Bomb in the market. Nicolas Laprovittola would be about to become the second reinforcement of the Barça ahead of next season after the Turkish center Sertac Sanli, whose signing for two years has been announced this Thursday by the Barça club. According to the prestigious Eurohoops journalist Chema de Lucas, the Argentine guard would have already outlined an agreement with Barça for one season plus an optional second. From the Barça have confirmed to this newspaper that Laprovittola It is one of the options they are considering for the base position.
The news has jumped only hours after the Real Madrid announce in an official note the untying of Laprovittola after the end of his two-year contract with the white team. In that same statement, the farewell of the American pivot with an Israeli passport was announced Alex Tyus.
Laprovittola He arrived at Real Madrid in the summer of 2019 after being proclaimed MVP of the Endesa League in the previous season, 2018-2019, in which he played for Joventut. Throughout these two years he has not been able to establish himself as the mainstay of the white team’s direction of play, not even after Facundo Campazzo left for the NBA in the middle of last season.
The Argentine international, aged 31 and 1.90, did not enter into the future plans of Real Madrid, which has already closed in the absence of officialization the arrivals of the French Thomas heurtel and the american Nigel Williams-Goss for the base position, in addition to the young Carlos Alocen,
One of the priorities of Barça in this summer market it was the signing of a second baseman to help Nick calathes in the direction of play. The march of Heurtel in January and the disappointing performance of his replacement Leo Westermann have made that second base position this season the great weak point of the team of Sarunas Jasikevicius.
Laprovittola has averaged 6.8 points and 3.8 assists
and 8.1 valuation in 17 minutes on the track in the last Euroleague. Their numbers are somewhat better in the Liga Endesa: 9.5 points, 3.9 assists and a PIR of 11.2 in just under 20 minutes.