Lakovic: “We want to be healthy and be ourselves again”

Lakovic: “We want to be healthy and be ourselves again”

Gran Canaria coach Jaka Lakovic emphasized his players’ desire to “do well” and “be themselves again” in Sunday’s game against them. Bilbao basket.

“We have a very serious team coming up, playing in European competitions and doing well all season. We have to be 100% focused to win the game,” the coach said at a press conference on Friday.

The Gran Canaria team returns to the slopes this weekend, after a month-long break in which eight players traveled with their national teams. “So we don’t know exactly where we are at the moment,” he warned. Lakovic who added, “In this situation, any overconfidence would be very bad.”

“Now we look forward to playing at home with our fans again. We want to play well, because personally I was a bit gutted about the last cup match. It was another game and one that has no bearing on the championship, but now we want to play well and be ourselves again,” he said.

In this sense, “GrançaAgora” must feel the dynamics of the championship and return to “the dynamics of the championship”. The Yellows want to “do well and be solid” in this first game after the break and know that “a win would mean a lot for the standings and for ‘average’ Bilbao”.

This Sunday’s home game against Bilbao “It will be a team effort” because the rivals “play well as a team”, the Gran Canaria team’s coach insisted after recalling the “great season” that Lude Hakanson had “Leadership of his team’ and the inclusion of Zalmpouris in the Bilbao team, “a great player and at risk of shooting”.

“We have to take that into account in matches and defense. We have to defend their sidelines well,” he added.

Jaka Lakovic He insisted that a win this Sunday would be “very good for qualifying”, but recalled that “every game matters” and that when his team “starts to look at the calendar, it loses focus to become what it should be”.

On the state of the team, the coach said all players are “good and healthy”, including Olivierque “has recovered and is working for the group”, the coaching staff will decide on Saturday whether he is fit for the game.

The party that will face Cesta Gran Canaria and Surne Bilbao in the framework of the 21st round of the Endesa Liga will take place on Sunday, March 5 at noon at the Gran Canaria Arena.

Source: La Neta Neta