Lto roller coaster that is being the race of Juancho Hernangmez on the NBA now has him on top and it has not been the most usual in these six courses that he has been in United States. the eaves of 2.06 meters and 26 years old has managed to gain a foothold in the rotation of the Jazz. He has participated in last nine games, seven of them starting as a starter, and with a good number of minutes: 22.3 on average.
Juancho took advantage of a lesin de Bojan Bogdanovic to become strong in the schemes of the coach Quin Snyder. In these nine games he has averages of 6.7 points and 4.6 rebounds with 45.7% in field goals and 40.0% in triples. The Jazz, fifth in the Western Conference, appreciate his intensity and his rebounding ability. Therefore He has not gone out of rotation even with the return of the Croatian. In the win against Lakersthe Spanish forward did nine points, three rebounds and as many assists in 19 minutes.
His moment has nothing to do with what he experienced throughout the season. Juancho’s is the clearest example that in the NBA everything can change overnight. And it’s not the first time it’s happened. Start the campaign in Celticswas transferred to the Spurs and then to Pacerswhat it was speculated that they could cut him. Of 70 possible matches between the three franchises, Juancho only played 27 and on many occasions with very limited court presence. His averages were 6.1 minutes, 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds.
Real Madrid and Bara, on the prowl
were that lack of opportunities and so much moving those that fed the possibility that the forward will return to Europe next season. The instability was taking its toll on him. In fact, taking advantage of the break for the All Staryour a Espaa to unwind and be with your family. Real Madrid and Barcelona were already pending than I could decide, but this resurgence could make him reject the return option and keep him in the NBAWhich, after all, was always his dream. She has survived there much worse situations than the current one.
Spanish is in his second year of contract. You have a third, although it is not guaranteed. He would earn $7.4 million, although they must be confirmed before June 30 by the team he is in. He appears to have convinced the Jazz, who have five regular-season games remaining. will have to check if Juancho is still entering Snyder’s plans in this final stretch and, above all, if he continues to have minutes in the playoffs. It would be a magnificent sign for a future in the NBA, where, seen, everything changes in a heartbeat.
Scariolo believes that there is no better place than the NBA… if he plays
Sergio Scariolo it is clear that United States It may be the best place for the international if it continues to have a presence. “If Juancho has minutes like he’s been having in the last month, better than the NBA he’s not going to find anything.”. Another thing is that those minutes do not find them or do not deserve them. It will depend on the offer they can make for next year. It is very interesting for him and for us that they have kept the minutes after Bogdanovic’s return”, assures the Spanish coach, who spoke on Radio MARCA’s ‘El programa de Ortega’ to be congratulated on his 61st birthday.