The Real Madrid the contacts for the signing of the American base would be very advanced Nigel Williams-Goss, that this campaign has shone in the ranks of the Lokomotiv Kuban Russian. According to several sources, this 26-year-old and 1.91-year-old player would be the alternative chosen by the white club for the place that he was initially going to allocate to Pierria henry, since the signing of the game director of the Baskonia It has become very complicated in the last two months. The news was first advanced by Greek journalist Niki Bakouli.
Henry I had in early April an agreement practically outlined with the Real Madrid, which had also come to a principle according to the Baskonia on the compensation to be paid to the Basque team so that it waives the right of first refusal on the player (about 500,000 euros). However, the march of Luca vildoza the NBA has changed the situation in the Baskonia, which now has much more liquidity (received 2 million dollars for the Argentine’s freedom) and aspires to keep Henry or, failing that, get a lot more for it. On the other hand, Henry It has sparked interest from some NBA franchises and could be heading back to the United States if the numbers come out.
The Real Madrid, faced with this uncertainty and the increased cost of the operation, has redirected its eyes towards Williams-Goss, a first-rate point guard but who does not look like he is going to return to the NBA soon after his bad experience with the Utah Jazz in the 2019-20 season. Williams-Goss This season he has averaged 17 points (50% in triples), 5.2 assists and a PIR of 19 in the Eurocup, in which he was runner-up with Lokomotiv Kuban.