“I am not racist but there are too many foreigners in youth teams” states Arrigo Sacchi, former Milan and Italy boss. Fans all over the world debate on whether the use of foreign players enhances the performance of the team or not, as it is partially believed that athletes from another country could never fully understand the history and values that each club preserves.

One of the facts that make basketball such an interesting and thrilling sport is the rapid emotional changes it causes . Many games are determined by a shot just a few moments before the final buzzer sounds. Close games always raise interest for the sport and are a big challenge even for athletes and coaches.