Scariolo: “We continue working on generational change”


The Spanish men’s basketball coach, Sergio Scariolo, has assured that the concentration these days in Malaga, in addition to preparing for the Valencia Pre-Olympic in July, will serve to continue “working on generational change” and to “find a good pace of work”.

“It is an important step, perhaps not so much for the Pre-Olympic, although of course we began to work physically and technically for it, but also to continue our fundamental work, which is the most important thing in this coming cycle, moving forward. in the generational change, at least as far as we are concerned, in the absence of being able to count on a slightly more important presence of young players on the field with their clubs,” he told the media in Malaga.

The team has coincided in the Andalusian city with the men’s U-20 team, which is preparing for the Eurobasket in its category. “We have started with enthusiasm, obviously with some logistical problems due to travel, the bad weather conditions that have delayed us a little, but it is very good to have the first team and the U-20 here. We will work together, we will work as always in total harmony “The U-20 team is a very good team, very important because it takes the players to the senior team. The first coach is Salva Camps, who has been with us for many years,” he indicated.

“The main thing today is to find a good work rhythm, insert Albert Oliver and Fran Vázquez into the coaching staff, who have just joined, and be able to coordinate the work very well between the players, the seniors and the juniors, who in good quantity They will train with us every day,” he concluded.