Xabi López-Arostegui, Juancho’s replacement, is already in Tokyo

The eaves Xabi López-Arostegui, substitute for Juancho Hernangómez, who had to leave the list of players of the Spanish team to play the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for the refusal of his club, the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA American, is already in Tokyo with the Spanish team.

The Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB) confirmed the arrival of Lopez-Arostegui sharing a message on Twitter from one of the team’s technical team members with a photograph in which the player is seen in the dining room of the Olympic Village.

The eaves of the Valencia Basket, who had to join urgently when FEB received the refusal of the Timberwolves last Friday 23, could be ready to get dressed and be on the bench for today’s game (14.00 in Spain) against Japan at the Saitama Super Arena, but it is highly unlikely that he will participate with the team since he has just arrived from a trip and has not been able to train with his teammates. The technician Sergio Scariolo he ruled out his participation with the host in the previous one.

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