Luis Scola, captain of the Argentine basketball team, today dismissed rumors of an eventual retirement from the activity at the end of the year, warning that at Varese, Italy, he has a “good time and has fun.”
“I have a good time at Varese and have fun. I have not resolved anything about my retirement yet” the 40-year-old power forward expressed to the local newspaper ‘La Prealpina’.
“It is the perfect situation for this stage of my career”, said the historical top scorer of the selected Albicelestes, in reference to his permanence in the Varese team (4-5 record), with which he only disputes the Italian First Division League.
“Playing only one game a week allows me to enjoy it a lot and sustain a higher rhythm”, said the former Toronto Raptors, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets and Indiana Pacers, all of the NBA
“Right now I don’t like traveling so much and I feel that the opportunity to connect with Varese allows me to stay mostly with my family and rest my body”Scola explained.
The Italian League scorer, with an average of 22.9 points per game, also allowed himself to think about his future and slipped that he exists “the possibility of staying two or three years in Varese and then evaluating what to do beyond basketball”, said. However, Scola clarified that “I have not resolved anything about my retirement yet and the subsequent options will be evaluated later”, he stated.