64 years since club’s second basketball league title

NEWS STORY. 24/05/2022

In 1958, Real Madrid defeated Layetano to secure the title.

On 24 May 1958, Real Madrid clinched their second basketball league title. The Whites, having lifted the trophy one year before for the first time, successfully defended their title. Madrid mathematically won the competition on the penultimate matchday after beating Layetano in Barcelona (34-97).

The madridistas completed the league campaign with a record 16 wins and two defeats, with a total of 32 points to finish ahead of Joventut (29). Ignacio Pinedo’s charges were spearheaded by Alfonso Martínez, the competition’s top point scorer, and Johnny Báez, a Madrid legend in his first season at the club.

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