Gabriel Deck played this Thursday on the Fenerbahce court his last game with Real Madrid. The Argentinian he had already informed the club before the game that he would pay his clause rescission to be released and make the leap to the NBA, where the Oklahoma City Thunder They will make you a multi-year contract.
The player, in a last service to the Madrid team, he still wanted to travel to Estambul to help his team qualify for the Euroleague quarterfinals. And boy did he do it. Signed 19 points, two rebounds and four assists being one of the highlights of the decisive Madrid victory.
Pablo Laso had him on the court for most of the game, 38:49 minutes and when he replaced him at the end of the game he got a thunderous applause from the entire bench. His coach and his teammates already knew that this was his last game with Madrid, and they rewarded him for his efforts with a sincere and most grateful recognition.
Just over two months ago, several NBA teams had already tried to sign him, among them the Clippers, the Knicks and the Thunder, who have finally convinced him with a succulent offer that will allow him to pay his termination clause, about two million euros, in the absence of negotiating the form of payment with the white team.
By the end of the year Real Madrid made him an offer to renew (the Argentine was one of the lowest paid players in the first team), but he was not convinced. Y the last approaches of the white club arrived too late. Now they lose a player who had become one of the pillars of the team in recent months and will be forced to sign a replacement. Money will have with what the Argentine leaves, but it will not be the same.
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