The coach of the Joventut, Carles duran, said before playing this Thursday (6.30 pm) against MoraBanc Andorra that the best way to get to the title playoffs is by “beating the Andorra and to Bilbao“, his last two rivals in the regular league.
The green-blacks, in addition, have suddenly seen themselves with options to finish sixth, after the defeat (98-89) of the Inherit San Pablo Burgos on the trackl Bilbao Basket, and they will get this place by winning their last two games and for the people of Burgos to lose the two that remain.
The forward could reappear against the Andorrans Xabi López-Arostegui after two months injured an ankle. The club has put the condition of “doubt” for the game, as well as the guard Pep Busquets, who has returned to La Penya after playing on loan this season to Girona Basketball.
Of the Andorran team, which is playing the qualification for the ‘play-off’, Duran stressed that it is a “very competitive team that we always have a hard time defeating” and pointed to the point guard Jeremy senglin Y Clevin hannah and to the eaves David
Jelinek as his “most decisive” men.
The coach of the green-black team said that his men will have to be “very attentive to the first seconds of each Andorran possession since they run a lot and play with a lot of freedom.”
On the other hand, Carles duran He commented that the last week has served them to prepare for the ‘play-off’ “and work things out for the future”, although he does not renounce to improve the current seventh position: “we aspire to be sixth, although it does not depend on us.”