Sito Alonso squad will start the competition as visitor the first weekend of October against Obradoiro, one week after the Spanish Supercup to be held in Vitoria-Gasteiz. First game of the domestic league at the Buesa Arena will be on October 7, Friday playing UCAM Murcia.
The Liga Endesa calendar for the 2016-17 season has been released. Laboral Kutxa Baskonia will rest two days (December 17-18 and March 18-19) as the League will be featured by just 17 clubs. Meanwhile, four dates on the calendar are arranged to be played during working days
On the other hand, two fixtures will integrate all the teams playing at the same time, the last two days of each leg (January 15 and May 14). Therefore Laboral Kutxa Baskonia will close up the regular season at Buesa against Montakit Fuenlabrada.
February 16-19 is the date fixed to the Copa del Rey be disputed. Other exciting games for Sito Alonso team will be against FC Barcelona Lassa at Buesa (Day 19) and the first game of 2017 the actual champion Real Madrid will pay visit to the Buesa.
There’ll be only two derbis this year against Dominion Bilbao Basket on days 17 and 33, secondly in Vitoria. Finally, Liga Endesa Playoff will begin May 18 and if during the semifinal and the finals five games are played the league would end one month later.