On August 28 the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey kicks off. The world championship in basketball, like football, is one of the biggest happenings in the sport and usually millions of people around the globe are following the tournament. Maybe the worlds biggest poker site can take the world cup to a new level?
Yes, you heard right! Pokestars has just announced that they will sponsor the Spanish basketball association during 2010 FIBA World Championship. The sponsorship is not only good news for the Spanish poker association but also for PokerStars members.
PokerStars will run lots of freerolls with tickets to the world cup games and trainings along with other promotions. All this in order to celebrate the basketball world championship. Maybe PokerStars sponsoring will get some poker lovers into basketball? Let's hope so, because basketball is a great sport that just keep on growing year after year.
In 2010 FIBA World Championship Spain will play Canada, France, Lebanon, Lithuania and New Zealand in group D. Spain is ranked third in the world after USA and Argentina.