ANDn the match between Real Madrid and Coosur Real Betis highlighted the presence of the white youth squad Tristan Vukcevic, the last pearl of the white set. The power forward of 2.09 m and 18 years was born in Siena, where his father, the former player, played Dusan Vukcevic (his mother Jade vukcevic was a volleyball player), has Serbian, Greek and Swedish nationality and is one of the great promises of Madrid basketball.
He debuted at the ACB on October 11, 2020 in Madrid’s victory against Gran Canaria (90-65) scoring 2 points and 2 rebounds in four minutes in a season in which He participated in four games, but accumulating only 23 minutes. Yesterday, in one fell swoop, played 14 minutes and left many clues of his talent.
Power forward finished with 11 points (2/2 t2, 2/3 t3 and 1/1 tl), beating its stops in points (11), 3s (2), rebounds (4), assists (3), plugs (2) and titration (16). Pablo Laso highlighted after the game his great projection: “I have seen a very big improvement in him since the start of the season and I have no doubts about what he can bring to the groupbecause he quickly understands what the team needs. “
I have seen a very big improvement in him since the beginning of the season and I have no doubts about what he can bring to the group, as he quickly understands what the team needs
Also, those 11 points has got them with only 18 years and 10 days, something they had only achieved before at their age 10 players in the Endesa League. Among those who are they are currently in the competition, scored 11 or more points at their age Yannick Nzosa (11), Carlos Alocen (15) and his partner at Real Madrid Usman Garuba (13).
But so did stars such as Luka Doncic (23), Ricky Rubio (25) or Juan Carlos Navarro (17). They complete this list of precocious players Domantas Sabonis (13), Jaime Fernández (11), Julio García (13) and, interestingly, the one who is now Tristan Vukcevic’s coach, Pablo Laso (17).
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