After their great meeting in Denver’s triumph against Charlotte and in the framework of the week in which the NBA celebrates Latin American culture, Facundo Campazzo He gave a virtual conference in which he analyzed his first season in American basketball and in which he chose three moments since he arrived at the Nuggets.
The three moments Campazzo chose in Denver
Among the highlights, Campazzo began with “the first day I visited the stadium, I met my teammates and saw the NBA world for the first time.”
Another of the facts that the Cordovan base mentioned in the virtual press conference this Thursday was “Going to Madison, a stadium that I was very excited to go to; it has a lot of history, I wanted to be there ”.
Meanwhile, Campazzo was left with “games against Lakers, Golden State… going to Boston. They are historical fields and teams of the League ”. Likewise, the Argentine base assured that “I’m enjoying everything and it would be unfair to say three moments”.
Campazzo and the duel with LeBron James
One of the most important moments for Facundo Campazzo was playing with the Los Angeles Lakers and there he had the opportunity to see one of the stars of the NBA, such as LeBron James, up close.
“Is incredible. It is one thing to see it on TV and another thing to see it live or face it. In and of itself it is very important for him to be on the court, what he represents as a player and as a person, outside and inside ”, Campazzo assured about LeBron and acknowledged: “I was surprised, it was incredible to see him play, how he knows the game, how he moves … He is one of the best in the world.”
His boy idol: Marcelo Milanesio
Campazzo recalled in the press conference the different steps he had to take as a player until reaching, for example, this confrontation with LeBron James and spoke of the Argentine who marked him in his childhood: Marcelo Milanesio.
“My idol from when I was younger was Marcelo Milanesio, I liked watching him play, he was also a point guard. I loved watching him, how he made his teammates better. I tried to be a sponge, to absorb everything he could give me “, said the Cordovan about his countryman, who marked an era in the National League playing for Athens (Photo: MundoD)
Representing the country in the NBA and what they like about Argentines
Campazzo stated that “Representing Argentina in the NBA I don’t take it as pressure” and he told what people like the most about Argentines: “It is the dedication that the player puts in favor of the team.”
“The Argentine player likes fighting very much, playing with intensity, good for the team… Think about the collective more than the individual. The fact of throwing himself at a ball, defending hard, catching a rebound is contagious “Campazzo noted and sent a message to those seeking to reach the NBA: “Being professional and emptying yourself when it comes to playing, leaving everything, is the best way to make an impact.”