After the game this morning in Las Vegas (Spanish time), Sergio Scariolo has given the final list of the 12 players who will wear the shirt of Spain in the Olympic Games. They are as follows:
4 Pau Gasol
5 Rudy Fernandez
6 Sergio Rodriguez
9 Ricky Rubio
10 Victor Claver
13 Marc Gasol
14 Willy Hernangómez
16 Usman Garuba
20 Alberto Abalde
21 Alex Abrines
23 Sergio Llull
41 Juancho Hernangómez
Once its last preparation match has been played, the team will travel from Las Vegas (via Dallas) to Tokyo, where it will carry out several training sessions before its official debut at the Olympic Games, on Monday the 26th against Japan.
Juancho Hernángomez will be in Tokyo
Finally, Juancho Hernangómez has been able to be at the disposal of the National Coach, Sergio Scariolo, for the list of summoned of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2021. The tests carried out by the medical services of the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Spanish Basketball Federation, with the collaboration Dr. Emilio Calvo Crespo, Head of the Traumatology Service of the Jiménez Díaz Foundation, belonging to the QuirónSalud Group, the official hospital of the Spanish Basketball Team, have determined that the evolution of his injury allows him to be part of the Olympic expedition.
Juancho Hernangómez suffered an acromioclavicular dislocation in the match against France on July 8 in Malaga. Although initially the injury seemed to eliminate him from the Games, the subsequent evolution of the ailment, as well as the work of the player and the FEB medical services, QuirónSalud and the Timberwolves has managed to allow the Madrid forward’s recovery process to allow him to travel to Tokyo The player will continue with his treatment in Japan until he completes his recovery and is fully available to Scariolo.
Scariolo, appreciates the “excellent work” of Oriola, Brizuela and López-Aróstegui
Once the list was released, the Spanish coach, Sergio Scariolo, highlighted “Juancho’s work and effort to be in the team”And thanked the “excellent work” that the three players who will return to Spain after the game in Las Vegas have done throughout the concentration: Pierre Oriola, Darío Brizuela and Xabi López-Aróstegui. Thanks that he has extended to the Minnesota Timberwolves for their “open attitude” in the case of Juancho Hernangómez, of whom he has said that he is a player “who needs to accumulate experience like the one they will provide him with at the Olympic Games.