The Maccabi Tel Aviv coach is preparing for the meeting against Real, but does not forget the national event on Wednesday night: "Maccabi gave Danny the chance to show his talent and improved it" • About the meeting in Madrid: "It's a wild Euroleague.
There are really no home games "
Yannis Sapropoulos with Danny Abdia last season.
Best wishes from the bottom of my heart
Maccabi Tel Aviv held today (Tuesday) the concluding training ahead of the trip to the double Euroleague week in Spain, which will begin with a game against Real Madrid (Wednesday) and continue with a game against Valencia (Friday).
Coach Yannis Sapropoulos said before the trip: "We must continue our good game from last week. Real team that has quality, experience and knowledge of how to be in the top for many years. Therefore it is important that we fight, play good defense and smartly on offense."
The Greek later commented on the bizarre Euroleague season: "It's a wild Euroleague. There are really no home games, and we do not have the advantage of our home ground as there has been in previous years. Everything is affected by the corona, that's its effect. We will have more solutions. "
Finally, the coach talked about his former trainee Danny Abdia who will stand in the draft between Wednesday and Thursday: "He is a player who grew up in Maccabi Tel Aviv, a player we are proud of. All Israel loves Danny, the whole country with him. We know him and know he will succeed. Maccabi gave him the "The chance to show his talent and improve it. Danny has great potential in the NBA, in fact he is already an NBA player. I want him to go to a team that believes in him and that he can play in it and show what he knows. We will follow him and his performances."