Joe Arlauckas the day confused the Easter Malaga with the Ku Klux Klan
When a foreign player reaches a league of another country culture shock it is often very large. If you do it from the US to Spain even more. This happened to Joe Arlauckas, natural de Rochester, NY, who traveled to Málaga to file by then called Round Box after not having site Milwaukee.
He is according to the player himself confessed in an interview with the magazine Jot Down’: “Nor even I know how I came to Spain. My agent told me I had an offer from Malaga, who had made beach and sun. Enough, I told“.
JOE ARLAUCKAS Y RICKY BROWN
Once in the city the good Arlauckas He decided to take a walk and go out for a few beers with his wife and her black companion Ricky Brown: “We were having a few beers and the distance begin to get the guys with these caps, they are like the Ku Klux Klan. You can not imagine how we were. Ricky was back at the beginning. I looked a bit over his shoulder suddenly and hallucinated. I started trying to Ricky does not revolve, thinking: We must remove the black of here. When Ricky turned it went white as a sheet”.
Luckily soon they explained that this had nothing to do with the Ku Klux Klan but no longer scare it off anyone or Joe or the good of Ricky.
The career of both players was quite prolific in Europe. Arlauckas He went from Málaga al Baskonia and then to Real Madrid where he played 5 seasons before going to Greece to play in the AEK and the Aris. Ricky, meanwhile, He played several years in NBA, first Golden State and then Atlanta Hawks before traveling to Europe to play in Italy and Spain.