Real Estelí wants to keep winning
Real Estelí was of the great teams that had the first phase of the Basketball Champions League Americas. And he wants to be continue demonstrating it in the quarterfinals when he faces instituto. Already installed in Cordoba, the team of David Rosario willseek to win the first game of the series to be able to define it as local in Managua.
Christopher Gaston was the outstanding player in points that the nicaraguan team had during the first phase, with an average of 15.3 for game. And he says: "For me things have been playing easy with this team, with players who i know from Puerto Rico and coach that gives me a lot of confidence. I fell that my role in this team is a leader. I bring energy and i speak on the court, that is an important to me."
Real Estelí won his four games in the tournament, but it hand to hand. And Gaston has the recipe to reach the semifinals: "I think we should continue to share the ball, be strong in the rebounds and continue playing happily. We are number 1 in these statistics. We have to kepp playing like this. It's hard to beat a team that plays together on the same page It is an important to have an advantage in the local have that sixth man at home with the support from fans we can continue playing at a high level and it is a good to define the series in Nicaragua. It's something that i love the format that BCLA has".
Gaston arrived for his season and has already begun to show that it is for big things. How do you adapt to basketball in Nicaragua? "This is my first experience in the country and i have nothing but good thing to say. People are starting to fall in love with sport. There are players here who are hungry to improve and with that basketball will continue to grow in the country".
Nicaragua's team so far is the second best scorer, and the first in rebounds and assists. From this tuesday, the 14th, we will seek to take a new step in the BCLA when from 22hs. he visits Instituto. The series will continue in Managua on saturday 18th and monday 20th ( if a third game is necessary).