NBA The Hornets team participated in the Luis de Carlos Forum and blessed the team where
E l pvot espaol Willy Hernangmez, player of the Charlotte Hornets of the American NBA, finishes to say that Real Madrid is "a team of NBA level ", both for its capacity as a club and for the "talent and level of competitiveness" of its staff. "It could be said that Real Madrid is an NBA-level team, not only because of the club's capacity and facilities, but because of the talent and level of competitiveness it has," said Hernangmez at the Luis Carlos Forum. the Real Madrid Foundation.
" Madrid always looks for the best players there are many players who could be in the NBA and play at the highest level in Real Madrid. For me he is the best team from Europe and could be an NBA team "continued the world champion pvot with the Spanish team in China 2019.
The Madrid interior considered that the differences between American basketball and the European teams are "getting smaller every year", since before there was a lot of distance on a physical level with North American basketball, but the arrival of many European players in the American league has made that distance "smaller".
Willy, a Real Madrid player who won Two ACB Leagues, a Copa del Rey and a Spanish Super Cup before leaving for the United States, indicated that in the white youth academy he learned "a lot of things" and that playing with the first Madrid team allowed him to "compete at the European first level" before going to the NBA.
"I was lucky to get to the United States and adapt very quickly, I came from being in the best club in Europe and knowing what it was like to compete, play games all week … I am very grateful to my years at Real Madrid, "he added.
He also referred to the coach of the white team, Pablo Laso, of whom he said he was" very demanding "and that he will be" always very grateful ", and affirmed that it is one of the keys to the current moment of the white team, with which he has won 19 titles in nine years.
"And or I think Madrid is a world team, everyone knows him and what he has done Pablo is to get the most out of each team, with titles of which I have been a part in some. You have to always be grateful to Pablo, who was very demanding with me, "he reflected.
The Spanish interior of the Hornets participated through a videoconference in this forum entitled 'Real Madrid basketball, a universal phenomenon' , in which he stated that in the NBA he has not seen a level of passion for a franchise like the one he has found in fans of the Madrid team.
" Those of us who are Madridistas, what we feel for our team, playing a game, celebrating a title, passing through Cibeles … is unique. In these four years in the NBA I have not felt it in my teams or in other teams, "concluded 'Willy' Hernangmez.