EThe former NBA player Craig Hodges, winner of two rings (1991 and 1992) with Michael Jordan’s Bulls and three consecutive triples contests, has left Vigo this Monday on his pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.
Hodges is doing the Camino Portugus de la Costa as the protagonist of the seventh edition of the documentary ‘The Way ends at the Obradoiro’, a proposal sponsored by Monbus Obradoiro that each year attracts relevant national and international basketball figures to carry out some of the routes. jacobeas.
Other big names in the sport of the basket preceded Hodges: Terry Porter, Juan Antonio Corbaln, Nikos Gallis, Aza Petrovic, Amaya Valdemoro or Jos Manuel Caldern.
Hodges started the Camino in A Ramallosa, passed through Nigrn and, after reaching Vigo, has left for his next destination: Redondela.
He has done it accompanied by the territorial delegate of the Xunta in Vigo, Marta-Fernndez Tapias, who has meant that basketball and the Camino share values.
The delegate of the Xunta has pointed out that the Way that Hodges travels, “contributing to the international promotion of the main tourist and cultural resource of Galicia” is one of the most demanded, chosen along with the inland slope by 25 percent of the pilgrims arriving in Compostela.
Hodges, a top marksman, has played with the San Diego Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls before making the jump to Europe, where he played in Italy, Turkey and Sweden.