The Copa del Rey will be held in Badalona between February 16 and 19, 2023 after the agreement reached by the ACB with the City Council.
The deal leads the Copa da one of the cradles of Spanish basketball, a city that breathes basketball and has promoted many players and coaches who have been protagonists in the history of the League. The event will be held at the Palau Municipal d’Esports de Badalona, with capacity for more than 12,000 spectators and usual field of Joventut and its quarry teams. The Palau Municipal d’Esports has hosted historical moments of sport such as the 1992 Olympic Games basketball tournament.
The Copa del Rey thus returns to Badalona 38 years laterafter being the venue for the first and until now only time in the 1984-85 season, then in the Ausiàs March pavilion. Joventut Badalona will serve as the host club in the Copa del Rey 2023 and will be accompanied by the seven best classified at the end of the first round of the 2022-23 Endesa League.