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“It was great,” Rockets coach Stephen Silas said. “His screening and rolling, short-rolling, and passing — those are the three things I thought he was good at, but I didn’t know he was as good as he was during the EuroBasket. “The energy that he has, those were things that we knew. The switchability that he has, those were things that we knew. But as far as his offensive game, he really showed us a knack for short-rolling and making plays for others that I didn’t know that he had.”

Nuggets GM explains why Denver didn't keep Facundo Campazzo

“Facundo Campazzo gave his heart and soul when he was here. He was loved in the locker room,” said Calvin Booth on Monday at a press conference for NBA media day in Denver. “We wanted to try to be a little bigger team and we didn’t think it was absolutely necessary to have a real point guard like Facu so we made the decision to move in a different direction,” he added. “I know he probably wanted to have played more. But these are things that happen throughout a season,” Booth said.
Hernangomez, 26, went from starring in the movie and playing the fictional player from Spain, Bo Cruz, to winning the 2022 EuroBasket with Spain. He talked about recent ventures during the preseason Media Day of the Toronto Raptors. “It has been a great summer. First, the movie. We were working for two years on that. It was a success. Then, playing for the national team and winning the European championship with my brother. Seeing my brother get the MVP of the tournament. It was an honor. I am so proud of how hard he worked for that and proud of how the team worked all summer,” he said.
Juancho Hernangomez, a Toronto Raptors forward who stared in Adam Sandler’s ‘Hustle’ as an aspiring NBA player, scored 27 points for his native Spain, while his brother, Willy, a New Orleans Pelicans center, earned MVP honors. ‘Bo Cruz!’ Sandler wrote in a congratulatory tweet, referencing Juancho’s character name from the movie. ‘Getting it done. Love you Juancho. And Willie (sic)! Congrats to the whole Spanish team.’