The Puerto Rico Basketball Federation announced on Wednesday the dismissal of the coach and former player Eddie casiano.
Cassian, who was also dismissed from the Pirates of Quebradillas This year in the Puerto Rican league, he led the Puerto Rican team to obtain gold medals at the Centrobasket 2016 and Central American and Caribbean Games 2018.
In addition, silver in the 2019 Pan American Games and led Puerto Rico to its first advance to the second round in the World Cup, which it had not achieved since 2002.
“This change in our direction in no way alters the affection we have for one of the greats in the history of our basketball,” said ex-gunman and now general manager of the team, Carlos Arroyo.
Puerto Rico’s next engagement will be at the end of November in the first qualifying window for the FIBA World Cup 2023.
During his tenure with the National Team, several players chose to ‘retire’.
In February, the captain and owner José Juan Barea, indicated that he wanted a change of direction of the helmsman of the Puerto Rican team.