En the same weekend that his name has again sounded strongly around his future in the NBA, Matteo Spanish He has given the reason to those who place him as a fixed in the draft to be held next June and in which the most optimistic forecasts place him in the first round of it.
The young Italian player, on loan from Real Madrid with whom he renewed last summer for three seasons, took advantage of the spotlight of a match against Sergio Scariolo’s Virtus de Bologna to shine with his own light in a performance that “has astonished” in the transalpine country.
Spagnolo, who fulfilled 19 years on January 10, he was the most outstanding player in the defeat of Cremona (79-71) in a match that ended with 18 points (six of 12 shooting from the field), three rebounds and four assists. A performance that both the NBA and Real Madrid took good note of.
Spagnolo is considered one of the greatest talents of the generation of 2003 and has already been a protagonist in Real Madrid, a team with which he won the Adidas Next Generation Tournament, the Junior Euroleague, being a fundamental part of the title and being chosen in the best quintet of the tournament after averaging more than 15 points and five assists per game.