Thursday, June 8, 2023

Ibon Navarro: “Thomas and Carter gave us a lot”

ibon navarroUnicaja coach, highlighted the “Inspiration” by Tyson Carter (25 points) and the dregs that both he and Will Thomas contributed to clear the match with Río Breogán (74-90) in the last quarter this Thursday at the Pazo dos Deportes.

“We won on one of the most difficult pitches, against a team that had been playing at a tremendous level,” he said at the post-game press conference.

The Unicaja coach said that “in the first half the little control” that his team had of the “losses generated many counterattack situations, especially in the second quarter.”

“That and the rebound kept them in the game. In the third quarter we limited losses much more and in the last We found two players who gave us a lot of ground, Thomas and Carterwhich were at a very high level,” he said.

“That the Breogán shooters weren’t successful made players with less success appear from the outside shot who were better today as Nenadic or Tanaskovic“, he explained.

Navarro warned that the “longer rotation” and the “athleticism” of the Malaga team made them “dominate the game offensively against one of the best defensive teams in the league.”

In addition, he was “very happy” for Malaga to host the final of the basketball Champions League, a competition in which the Andalusian team will try to add their second title this season after the Copa del Rey.

Malaga is a basketball city. As a city, it has shown that it can organize events at a very high level and our fans will be able to see the team fighting for a title, but the title has not been given to us yetthat no one is mistaken”, he specified.


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