The coach of the Joventut from Badalona, Carles duran, said this Friday that this Saturday they have a “final” before the Barça at the Palau Blaugrana in the third and last match of the Endesa League quarterfinals and that his team will “fight it” as far as they can.
The green-black coach affirmed that his team has “a tiny percentage” of eliminating Barça and that he expects a Joventut “ambitious and eager to face a great team”.
“I am very happy with the eighty minutes played against him Barça in this tie and we have a chance. It will be very difficult to beat them but you have to do the same job again, “said the coach.
Last pointed out that the “key” of the third game will be how they recover “in 48 hours” and said that the Barça “He will have to play basketball well again” to beat them as his team will go to the Palau Blaugrana “to compete.”
One of the coach’s concerns after winning at Barça Thursday at the Palau Olímpic is “the gasoline” that the team has left, something he said he did not know.
“I hope and wish that we have gasoline to fight again but I do not know. We are not going for a walk and we will have to draw (strength) from wherever it is and take advantage of any option we have,” added the coach.
Last He described his team’s season as “ten” no matter what happens in the third game and said that the entire squad “wants more.”
“Nobody wants this to end and we will fight it. We played the ‘playoffs’ to win a title and not to be the ‘sparring’ of the Barça or of Lenovo Tenerife“.