Facundo Campazzo fulfilled this Saturday, in a big way, his dream of debuting in the NBA when joining your team, Denver Nuggets, in their preseason match against the Golden State Warriors.
The Argentine, former Real Madrid, Peñarol and Murcia, got into the game before the end of the first quarter and reached a total of 24 minutes on the court, contributing eight points, a rebound and three assists.
But the best of Campazzo was seen in the second half of the match, when he put the team on his shoulder, especially in the fourth quarter, and led a comeback of 20 points to even the score. In the end he did not reach, but all of Denver had been dazzled with his personality and his virtues in defense and attack in a more than promising start.
As a visitor to San Francisco, for statistics, his team lost by a tight 107-105 despite the 26 points that Nikola Jokic contributed. Kent Bazemore was the victor’s leading scorer, with 13.
“A dream come true”
After the meeting, Campazzo told the press: “It was incredible, a dream come true. I waited my whole life for this. No, I’m not tired, that’s how I play, I give my one hundred percent. I put my heart, I play with passion. ”