Pau Ribas, world and European champion with the national team, decided this course to return to its origins and return home, to the Joventut de Badalona. The guard is one of the leaders of the green-black team, which is fighting for the ACB Playoff and for the Eurocup semifinals. The ex of the Barça was sincere in ‘Marcador’ about his return to Badalona, ??the team’s goals, his time at Barcelona, ??the challenges with the national team and his most personal side.
Eurocup against Virtus: “It can be traced. In a 3-game tie, neither winning the first one classifies you nor losing it eliminates you, we had a very serious game, but a bad last one did not allow us to win. By playing a good game we can beat them, you have to repeat the defense in the home game “.
Leader role: “I have experiences that almost no player on the team has experienced, I am here to help them. The most veteran player has to lead the way. I think our season is good especially because the youngsters are performing at a good level and improving day by day and its improvement will be as far as we can go. “
Return to Joventut: “I have not thought if I could have continued at Barça. I had a year left on my contract but I decided I needed another role and another responsibility. I made the decision during confinement. If Barça will win the Euroleague I will be happy because I have many friends there. I have nothing to reproach myself, I am very happy to return home to Badalona “.
Pau to Barça: “Pau is an icon of Spanish basketball. He’s taken very seriously to recover well and try to end up enjoying basketball for the years that remain.. It can give Barça a plus in impact and we will see if he recovers well and can play. I congratulated him when he signed. “
Olympic Games: “Without a doubt I want to be, I really enjoy the national team and it is the only championship that I am missing, I have won the World Cup and the European Championship and a 3 out of 3 would not be bad. You always compete and achieve successes because it is a very involved team that knows each other very well. The players are psyched to prepare well and have a great championship. “