The complete escort, in this way, his return to Spain after several years abroad. Salvadores come to Valencia Basket after two excellent seasons in Italy and Turkey. In the 2019-20 season, the foreign team played for Virtus Segafredo Bologna where she averaged 17.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. Later, in the 2020-21 campaign, he averaged 19.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5 assists and a PIR of 16.9 per game with Besiktas.
After being officially presented, the Spaniard said that “I am very happy to be in Valencia, to return to Spain and be part of this great club, which is growing a lot in the female part and is elite in Europe. I hope that with hard work and effort we can achieve many successes for the Club ”.
Teika, sponsor of the event
Nicolás Barber, general director of Teika, sponsor of the event, has begun the turn of interventions to convey his gratitude to Valencia Basket “for choosing the Teika facilities for this presentation. For us it is a pride to repeat year after year welcoming players who join this taronja project ”. He then turned to Salvadores to welcome him “to Valencia, the best city in the world to practice basketball, and to the Club.” In addition, Barber has valued the rapid growth of the women’s project and its successes, as well as the work of the Taronja entity: “Valencia Basket is a perfect machine for producing basketball, generating wealth for Valencia, the Community and Spain.”
For his part, the honorary president of Valencia Basket, Paco Raga, wanted to “thank Teika for joining us as a sponsor of this presentation, as it is almost becoming a tradition, since they decided to join us on the road to promoting basketball feminine. The successes that our women’s team is reaping are hooking more and more people, but Teika has not only accompanied us in these last steps, but also decided to bet on this project from its first steps, and that is why it is so special to continue counting on its I support now that we are installed in the elite ”.
Salvadores is now officially a Valencia Basket player
Later, Raga continued with his speech to welcome Ángela Salvadores to the Taronja Family: “In the lower categories of the Spanish team, he already helped win several European titles and a silver in the 2014 U-17 World Cup where he was MVP, scoring 40 points against the USA. After his time in the USA, both in Salamanca and Ensino and in his European tour, he left samples of his great scoring ability, having an important role in Sopron, being drafted by the WNBA and leading Virtus and Besiktas in his last two seasons. Angela, we were looking forward to you coming home to Spain, and I am sure that we are going to enjoy your game a lot in Valencia ”.
The player already has the number 7 on her shirt and is excited to wear it: “I am very happy to be here and very grateful to Valencia Basket for this opportunity. We are going to fight for all the titles of all the competitions that we play and for that, everyone’s work is needed. I can contribute my characteristics, but it takes all of them to win.