"The handicap of youth we replaced it forward"
Oscar Quintana assesses the template UCAM Murcia in the first week of preseason
Stage preseason ended in the monastery of Santa Eulalia (La Santa, Totana), UCAM Murcia coach praised the first week of training and adaptation of newcomers to the group.
In these early days the sensations are being very positive in every way.
On the one hand, in physical appearance, all players are being exercised in perfect condition, without suffering any injury beyond typical muscle overload, scrapes or blisters these dates.
Furthermore, the connection between the new teammates and adaptation of foreign players has been very good.
"We've been over a week in a place that allows the player to rest, be well fed and interact with his new teammates.
Now it continue loading backpack working to prepare for the first preseason game, "said Oscar Quintana.
The template is made up of young players seeking to make a name in the Endesa League.
Cantabrian coach expects its adaptation to racing as fast as possible.
"Until the time comes to start competing not see how they adapt.
But is the template you want and we want to give you a lot of joy to our fans.
We have the handicap of youth, but that involves a lot of enthusiasm.
It is very important to start well in this league. "
Besides highlighting the good involvement of new players, Quintana has also analyzed the team by position.
In the case of the base says "Josep Franch has passed the" measles "the first year out of the house and spend the difficulties encountered last season.
Meanwhile, Miki Servera is a player who, despite his youth, has many seasons out of Mallorca in different teams. "
He also clarified that the versatility of Andres Miso will allow him to help the team in different positions.
"Miso part as a very important player in this team.
If you need help in one, two or three will do just as he did last season.
It has a lot of experience in this league and we have to get the maximum performance possible. "
Another name that has been featured in the press conference is Berni Rodriguez.
For the first leaves Unicaja Malaga to play on another computer and fight for other purposes.
"I see him very excited and looking forward ... It is very important that a player with such experience comes with the illusion that spread to his teammates.
I think at first the change can be accused of playing two or three games a week.
For a player used to two competitions, the week it could be a bit long.
But ultimately may work areas that previously could not, and certainly going to have a great season.
Physically I think we can see the Berni of two or three seasons ago. "
As for philosophy to follow this season, Quintana stressed that it may seem a lot to last season.
"Let's try running, going strong rebound and play with some joy offensively."
Next week the team will train at the Sports Palace.
Paloma Ibanez, representing the CB Totana, has introduced the first preseason game of the UCAM Murcia.
Oscar Quintana's team, will face Valencia Basket on the 4th of September in the Sports Pavilion Manolo Ibañez Totana.
Admission will cost only five euros where participation in a lottery.
They are available from today in the Sports Department of the City of Totana, as well as in the office and at the official store of UCAM Murcia.