John Nunez, the base of the future that excites madridismocontinues to leave small samples of the talent that has led him to join the Real Madrid first team with barely 17 years old. And so He showed it against Hereda San Pablo Burgos in a match at Laso he even handed over the ownership of the team.

Núñez took command from the start and dazzled with a new move to remember. An action in which the lefty point guard remembered Sergio Rodríguez with a lesson in driving and fantasy that ended with assistance to Tavares so that the Cape Verdean crushed the ball.

His talent has always led him to play with the elders, although age has never weighed on him on the court as he showed in 2018, when he was appointed MVP of the Mini Cup or MVP of the ANGT, the junior Euroleague. Also when he entered the ideal quintet of the European U16 with a year less than his teammates, showing that age is not an obstacle for him.

Now that difference has not been an obstacle to settle in the first team of Real Madrid. His irruption is not the result of chance. Although as a child he liked handball more, the one from Villaviciosa de Odón began playing basketball in the Alcorcón youth team, where he soon stood out, drawing the attention of Madrid, who signed him at the age of 11 for Infantil B. “I didn’t like basketball, but I started at Madrid and that’s where I started to love it.”assured ESPN in 2019. Then he went through Infantil A, Cadet B, Cadet A and in 2020 he made the jump to Junior, although in 2019, at the age of 15, he already did the preseason with the first white team.

Left-footed, with good ball handling, good hands to defend, legs to pass blocks behind, his best virtue is a magnificent vision of the game that makes him an excellent assistant as he showed against the Burgos team.