The Spanish worldwide Alex Abrines confessed that this Sunday’s duel towards the USA shall be “very robust and really bodily”, however on the identical time a possibility to “proceed bettering” in preparation for the World Cup in two weeks.
“Eager to proceed bettering, towards an opponent that everybody thinks is the favorite. Eager to do issues very properly. It’s a really robust recreation, very bodily, it’s a younger workforce that performs at a excessive stage, working quite a bit”, he mentioned in statements offered by the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB).
Abrines highlighted the issue of a United States during which “the distinction between 1 and 5 will not be very large.” “We should assault differently,” he mentioned earlier than Spain’s second and final match within the FEB Centenary Event that’s happening on the Martin Carpena in Malaga.
“Our power is within the workforce recreation. Taking part in a recreation maybe not spectacular however shifting the ball quite a bit, making the protection work. Defending for twenty-four seconds may be very tough, we at all times search for the open man,” he mentioned.