Rafa Martínez: “Proud and happy for reaching 600 games played with Valencia Basket”


Valencia Basket captain Rafa Martínez played yesterday in the Limoges CSP’s court his 199th game in European competitions defending the shirt of our Club. If we join his 379 games as taronja player in the Endesa League, 16 in Copa del Rey and 6 in Supercopa Endesa, Rafa became yesterday the second player in history to reach 600 games with Valencia Basket. The first point he gets on Sunday vs. Herbalife Gran Canaria in the Fonteta will make him the best Valencia Basket scorer in the Endesa League and he will become the leader of the scorers’ table in all competitions. And next Wednesday, when he jumps to the Fonteta vs. Crvena Zvevda MTS Belgrade, he will be the first player to reach 200 European games with our Club. History is being rewritten in front of us in the eleventh season of our captain in Valencia.


When asked about the fact that he had reached the 600 games as taronja player, the captain acknowledges that "these are figures that you never imagine you can reach. I am very proud and happy to beat those figures in a Club as demanding as this"