Laso: ‘To beat Zalgiris, it will be mandatory to play a good game’

Pablo Laso, who could have closed his renewal for two years as coach of the Real Madrid
, has not hesitated to praise the Zalgiris Lithuanian, whom he considers “very competitive”, in addition to stating that to win the Madrid team will have to play “a good game”. The white team receives this Thursday Zalgiris Kaunas on the twenty-sixth day of the Euroleague

“We have trained very well this week and I always hope for the best version of my team. We have a difficult game because Zalgiris they are having a great season and it is a very competitive team and it has players with a lot of experience “, said Laso, in statements provided by his club.

For the Madrid coach, the Zalgiris “He has a very defined style of play with very good pick & roll situations on arrival, good outside scorers.” “His outside game has a lot of threat and, in addition, this year Zalgiris has incorporated one more weapon that is an inside game that is growing a lot with Lauvergne Y There is. It is a very complete set and that is why it is where it is in the Euroleague fighting to enter the top eight. To win, it will be mandatory to play a good game ”, he added.

The Argentine base Nicolas Laprovittola, for his part, he is aware that the Madrid team needs to “regain the good feelings.”

“We have a very tough game against Zalgiris. We need to regain our level and good feelings, even more so playing at home. It is a difficult goal because they are fighting to enter the top eight in the competition, just like us, and therefore there is a lot at stake ”, said the Argentine player.

In the opinion of Laprovittola, the Real Madrid will have to put before the Lithuanian team “a lot of physicality and play intelligently, because Zalgiris it does it very well, it is a team that never lowers its arms, fights to the end and has many resources “.

“He would highlight his shooters, with Grigonis in front, although it would be a mistake to focus all our attention on him because Zalgiris he is very strong in all aspects of the game ”, he pointed out.