ANDhe Real Madrid has made the signing of Adam Hanga official for the next two seasons. The 32-year-old, 2.01-meter Hungarian forward arrives from Barcelona, ??who rescinded his contract despite having one more season to go. It will be the second ex-Azulgrana to sign for the Madrid team this summer after Thomas Heurtel, who signed for one year with an option for another. It is the third team they have met after also playing together at Baskonia.
Hanga comes to Madrid after four seasons at Barcelona in which it went from more to less, especially after the arrival of Sarunas Jasikevicius, who lost confidence in him. As a Barça player he won the double of the last year and two more King Cups. During this time, the player has shown an extraordinary versatility that allows him to perform in any of the three outside positions. Now the whites will exploit it, who already claimed him four years ago when he left Baskonia for Barcelona. The Catalans won the bid by paying a significant amount of money to the Vitorians.
In his first statements as a Madrid player, Hanga assures that he reaches “a winning team that has been playing at an incredible level for many years. I know the players very well, the system they play and I really want to start working with Laso, a historical coach who knows me very well “. Regarding his objective, he affirms that “it is to fight for the four titles. It is the most we can ask for: fight and compete at the highest level. The team has won everything in recent years: Euroleague, a title that I still need to win, Leagues … “.
With his arrival, the whites practically close their squad waiting for what happens with Jaycee Carroll, who has yet to decide whether to retire or, as it seemed in the middle of the season, continue for another year. If the shooting guard hangs up his boots, Madrid would have to go on the market with the complicated mission of finding a replacement for one of the most effective shooters in European basketball in the last decade.
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