The starting goalkeeper, who performed very well in the national team’s 81-71 defeat to Spain, took the floor and made no secret of his confidence in both Japan and the quarter-finals.
In an interview with the Argentine Basketball Association (CAB) website, Nicholas LaprovitolaWho did very well in the national team’s 81-71 defeat to Spain, took the floor and did not hide it. There is confidence against Japan and the quarter-finals in the Olympics Tokyo 2020: “You have to trust this team.”
Laprovittola is optimistic with the Argentine basketball team at the Olympics
Having been a number against Spain, after scoring 27 points (with an average of 17.5 and 4.5 assists in 23 minutes), the Argentine base, ahead of Prensa CAB, indicated the potential of the team led by Sergio Hernandez to qualify for the quarter-finals and how he did it. They were playing the competition: “I feel like we’re still a great, well-known team that’s already done things in the past and He still has things to show for the championship. I think people should trust these players and the team.”
And added: “I think we’re up to the competition and the match in Japan will put us up for the championship. Later we’ll see if that’s enough for us to keep going.”
In turn, he referred to the quality of the competitor that is Japan led by Julio Lamas: “It’s a dangerous teamLike all teams that have made it to the Olympics. TShe has a lot of great playersBe very careful and we have to prepare well for the match so that they don’t surprise us.”
And he closed to the chance that the United States would overtake the Czech Republic on a large scale, which would help Argentina pass: “Whatever it should be, it will be. Then we have to do what we have. We will definitely look at that game from the corner of our eyes, and see if what we need is provided. But we have to trust us and the people, because there is no doubt that we will do everything necessary to be in the quarter-finals.”