ANDl Barça de Sarunas Jasikevicius The preseason starts this week, with the medical tests on Tuesday and the first training session on Wednesday, with only nine players from the first team.
The men under the Lithuanian coach will be Pierre Oriola, Nicola Mirotic, Nick Calathes, Brandon Davies, Roland Smits, Kyle Kuric, Sertac Sanli, Sergi Martínez and Rokas Jokubaitis.
The escort Alex Abrines and the Argentine base Nicolas Laprovittola They will have a few more days of vacation after their participation in the Tokyo Olympics.
For his part, the American escort Cory Higgins He will join training at the end of this week, as he has permission from the Barça club to attend to a personal matter.
The Argentine exterior Leandro bolmaro It does not appear in Barça’s preseason plans, which could indicate the proximity of his departure to the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA.
Seven Barça B players will be in the preseason
In addition to the nine members of the first team, Jasikevicius will have seven Barça B players: the guards Juani Marcos (21 years old), Agustín Ubal (18 years old) and Rafa Villar (17 years old), the outsiders Michael Caicedo (18 years old) and Gael Bonilla (18 years old) and the interiors Ibou Badji (19 years old) and James Nnaji (17 years old).
Except for Marcos and Badji, who had a Barça B card last season, the other five players (Ubal, Villar, Caicedo, Bonilla and Nnaji) were part of the junior team that in the 2020/21 season was proclaimed champion of Catalonia, Spain and runner-up in the Euroleague.
Barça will complete the first week of training sessions at the Palau Blaugrana and the Joan Gamper Sports City, before leaving for Andorra from 24 to 31 August.