Facundo Campazzo again had a great night at the NBA and today’s will be remembered by the Cordovan as the first in which he started in Denver nuggets, which fell 111-99 on their visit to the Boston Celtics.
At the end of the meeting held in Boston, Campazzo spoke with the press and told how he felt when they told him that he was going to start for the first time: “I tried to be calm to do my job and make the team play.”
Campazzo played almost 40 minutes (his maximum) and filled his roster with 15 points (equaled his NBA record), eight assists (his best mark), three rebounds, two steals, a cap, a loss and three personal fouls.
“Anyone can score, carry the ball and make it play. We are a very dangerous team on offense and we have to improve a lot on defense. When we do it well, we are difficult to beat ”, explained the Cordovan and added: “I try to be calm, read the situation and put my identity and play as Facundo Campazzo.”
Meanwhile, about his present in Denver, the Argentine assured: “I feel comfortable, confident. I think that’s thanks to my teammates, the coach… They let me play as I know how, as I used to play on my other teams. I want to adapt quickly and I continue to do so, it is not easy but I feel that I am improving game by game ”.
Campazzo’s praise for Nikola Jokic
“It is a lot of fun playing with (Nikola) Jokic. I think he plays like an MVP. Help the team win, his statistics are incredible and he makes his teammates better. He is a winner and that is very important to fight for important things ”, Campazzo said about the Serbian, who against Boston finished with 43 points.
“We have a young and talented team. Together with Jamal (Murray) they are our leaders ”, It ended at the Campazzo conference, at the close of a night that you will surely not forget.