Carles Duran: “We have returned to the playoff and we have to give it value”

The coach of Joventut de Badalona, Carles
Last, celebrated that his team qualified for the playoff of the Endesa League and he pointed out that they must give it courage because until recently they played for permanence and now they are in the fight for the title “with many young people and people from the house.”

The Catalan coach was “proud” of the role of his team, which won 71-79, and assumed that it was a “very different” match from what it should be due to the physical situation of the team. Baskonia, “Not very normal” due to the COVID outbreak that shook the team.

“It was not the best game for the two teams, due to many circumstances, but it is important for us. We want to finish the regular phase well. Winning in Baskonia is never easy, ”he said.

Despite the physical situation of his rival, he recognized that the rhythm destroyed them due to the losses of the ball and praised the figure of Pierrià
Henry. “It has not stopped,” he said.

“We have tried to run and we did it wrong. I think we have a happy way of playing and today we have not had that patience and that talent, “said the black-green coach.

On the role that the team can play in the playoff he added: “The year is long, we have come from playing European competition. We have been in the playoff all year and that has merit, with better moments and others less good. We want to get there well and that happens now to beat Andorra and Bilbao ”.

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