

Didi, 24 years old, doesn't hide her desire to return to the NBA. The athlete was selected 35th in the 2019 Draft. Despite being recruited by the Atlanta Hawks, he was involved in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. After a period with the Sydney Kings, in Australia, he returned to the NBA in 2021. There were only five games for the Louisiana franchise, but with remarkable moments. In addition to interacting with great players like Josh Hart and Zion Williamson, Didi had the opportunity to face superstars like LeBron James and Luka Doncic.





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