A starting Juancho Hernangómez falls on the buzzer in front of the Nets


The Spanish forward Juancho Hernangómez has fallen this morning with the Toronto Raptors in the visit of the Brooklyn Nets (116-119), an NBA duel in which the man from Madrid enjoyed more minutes than ever and even “knocked down” Kyrie Irving, who gave the victory to his team at the last second.

A triple by the American point guard, his team’s top scorer (32), at the last moment allowed the New York franchise to claim its fifth consecutive victory and consolidate itself as fourth classified in the Eastern Conference (18-12), where the Canadians close, tenth, the ‘Play-In’ positions (13-16).

Fred VanVleet’s 39 goals were not enough for Nick Nurse, who had the Hernangómez median as a starter; In total, Juancho spent almost 41 minutes on the court, in which he contributed eight points -3 of 5 shots from the field, including 1 of 3 triples, and 1 of 2 from the personal line-, six rebounds and one assist.

In addition, he took one of the ‘highlights’ of the night in a penetration to the basket in which he dodged Irving’s defense, who went to the ground before the Spaniard scored.


JUANCHO HERNANGÓMEZ: 8 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assist.