Sergio Hernández’s team will face the United States, Australia and Nigeria as part of the preparation for the Olympic Games. In addition, there will be a fourth game that has not yet been made official.
The Argentina basketball team It is already beginning to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics, whose first presentation will be on July 26. In the run-up to the Olympic event, the 15 players shortlisted by Sergio Hernández will perform a Las Vegas tour, for which they were confirmed three friendlies.
The national delegation will travel on June 26 to work in that city, and there it will face Australia (July 10), Nigeria (the 12th) and USA (the 13th). What’s more, there will be a fourth preparatory duel before leaving for Tokyo that remains to be made official, as reported by the Argentine Basketball Confederation.
Prigioni joins the basketball team’s tour in Las Vegas
The former basketball player from Cordoba Pablo Prigioni, serving today as DT Chris Finch’s first collaborator in the Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA), He will join as Sergio Hernández’s assistant for the Argentina tour prior to the Olympic Games.
“I am very grateful and happy with the possibility of being next to Sergio (Hernández), his staff and the team during the preparation for the Games”, said the former New York Knicks player. And completed: “It gives me the chance to be close to FIBA basketball again after three years only in the NBA and to refresh different concepts to which I am used in recent years.”
The 15 shortlisted by Hernández for Tokyo
Those cited by Hernández are: point guards Facundo Campazzo (Denver Nuggets), Nicolás Laprovittola (Real Madrid) and Luca Vildoza (New York Knicks); the escorts Nicolás Brussino (Zaragoza) and Bolmaro (Barcelona); forwards Gabriel Deck (Oklahoma City Thunder), Patricio Garino (Zalgiris Kaunas), Vaulet (Manresa) and Máximo Fjellerup (San Lorenzo); power forward Luis Scola (Varese) and Fernández (Fuenlabrada); and the pivots Marcos Delia (Trieste), Tayavek Gallizzi (Institute), Berra (Sanitary Works) and Cáffaro (University of Virginia).