FIBA opens probe after Greek basketball fans burned Israel flags, threw fireworks, rocks

International basketball federation FIBA opens a probe into violence by Greek fans against Israeli fans during yesterday’s game between AEK Athens and Hapoel Jerusalem.

The match in the Greek capital descended into chaos when local fans burned an Israeli flag, launched fireworks and threw rocks at Israeli fans.

In a statement, FIBA’s Basketball Champions League (BCL) says disciplinary proceedings have been opened, adding that “clubs that are unable to provide… a safe environment will be sanctioned accordingly.”

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