Real Madrid Rumors
According to Spanish website Encestando, Gustavo Ayon is thinking about his future in the last few weeks. Ayon is on an expiring contract with Real Madrid and will be a free-agent soon. The negotiations with Real for a new contract hasn’t gained steam so far and Ayon is thinking about a possible return to the NBA. One of his children still lives in United States and Ayon wants to spend more time with him. Also next season the new salary cap will start and Ayon could have the possibility of making much money in NBA.
Zeljko Obradovic gave an interview for the Spanish El Mundo, where, among other things, he expressed his opinion that in the age where physicality reigns in basketball, the sport needs players like Stephen Curry and Sergio Rodriguez who rely on their talent. “We need players like Curry and Rodriguez”, said the Serbian coach. “Stephen Curry is changing basketball, and as he also says, it is all through hard work. Some years ago he had said that he can score with a thousand ways more than Lebron James. Everyone, back then, was saying: “Damn! Who is that guy?” But Curry has done it. He has succeeded”.
Sergio Llull: I re-signed last year for another six seasons, and you do that to stay [in Madrid], you don’t do that to stay one year and then leave the next one. I’ve said many times that I’m very happy here, I haven’t received any offer and I only focus on playing at my highest level to help the team.
The general manager of the Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey, is currently in Spain and he spoke to the “Marca” newspaper about the possibility of his team trying to sign again this summer Sergio Llull. Morey was present in the game between Estudiantes and Tenerife, he scouted 21 years old center Juancho Hernangomez and the topic of his comments to “Marca” was Real Madrid’s Sergio Llull: “I’ll be watching live Llull, but right now I can’t say if we will try to sign him again this summer. I’ve been in Italy, Serbia and Malaga. We are not seeking anything in particular, we are always looking at players who can help us”.