Juan Carlos Navarro Rumors

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Juan Carlos Navarro
Juan Carlos Navarro
Position: -
Born: 06/13/80
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:174 lbs. / 79 kg.
Earnings: $538,090 ($665,786*)
Prior to the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, Stephen Curry via video call with reporters discussed Juan Carlos Navarro and La Bomba influencing him in the earlier stages of his career. He went on to win the Three-Point Contest and help Team LeBron secure the victory in the All-Star Game held in Atlanta Sunday. “I played against him one time in international basketball and seen a lot of film,” he mentioned on retired Navarro. “His creativity, his shot selection, his rhythm on the floor. It jumps off the screen and when you play against him. I’ve seen him take the one-footed threes and the way he moved all around the floor, I learned a little of what I could implement into my game. I’ve tried the one-foot threes a couple of times, made a couple.”
Prior to the 2021 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Curry was asked if he could see any comparisons between he and EuroLeague legend Juan Carlos Navarro. It’s clear Curry has turned on his tape before. “I played against him one time in international basketball and seen a lot of film,” Curry said Sunday to reporters. “His creativity, his shot selection, his rhythm on the floor — it jumps off the screen when you play against him. I’ve seen him take the one-footed 3s and the way he moved all around the floor, I learned a little of what I could implement into my game. I’ve tried the one-foot 3s a couple time, made a couple.”
“For the guys sometimes coming from a strong nation like Spain, it’s tougher,” said Tomas Satoransky, a Czech who spent seven years playing in Spain before joining the Washington Wizards and now starts for the Chicago Bulls. “I think that was a big issue, a big barrier for Juan Carlos to be successful.” Of course, he also had a choice of cities in which to play — Memphis or Barcelona. “He was in Memphis. He could stay in Barcelona,” Satoransky said. “That was an easier choice. It’s tougher for them to adapt.”