April 15, 2024

The Spanish worldwide Alex Abrines confessed that this Sunday’s duel in opposition to america shall be “very powerful and really bodily”, however on the identical time a chance to “proceed enhancing” in preparation for the World Cup in two weeks.

“Desirous to proceed enhancing, in opposition to an opponent that everybody thinks is the favorite. Desirous to do issues very nicely. It’s a really powerful sport, very bodily, it’s a younger staff that performs at a excessive stage, operating so much”, he mentioned in statements supplied by the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB).

Abrines highlighted the issue of a United States during which “the distinction between 1 and 5 is just not very large.” “We must assault another way,” he mentioned earlier than Spain’s second and final match within the FEB Centenary Event that’s going down on the Martin Carpena in Malaga.

“Our energy is within the staff sport. Taking part in a sport maybe not spectacular however transferring the ball so much, making the protection work. Defending for twenty-four seconds could be very tough, we all the time search for the open man,” he mentioned.